Traveling Mobile Supervisor

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Des Moines, IA, United States

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21 days ago

Sales/SBU AME/Resource

The resource department is part of the greater operations department supporting service sites and construction projects with technicians and field support personnel. The department is responsible to provide Vestas trained and qualified technicians as well as contractor personnel as requested by operations service and construction. This group is a key activity within the company because execution of construction projects and service plans is dependent on the ability to move resources where they are needed on schedule.


  • Develop job specific schedules, given resource availability and job / customer expectations. Track job completion and provide regular updates to customer and Vestas PM / SM.

  • Coordinate with on-site management representatives, subcontractors, and customers

  • Present the Site Orientation to all Vestas on-site personnel, subcontractors and visitors

  • Review and approve time sheets, expense reports, leave requests, overtime requests and travel requests

  • Ability to travel 100% of the time, including working a flexible and variable work schedule as needed to meet business objectives

  • Act as a safety role model, encourages and recognizes others completing safe acts and intervenes when unsafe acts are being practiced. Adheres to all safety standards and procedures. Identifies gaps in safety standards as well as safety risks in the environment, implements effective risk mitigation and provides recommendations to higher level technical staff and management

  • Demonstrate and promote integrity, strong initiative, as well as a no-compromise focus on safety and quality of work on a continuous basis. Also, may perform basic quality audits of less experienced staff

  • Effectively promotes strong team environment through assisting teammates in accomplishing goals as well as mentoring lower level technical staff. Visibly supports and promotes team spirit and cooperation, and supports change initiatives and proactively looks for improvement opportunities to job appropriate processes and procedures and communicates through appropriate channels or implements improvements using the appropriate control management protocol

  • Interfaces with customer and may respond to customer inquiries. Will refer complex customer inquiries to manager. Demonstrate strong customer focus at all times

  • Support budgetary cost target discussions to deliver service at or below the cost plan target for site service contracts

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrated ability to build and lead a high performing technical team / operation.

  • Ability to understand and utilize technical language.

  • Proven ability to uphold high standards demonstrate accountability and take ownership as a highly self-driven leader.

  • Excellent leadership skills. Demonstrated ability in coaching, mentoring, motivating and developing a technical support team that achieves high level results. Effective change and conflict management. Proven decision-making ability with balanced risk taking. Ability to apply expertise to get results.

  • Proven ability to facilitate multiple groups to work together to address challenging and complex problems.

  • Demonstrated success in the staffing and retention of technical personnel with the required aptitude and attitude.

  • Knowledge and experience with effective behavioral based safety programs, practices and procedures.

  • Functions effectively under pressure in environments of rapid change and conflicting demands and is capable of multi-tasking.

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve customer loyalty excellence through effective relationships and demonstration of value differentiation. Strong negotiation and customer service skills.


  • English communications skills (verbal, active listening, written, meeting management, presentation).

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel as needed to meet business objectives.

  • Strong PC computer skills (MS Office) required, MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Primavera Project Management and/or SAP knowledge preferred.

  • Ability to hold Vestas internal certification in required safety programs that include LOTO, Electrical, Fall Arrest & High Angle Emergency Decent, and Confined Space.

  • Business financial knowledge preferred.


  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, climb stairs, hearing ability to use close range radios, visual acuity including depth perception, field of vision and the ability to distinguish between colors, ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl as needed, as well as hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Ability to climb ladders to heights upwards of 132 meters and supervise work in confined space environments.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The environment is an open office setting and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of this position, and the duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice at the Company’s sole discretion.

What we offer
As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: healthcare; dental; vision; paid time off (PTO); generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and applicants with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
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