Operations Coordinator / Site Support Assistant

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Siemens Gamesa

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Ostend, Belgium

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12 days ago

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is a leading supplier of wind power solutions to customers all over the globe. A key player and innovative pioneer in the renewable energy sector, we have installed products and technology in more than 90 countries, with a total capacity base of over 84 GW and 25,000 employees. Siemens Gamesa offers one of the industry’s broadest product portfolios, with both offshore and onshore technology as well as industry-leading service solutions.

Siemens Gamesa has grown to become the global leader in offshore power generation. Offshore projects in the Offshore BeNeLux region include Gemini, Westermeerwind, Rentel, Borssele I & II, Seamade, Windpark Fryslân, Hollandse Kust I-IV and Hollandse Kust Noord. On the Siemens Gamesa YouTube channel, you can check out how we put our scale and entrepreneurial culture to work on driving the energy transition towards a sustainable world powered by renewables. We make real what matters: clean energy for generations to come.

We are looking for an Operations Coordinator / Site Support Assistant to join our dynamic and high performing operations team in Oostende.

What are the key responsibilities associated with the job?

Providing support to our Rentel / Seamade back-office team, making sure the orderings process is in place and to provide input in our Purchase Order overview (materials & service) and all site personnel is trained according SGRE trainings guidelines and local legislation. Although you will be assigned to an operations teams, you will be working in a Joint Operations teams. The goal of this Joint Operations team is to standardize, harmonize and improve the processes for all Offshore Wind in the BeNeLux region.

Some of your key tasks will include but not be limited to:
  • Assists the Operations Manager and the Site team members in following up on internal and external daily business topics;
  • Setup and maintain site induction and welcome letter for new joiners / Site visitors, execute site induction when arriving on-site;
  • On boarding (site) new joiners back-office processes / Offboarding;
  • Acts as site administrator for project SharePoint site /Teams: sets up, maintains, manages access rights according to Site specific communication and correspondence project plan. Assure documentation is stored and shared according to the Site specific documentation plan;
  • Upon request Operations Manager organize internal / external events;
  • Sets up and maintain site-specific trainings requirements (maintained in SGRE’s TC manager), Collect trainings all requirements (technology, HSE, Authorization Engineer and local / site specific requirements) in consultation with Site team, Training and Competence Advisor;
  • Setup and execute Site Trainings plan, in consultation with Operational planner and Site manager setup yearly Trainings plan, forecasting towards SGRE trainings department and other training suppliers to assure sufficient training capacity;
  • (Final) check validity of all site technician certificates (SGRE / 3rd parties / visitors);
  • Ordering process for nonstandard materials (including office supplies), Creation of PO’s according the designed process within SAP for the preferred vendors with the correct PO type, ESN, Tax code and account assignment. PO Release, Confirmation and Error Monitoring and PO Error Solving;
  • Have a Safety and Quality mindset, attend Safety Walks and Talks. Act as Nonconformity Process in Fluix (software platform): permits, work instructions, yearly checklists, general information.

What do I need to qualify for this job?
  • Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs (BSO) Administrative / Secretarial or Office management;
  • 2-3 years relevant work experience;
  • Advanced knowledge of Business English and fluent in the Dutch language;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of SAP is considered a benefit;
  • Safety and compliance mindset, strong organizational and administrative skills, multi-tasking, flexible, initiative, proactive, ownership, continuous improvement, open to change, team player, interpersonal skills, integrity, eager to learn, positive and enthusiastic.

What do we offer?

A great place to work within a rapidly growing market. Recognition, opportunities and possibilities are key components of working at Siemens Gamesa. Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed) and local benefits such as subsided lunch, employee discounts and more .


Interested to join our safety and customer focused Service team within our innovative and professional working environment in IJmuiden? Don't waste time - apply now. Please submit your English application via the “Apply” button. If you have any questions please contact our Corporate Recruiter, Klaas Nanninga at number +31 6 24 65 83 41 or e-mail
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We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.