Service LEAN Professional for China

Beijing, Beijing
10 Oct 2016
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about driving Continuous Improvement in an international environment with a global leader of Wind Energy? And would you thrive in a value adding change management role, where you implement both your solid experience in improvement methodologies and your interpersonal skills? Then please have a look at this career opportunity!

Global Service Excellence
Global Service

Vestas' Global Service became a separate business unit during 2014 due to the growing commercial and strategic significance of the service business. With our corporate strategy "Profitable Growth for Vestas" we have communicated specific, ambitious growth targets for Service in the coming three years. To achieve these targets while keeping our cost base steady, is requiering a fundamental shift in how we operate - commercially as well as operationally.

The Global Service Excellence team is responsible for driving our Service Business' continuous improvement and execution excellence culture. We drive the process for Strategy Deployment, work on establishing global concepts, and execute breakthrough improvements based on world class methodologies such as Lean and Six Sigma

  • As Operational Excellence Partner you will be part of a team of Lean and Six Sigma black belts in different geographical regions, working on constantly increasing the Operational Excellence maturity of the Service business.
  • Your main responsibility is to create value for our customers and shareholders by engaging with our operational front line organization to execute improvements reducing operational costs, and increase speed and productivity through waste elimination, while maintaining high safety and quality standards.
  • More specifically, the tasks you will perform in your region will include to:
  • Ensure Lean and Six Sigma deployment and asses training and certifications needs
  • Perform periodical Lean maturity assessments
  • Execute Lean Transformation plans based on Lean maturity assessment
  • Facilitate kaizen events to drive improvements
  • Reduce operational costs through Lean Six Sigma implementation and development of standard concepts
  • Facilitate sharing of Lean best practices across different regions
  • An academic degree on Bachelor level or higher
  • Approximately 3 years' of relevant Continuous Improvement experience
  • Experience within the Service area of the Wind Industry is advantageous
  • On a personal level you are a strong change manager with the ability to drive value stream based improvements in a persuasive and positive way, using your excellent interpersonal skills.
  • You are capable of managing your stakeholders and communicate the next steps and end goals in a clear way that makes sense seen from an operational perspective.
  • In addition, the ideal candidate is expected to:
  • Have experience with change management in a complex organization
  • Have a relevant certification or education in continuous improvement disciplines
  • Be able to connect Operational Excellence concepts with operational and financial performance
  • Be analytical and conceptual thinking with creative problem solving skills
  • Have the ability to make an impact and get buy in from management teams and functional teams
  • Be able to manage multiple projects in different countries
  • Have excellent presentation and communication skills, in a fluent English, written and spoken

What we offer:
Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, competitive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a brilliant future! To meet business growing needs, Vestas needs a lot of talents to join us.
We care and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: A broad program of on job training, A perfect platform for professional and personal development, Bonus Program, Social insurance , Supplementary medical insurance, Colourful team activities and etc.
We put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.

Additional information:
Primary work location: Beijing China
You can apply online by clicking on the "Apply Online" button at the top or bottom of this page.

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.