Specialist, Production Excellence

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Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > Manufacturing Production Excellence

Global Manufacturing PEX Production is a department providing lean toolbox training, standardization, and production support to all Vestas factories worldwide, working with production Lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, but also NPI (New Product Introduction) projects for factory to follow production ramp-up, accordingly achieve the target takt time. The GMPEX reports to SVP of global manufacturing. The PEX Production team consists of 3 specialists/engineers and this position will be one of them. In GMPEX, we have colleagues worldwide working together towards the same goal, therefore we have this exciting new opportunity.


  • Developing and deploying C/I (Continuous Improvement) production program to Vestas factories
  • Ensuring governance for C/I program in place across the factories
  • Ensuring a continuous improvement culture established and sustained in the factories through the C/I program deployment
  • Facilitating workshops, and manufacturing process improvements in the factories together with relevant stakeholders for takt time improvement and waste elimination
  • Working with NPI projects, making sure standard work package is created, and prepared for new product launch and production start
  • Working with Technology Transfer projects, helping the factory to launch a new product or production line by analyzing factory layout and production flow, then implementing Standard work and other Lean tools to continuously improve, and accordingly achieve the target takt time


  • Minimum a bachelor´s degree in production engineering, industrial engineering or similar working experience, more than 5 years experience
  • Extensive understanding for the 7 wastes and how to eliminate them
  • Extensive understanding for pull system and takt production
  • Experience working with Lean Manufacturing and continuous Improvement


  • Enjoy working first and foremost with people as it relates to change management and facilitating to large groups of diverse stakeholders
  • Team-oriented person who is enthusiastic about cross-functional collaboration
  • Good with numbers and evaluating data
  • Good at communicating
  • Good at keeping the focus on the goals and deliverables
  • Solid skills in Microsoft office, especially Excel and Microsoft Project

What we offer

We offer a very exciting job in a flat, multi-cultural, and innovative organization focusing on reaching great results. To us, it is all about knowing the business and our employees, defining the right solutions, and getting it done. We want you to participate in that mission and of course, have fun along the way. By joining Vestas, you will have the opportunity to grow on a professional as well as a personal level, enhancing your knowledge by working closely with highly experienced and inspiring colleagues, globally.

Additional information
Work Location:

Denmark – Lem, Lindø, or Nakskov with 100 days of travel annual.

Application Date:

5th March 2024

Start Date:

ASAP or upon mutual agreement

For additional questions

please reach out to Hide Urata, CI Production Lead, Manufacturing and Production Excellence at +45 22464747

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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