Supplier Quality & Development Engineer

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This position is part of the Supplier Quality & Development in Vestas NCE region, which coordinates SQ&D activities and ensures the highest focus on quality, safety and environment when developing and delivering the different category strategies while not compromising on Vestas's standards and processes. The key task is to deploy strategic and operational development of key suppliers in the NCE region by performing audits, supplier assessments, and leading QSE improvement projects to enforce high supplier performance, zero incidents, and reduce the number of non-conformities.


Life at Vestas is many things: exciting, rewarding, and fun. There is a can-do, innovative spirit, which inspires us to keep testing the boundaries commercially as well as technologically.


Responsibilities

In this role, you will deploy the Vestas Quality, Safety and Environment Strategy towards external suppliers under the Indirect category - Capex & Tools. Further tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate supplier quality, capability, and performance topics on behalf and in compliance with regional & global strategy

  • Implement new market entry strategy & new supplier onboarding, ensuring Vestas processes are followed

  • Secure agreement with regional QHSE & Construction team for completion of supplier improvement activities

  • Guide QSE activities in cases of non-quality performance and incidents with suppliers in line with Vestas requirements

  • Facilitate Supplier Business Review Meetings with cross-functional participation

  • Develop and conduct supplier development projects and supplier local initiatives conduct

  • QHSE audits and prepares and presents executive reports


Qualifications

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in similar positions with supplier management, safety & quality focus

  • Experience with supplier management and driving improvement projects in quality, process, and safety areas

  • Previous experience working in wind, offshore, mechanical manufacturing, and welding business is required

  • Certified auditor/lead auditor ISO, other standards and relevant quality-safety certifications will be advantageous


Competencies

  • Comprehensive project management skills with the ability to deliver on complex development projects across the organisation

  • Competency in data analytics and good problem-solving skills

  • Good communication skills, oral and written, and a strong meeting facilitator with the ability to work effectively -with diverse stakeholders within an international, diverse & cross-functional environment

  • Motivated personality, independent learning & critical thinking skills—the ability to identify and deliver actionable solutions to complex problems

  • Fluency in English


What we offer

You will join a team of enthusiastic and solution-oriented colleagues with the mindset to be a part of the climate change solution by bringing exponential and commercial impact to Vestas's wind power solutions. We work hard, and we are focused on bringing value, creative problem-solving, and building something new. You will meet people with a broad range of skills from a variety of cultures. It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, religion, colour, gender, or national origin. We value collaboration, simplicity, and accountability, together with enthusiasm and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.


Additional Information

By joining Vestas, you will become part of the Supplier Quality & Development NCE team, working out of our office in Warsaw, Poland. Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible, but no later than February 19, 2024. For any additional information, please reach out to recruiter Vips Patel, Vippa@vestas.com


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 145 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.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.