Service Lean Supply Chain Specialist NCE (f/m/d)

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Vestas' Global Service business was spun out as a separate business unit during 2014 due to the growing commercial and strategic significance of the service business. With our corporate strategy "Profitable Growth for Vestas" we have communicated specific, ambitious growth targets for service in coming three years. To achieve such targets while keeping our cost base steady requires a fundamental shift in how we operate - commercially as well as operationally.
The Global Service Lean team is responsible for driving further our Service Business' continuous improvement and execution excellence culture. We drive the process for Strategy Deployment, work on establishing global concepts, and execute breakthrough improvements based on world class methodologies such as Lean Supply Chain, Lean and Six Sigma.


You will be part of a team of Lean and Six Sigma blackbelts in different geographical regions who will work constantly on increasing the Lean maturity of the Service business and executing improvements to reduce operational costs. In your role you will be the dedicated Lean Specialist for the Supply Chain and Repair organization in NCE where you will drive the Lean journey and continuous improvement initiatives. In this role, you are reporting to the Head of Service Lean NCE and one of your first focus areas will be the mapping and streamlining of Supply Chain processes.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Kaizen Events: Plan and coordinate kaizen events to identify process improvements. Your fresh perspective will ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Operational Skills: Translate findings into actionable projects. Whether it’s reducing operational costs or optimising inventory turnover, you’ll make a tangible impact.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Gain buy-in from stakeholders across the organisation. Your ability to build relationships will be critical to our growth.
  • Lean Transformation: Develop Lean Transformation plans based on maturity assessments. Your insights will shape our continuous improvement journey.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Facilitate best practice sharing across regions and facilities. Together, we’ll elevate our service delivery.


To excel in this role, you should have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher, in a relevant field (Engineering, Business, or related)

  • A minimum of 5 years of LEAN experience with a previous experience with project delivery

  • Familiarity with LEAN principles across diverse environments (Supply Chain experience is advantageous)


On a personal level, we value:

  • Influence and persuasiveness
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Change management expertise
  • Proven track record in implementation and facilitation of business improvement initiatives
  • Effective communication with management and shopfloor teams

Additionally, we appreciate:

  • Certification or experience in continuous improvement disciplines
  • Effective implementation of business improvement initiatives
  • The capacity to connect with colleagues at all organizational levels
  • Skill in planning and developing deliverables across different countries and cultures
  • Proficient in written and verbal English communication, with proficiency in other languages beneficial)

What We Offer

Join the ranks of our eminent, world-spanning community. You’ll be an important part of shaping our Supply Chain’s profitability and development. For the right candidate, this position is a stepping stone to further professional and leadership growth.

Why Vestas?

  • Diverse and Inclusive Environment: We believe that diversity drives innovation. Our commitment to inclusion ensures that every voice is heard, regardless of background, gender, or ethnicity.
  • Global Impact: Join a team that contributes to a cleaner planet by maintaining and enhancing renewable energy infrastructure.
  • Career Growth: As part of our Lean team, you’ll have opportunities to develop your skills and advance your career.

Ready to Make an Impact?

If you’re ready to contribute to a greener future and be part of a growing team, apply now! Let’s shape the future of renewable energy together!

Additional Information

  • Primary work location: Hamburg, Germany
  • If this aligns with your interests and qualifications, apply online promptly.
  • The interview process is in on-going and we will conclude once we have selected an appropriate individual for the role.


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About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
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