Lean Supply Chain Specialist- Madrid or Others

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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, efficient 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 ensuring further our Service Business' continuous improvement and execution quality culture. We facilitate the process for Strategy Deployment, work on establishing global concepts, and implement breakthrough improvements based on world class methodologies such as Lean Supply Chain, Lean and Six Sigma


Responsibilities


You will be part of a team of Lean blackbelts in different geographical regions who will work constantly on increasing the Lean maturity of the Service business and implementing improvements to reduce operational costs. You will also engage with our Supply Chain and Repair organization to track the trends of our metrics towards market benchmarks. You will also work in your region towards stock turns increase, decrease in obsolescence development, Process Improvement and decrease of repair costs in the supply chain


The tasks you'll perform in your region will include:


  • Perform periodically Lean maturity assessment in logistics areas and processes
  • Develop Lean Transformation plans based on Lean maturity assessment
  • Facilitate kaizen events to make improvements and process updates
  • Reduce operational costs through VMP implementation,
  • Facilitate and share Lean best practices across different regions and Repair facilities.


Qualifications


  • An academic degree Bachelor level in Engineer
  • Minimum 5 years of LEAN Supply Chain experience and track of completed project,
  • Experience with LEAN Supply Chain in different environments (i.e. manufacturing and transactional.
  • Either certification or certified experience or education in Lean Supply Chain and Logistics disciplines
  • Adavance English level

Competencies


On the personal level it is very important that you possess influence and persuasiveness and have strong interpersonal skills. You got extensive experience with supply Chain, Logistics, Change management and implementation. You must also have experience implementing improvements based on Value Streams and being able to Communicate next steps towards future state in a way that our key stakeholders understand. Moreover, we expect following competencies:


  • Comprehensive analytical, implementation and facilitation skills,
  • Ability to create impact & connect with our workforce
  • Able to follow up in different countries (or areas within a country),
  • Superior written/verbal presentation and communication skills in English, plus the main language in the country/region you work with.

What We Offer


You will develop in a consistent and high-paced team in a global environment. You will have great impact and influence on the profitability and development of our business. This position will offer a platform for further professional or leadership development in a global organization


Additional Information


This position requires traveling at least 40%. It could be based in Madrid or other cities where we have offices and is strictly presential with posibility of hybrid style. Please upload your CV in English

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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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