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Process Excellence Leader

Join a global leader in sustainable energy solutions, driving change with a passionate team. Exciting role in continuous improvement awaits!

Vestas
Vestas
Brighton, Colorado, United States  UTC-07:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   USD 95k–115k   46 days ago

About Vestas

Company Overview

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aarhus, Denmark

1945

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

At Vestas we are powered by the dream of changing the world. And to create a sustainable future, we are building a team of passioned visionaries. Would you like to join us?

Vestas is the world's largest wind turbine manufacturing company with significant operations in the United States.

PEX Specialist

Manufacturing Production Excellence in the Brighton Assembly Factory. Manufacturing Production Excellence is a department providing lean toolbox training, standardization and production support to the Assembly factory in Brighton, Colorado, working with production Lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, also NPI (New Product Introduction) projects for factory to follow production ramp-up, accordingly achieve the target takt time. The PEX Specialist reports to Head of Operations.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and deploying C/I (Continuous Improvement) production program to Brighton Assembly Factory
  • Ensuring governance for C/I program in place across all processes and areas.
  • Ensuring a continuous improvement culture established and sustained through the C/I program deployment
  • Facilitating workshops, manufacturing process improvements together with relevant stakeholders for takt time improvement and waste elimination
  • Working with NPI projects, making sure standard work package is created, prepared for new product launch and production start
  • Working with Technology Transfer projects, helping factory to launch a new product or production line by analyzing factory layout and production flow, then implementing Standard work and other Lean tools to continuously improve, accordingly achieve the target takt time
  • Willing to travel to other Vestas factories worldwide

Qualifications

  • Minimum a bachelor´s degree in production engineering, industrial engineering, supply chain management or similar working experience, more than 5 years experience
  • Extensive understanding for the 7 wastes and how to eliminate them
  • Extensive understanding for pull system and takt production
  • Extensive experience working with Lean Manufacturing and continuous Improvement
  • International experience in a global multicultural environment is advantageous
  • High communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Experience working with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement, especially with supply chain activities in scope
  • Experience in management disciplines is required, i.e. strategy deployment, change management, customer relationship management, business cases development, supply chain management, or similar
  • Experience working with Microsoft packages and SAP or equivalent ERP
  • Lean Toolbox, including Black belt in Lean and proven experience

Competencies

  • Proven performance improvement through PEX Kaizen work
  • Experience in facilitating and driving Kaizen and PEX workshops
  • Action oriented and forward thinking always with safety in mind
  • Creative problem-solving approach and able to work with limited support or direction
  • Clear communication style with attention to detail for clear documentation
  • Able to work well in situations with complexity and diverse action items
  • Enjoy working first and foremost with people as it relates to change management and facilitating to large groups of diverse stakeholders
  • Team oriented person who is enthusiastic about cross functional collaboration
  • Solid skills in Microsoft office, especially Excel and Microsoft Project
  • Practical "can-do" attitude

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.

  • Attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry
  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
  • Generous Paid Time Off policies
  • Great 401(k) plan (with employer match)
  • Tuition assistance

Salary $95,000-$115,000

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About the role

Apr 28, 2024

Full Time

Company

Oct 08, 2024

On-site

USD 95k–115k

Brighton, Colorado, United States

5+ years

UTC-07:00

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