Senior Specialist Capacity Assurance & Risk Management


Østjylland (Aarhus)

Senior Specialist Capacity Assurance & Risk Management
DK, Aarhus | Professional | Full-Time
Are you ready to take on a newly established Global Supply Chain Planning position with the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions?

Sales > Global Supply Chain > Supply Chain Planning
Global Supply Chain is part of the CSO organisation with dotted line report into the COO function. The Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain (GSC) is sitting in both management teams. GSC is a global organisation with more than 260 employees based in different locations all around the world (we have some central functions and a regional set up adjusted to the Vestas Sales Business Units (SBU’s) set-up). We manage 100,000’s of shipments across our worldwide factories in our global supply chain every year.

Our vision is to enable Vestas to deliver best in class margins in a reliable way anywhere in the world. This includes having best in class global operations through value chain cost out, reliably deliver anywhere in the world by adapting to market changes in an agile approach through competitive footprint and having one set of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) numbers and a continuously optimised portfolio plan.

Our mission is to become a truly integrated global supply chain function enabling us to reach the lowest possible Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) by ensuring a proactive and simplified approach. It is our key objectives are to have accurate short- and long-term objectives, a competitive global footprint, winning the auctions with the lowest possible total landed costs (TLC) and ensuring continuous value chain optimisation and cost out.

You will be responsible for ensuring that required capacity is in place to deliver the required Ex Works (EXW) volume by working closely with relevant stakeholders across the supply chain. In addition, to identify potential risks and develop strong mitigation plans where issues occur as well as be able to report operational risks and potential budget / business impact. Furthermore, you are expected to continuously develop and strengthen our approach to capacity assurance and risk management.

The position reports to the Sr. Director Supply Chain Planning Operations.


  • Ensure that operationally required capacity across the supply chain is in place to deliver expected EXW volume for both internal as well as external suppliers.
  • Act as SCP point of contact towards Global Procurement and ensure this is fully imbedded within the segments and towards key stakeholders
  • Identify and bring forward any potential delivery risks across the Supply Chain within a well-defined and structured approach based on clear and simplified overviews
  • Be able to review and assess end-to-end potential risks and impact based on supply chain readiness in terms of material, suppliers etc. by working closely with the category teams
  • Manage and report out within Global Supply Chain any supply chain and capacity risks including full assessment as well as potential mitigation plans and estimated P&L impact
  • Ongoing process improvements taking our approach to the next level including increasing the transparency enabling timely response to and reducing the risks
  • Own and drive clear and aligned plans in terms of Supply Chain readiness when ramping new products, lines, factories as well as entering new markets


  • B.Sc. / M.Sc. within Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics or Business Administration
  • 8-10 years of experience from a global company
  • Solid background in supply chain
  • Good understanding of and interest in finance/economic aspects related to a global supply chain
  • Good experience of complex supply chain flows and their impact on planning


  • Strong stakeholder management and project management skill are a must. Ability to manage multiple remote stakeholders
  • Demonstrate personal commitment and focus on correct data as well as the ability to focus on details without losing the overall perspective.
  • Ability to understand and analyse complex supply chain related issues including the financial impacts
  • Goal-oriented with a strong drive
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for taking on responsibility and achieving results independently and as part of a team.
  • Global mind-set and understanding of different cultures.
  • Excellent communication skills being able to communicate at all levels in the organisation.

What we offer
We offer you an exciting and challenging job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development with the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. You will be provided with a unique opportunity to set your foot prints within an essential area in Vestas. You will be part of an international team, with a "can-do" attitude.

Additional information
The primary work location will be in Aarhus, Denmark.

If you need additional information about the position, please contact Vice President, Operations Planning Ole Pedersen at +45 2010 1291.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.

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Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 92 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

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