Senior Specialist, Product Lead

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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Product Solutions & Integration > Onshore Product Management

In the Product Solutions & Integration Onshore Department we develop the wind energy products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas. In our department you will be a crucial part of delivering a holistic strategy for maximizing the value proposition of Vestas onshore turbines across their full lifecycle.


Responsibilities

At a Full Lifecycle optimization´s level:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze and optimize the end-to-end value chain for our onshore wind turbine portfolio.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency gains, sustainability improvements, and enhanced value delivery across WTG sales, project execution, and service.
  • Cross reference product portfolio with open use cases to identify gaps and opportunities to optimize existing fleet and new opportunities.
  • Prioritize initiatives from a profitability perspective, leveraging value, cost, quality, and sustainability.
  • Evaluate processes, technologies, and materials from concept to commercialization, operation, decommissioning and beyond.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree or higher in Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the energy industry, preferably wind.
  • Previous experience with technical project leadership dealing with complex systems, specifically in service, project execution, manufacturing, or other value chain areas.
  • Advanced business understanding and capacity to create, validate, and improve business case methodologies and financial models.
  • Strong analytical skills and an enthusiasm for optimizing value chains.
  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities, and capacity to communicate to senior leadership for clear and fact-based decision skills.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion, ensuring an environment where all voices are heard.

Competencies

At a Multidisciplinary Leadership´s level:

  • Leverage your expertise to bridge gaps between engineering, operations, and business functions.
  • Be the go-to person for alignment across the complete value chain, fostering collaboration and best-for-Vestas's decisions.
  • Champion a holistic, customer centric view that considers technical, commercial, economic, and environmental aspects.

At a Technical Accountability for Wind Turbine Projects´s level:

  • Take ownership of wind turbine development projects, ensuring alignment with overall business goals.
  • Coordinate the technical aspects of the project, collaborating with module design teams.
  • Integrate all aspects into a comprehensive product that meets market requirements.

At a Product Performance Assurance`s level:

  • Ensure compliance with defined requirements related to power production, noise, cost, quality, and safety.
  • Create, assess, maintain, and document performance metrics and facilitate continuous improvement.
  • Facilitate balanced solutions within aerodynamics, composites, mechanics, and other technical domains.

At a Project Execution Relevant skill´s level:

  • Scope technical requirements and support project planning and timelines.
  • Navigate issues, risks, and deviations while adhering to our stage gate model.
  • Partner with the Senior Project Manager for seamless execution.

What we offer

You'll join a committed and innovative team with technical high-performance standards and experience in delivering the best onshore products in the industry.

A meaningful role in shaping the future of onshore wind energy solutions, with a clear stake in establishing sustainable business and value drivers for the business.

A substantial network of key industry subject matter experts across all areas of the value chain.

A flexible work environment that supports inclusiveness and diversity, and fully lives up to the full Vestas values of Collaboration, Simplicity, Accountability and Passion.


Additional information

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

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DEIB Statement


At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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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