Manager, Construction Tools Hub

Videbaek, Midtjylland
07 Sep 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Can you land a plane that has just flipped upside down? For a dynamic manager with change management experience, Vestas Wind Systems A/S offers a unique position where you will be in charge of forming and creating the future success of the Construction Tools Hub in Videbæk.

Global Construction Management / Construction Tools / Construction Tools EMEA
The Construction Tools area is the provider of tools used for Wind Turbine Generator installation projects across the world. 700 different installation projects in 34 different countries was provided with tools in 2016.

The Construction Tools Hub in Videbæk is going through a major turnaround meaning that the Hub will grow in the future and consist of approximately 60 employees.

You will be responsible for driving execution and daily operations of customer specific rental tools orders to various Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) installation sites within the tolerances and boundaries for safety, quality, time and costs. Primary tasks are divided within seven areas:
  • Drive and manage Safety improvements.
  • Ensure continuously high quality of order flow, products and services.
  • Timely delivering of tools rental orders for Sales Business Units (SBU) WTG installation projects.
  • Cost competitive pricing and daily operations within prize structure and yearly budgets.
  • Global alignment, planning and scoping of operational capacity towards yearly planned specific orders.
  • Leadership team skills & behavior, incl. competence development and successor planning.
  • Naturally motivator, leading by example and using generic 'tool box' to ensure solid organic growth.

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience as a Line Manager in a well-established multi-national company. International experience in a global multicultural environment is a plus.
  • Knowledge in management tools e.g. People management, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Prince2, IPMA, is a plus
  • Demonstrated proficiency in following software: SAP or equivalent ERP software, SAP Document Management System, Engineering Change Management and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills in English both written and orally.

  • Proven track record handling daily operations in a make-to-order environment and understanding the importance of high quality order handling and deadlines.
  • Capability of motivating and coaching others in daily work.
  • Open minded and good at sharing/gathering information within a team.
  • Able to cope with change and working under ambiguous circumstances.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, focusing on good teamwork.

What we offer
You will be a part of the high-paced, international work environment of Vestas - the global leader in wind energy. Your achievements will change the world's energy mix and help preserve our planet for future generations.

You find opportunity in Vestas' ambitious goals, to build your career and achieve tangible results within your profession.

Additional information
Your primary work location will be Videbæk in Denmark. Expected travelling around 30 days per year.

For additional information about the position, please contact Director of Construction Tools, Nicolai Fossar Fabritius 45 5221 1010

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.