TPM Lead Professional

Lead TPM Professional in Portland, OR, US. Drive continuous improvement in Service Business, implement methodologies like RCM, TPM, Lean, and Six Sigma. Engage with global teams for Operational Excellence.

Portland, OR, United States  UTC+01:00   Flexible   Full Time   10000+   2 months ago

About Vestas

Company Overview

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aarhus, Denmark


Business Model

Renewable Energy - Wind Turbine Manufacturing and Services

Designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines

Product sales and service agreements

Locations & Geography

Worldwide operations across continents including North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America

Company Culture

Committed to sustainable energy solutions and market leadership in renewable energy

Innovative, sustainability-focused, with emphasis on continuous improvement

Offers various career programs, internships, and training opportunities

Activities & Projects

Engaged in multiple wind energy projects worldwide, with a strong focus on both onshore and offshore turbines

Development of the V164 model, one of the most powerful turbines

Targets carbon neutrality by 2030 and zero-waste turbines by 2040

Career Opportunities

Wide range of roles in engineering, project management, and operations

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, professional development programs, and flexible work arrangements

Contact Information

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Careers at Vestas

The TPM within Service LEAN team is responsible for promoting further our Service Business' continuous improvement and execution quality culture. We support the process for Strategy Deployment, work on establishing global concepts, and implement breakthrough improvements based on world class methodologies such as RCM, TPM, Lean and Six Sigma


You will be part of a team of TPM Specialists in different geographical regions who will work constantly on increasing the Operational Excellence maturity of the Service business by application TPM / RCM methodologies. You will provide that support by engaging with Vestas Service technicians, all levels of Engineering support and highly experienced data analysts.

While always keeping high Safety and Quality standards, you will engage with our Service sites of the countries and Region you support in order to implement our TPM roadmap and support them to increase their TPM maturity.

The tasks you'll perform with your regions and close cooperation with your colleagues will include:

  • Develop concept and tools aiming for more predictable turbine behaviors,
  • Secure TPM/RCM tools development and deployment,
  • Increase TPM/RCM maturity and awareness in the regions,
  • Solve problem root causes together with relevant stakeholders,
  • Assess training needs,
  • Reduce operational costs,
  • Facilitate share of TPM/RCM best practices within your region.


To succeed in this position, we expect that you have:

  • Academic degree Bachelor level or higher,
  • Minimum 3 years of TPM/RCM experience and track of completed projects.
  • Experience with TPM/RCM in different environments (i.e. manufacturing, automotive, aerospace).


On the personal level it is very important that you possess influence and persuasiveness and have strong interpersonal skills. You got experience with change management and implementation. You must also have experience making improvements based on Value Stream and Communicating the next steps towards future state in a way that our technicians understand. Moreover, we expect following competencies:

  • Either certification or certified experience or education in TPM or RCM,
  • Superior implementation and facilitation skills,
  • Ability to create impact & connect with our workforce,
  • Able to follow up in different countries (or areas within a country),
  • Superior written/verbal presentation and communication skills in English, plus the main language in the country/region you work with

What we offer

We offer an exciting position with great development opportunities in an inspiring environment at the world's number one wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility, and accuracy. You will become part of an international environment with a commitment to sustainability and safety and you will work among colleagues that take care of each other.

  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
  • Generous Paid Time Off policies
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition assistance
  • Highly developed Training Program
  • Global bonus program

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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.

To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at 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.

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About the role

Apr 02, 2024

Full Time


Sep 29, 2024


Portland, OR, United States

Mid-Senior level


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