Project Manager Product Performance

Århus N, Midtjylland
22 Aug 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have Projects Manager experience from the wind industry and are you used to handling many different stakeholders in regards to implementation of the newest products? Do you also thrive with having a high degree of freedom and responsibility in your job being responsible for the alignment of first mover products with the wind industry? Then you might be the right candidate for this position.

Technology & Service Solutions > Platform Management > Product Incidents, Perf. & Certification
Vestas Technology & Services Solutions (TSS) is where new product ideas or technologies are matured, developed, tested and improved. To put it short TSS is the cornerstone of Vestas and we are shaping the future of modern energy.

Product Performance is a department within Technology & Services Solutions and we are looking for a project manager that will be part of the overall Product Performance of new WTG introductions and the operational performance of the existing fleet.

As Product Performance Project Manager your key responsibilities and tasks will be:
  • Responsible for the product performance following up of new product types.
  • Ensuring that projects delivered relevant to Product Performance is in alignment with the agreed deadline.
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with the Business Units and within TSS.
  • Provide support regarding issues affecting installation, commissioning and operation of new turbines.
  • Initiate and drive corrective actions for changes in turbine design, documentation and software aimed at addressing faults and improving turbine performance.
  • Manage technical projects of different level of complexity in virtually all TSS areas
  • Interact with the SBU's to ensure that all feedback about turbine design, documentation, tools, spare parts, transport, installation and service procedures is collected and actioned.
  • Constantly monitor LPF ( Lost Production Factor) and drive it down on a global basis

Work closely with SBUs (Sales Business Unit), with Construction, Transportation, Service organizations and all TSS departments to carry out all tasks above.

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 3-5 years' experience (preferably in the wind industry).
  • High level of experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Project or program management experience.
  • Familiarity with Vestas systems and processes, ECM (Engineering Change Management), CIM (Continuous improvement management), VWtM (Vestas Way To Market).
  • Service, Operations, or TSS related background preferred.

  • You must be a self-starter with a strong bias towards results.
  • Have a high sense of urgency.
  • Result oriented and be proactive / persistent until results are achieved.
  • You are able to work in a fast paced environment and with limited information.
  • You are a high-functioning team member and an effective team leader.
  • You must be able to establish relationships across functions to ensure successful platform launches.
  • You are able to handle multiple priorities in a cross-functional environment.
  • You should be comfortable operating in an environment with limited formal authority and decentralized decision power.
  • You are an effective communicator both written and spoken and should be comfortable presenting to all levels of the organization.

What we offer
We offer a job in a project-oriented organization with excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will benefit from an environment working at a high professional level and with a strong technical commitment.

Additional information
Your primary work location will be in our Technology Services and Solutions Center in Aarhus, Denmark. This fascinating center is the largest Technology Center in the wind power business. Due to the geographical spread, some travel activity is to be expected.

For further information, please contact Chief Project Manager Lars Gjedsøe Eriksen at phone 45 20607650.

Candidates will be evaluated continuously and the position will be closed when we have the right candidate.

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.