Wind Energy - Site Manager - North Dakota
Requisition ID: 31153
Location(s): Ruso, ND, US
Work experience: Management
Type of position: Full-Time
Job Family: Field Operations
Management | Full-Time | Field Operations
Harness the power of wind and set sail to your career today. This is your chance to have an impact on the future of clean and sustainable energy with a high-paying, in-demand career at Vestas. By joining Vestas, you will become part of a company that always seeks to deliver best-in-class wind energy solutions and set the pace in the industry to the benefit of the customers and our planet.
As Site Manager for Vestas you’ll use your skills and experience to supervise and develop teams that model Vestas values and produce high-level results against key performance indicators and operational goals. Key accountabilities include safety leadership, operational fluidity/achievement, and financial performance. You will be engaged in technical problem solving, handle the site budget, promote operational efficiency, and handle customer accounts and service contracts.
Encourage safety culture at the site to improve site safety performance.
Develop team of technicians to ensure effective and efficient operation of the wind turbine plant
Establish an effective working relationship with the customer to exceed deliverables.
Meet budgetary cost targets to deliver service at or below the cost plan target for site service contracts
Utilize team to deliver optimal wind turbine performance through quality scheduled maintenance and efficient troubleshooting
Associates degree or equivalent.
Skilled English communications skills (verbal, active listening, written, meeting management, presentation).
Solid PC computer skills (MS Office) required; SAP knowledge highly preferred. MS Office - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
2-3 years’ experience as project manager, or other management experience in a related service, industrial or manufacturing setting. Demonstrated ability to build and coordinate an ever-growing team / operation.
Technical background, hydraulic or rotating heavy equipment preferred; knowledge of technical drawings and schematics preferred. Ability to understand and utilize technical language. Wind turbine service experience is advantageous, but not required.
Valid driver's license, passport, and ability to travel as needed to meet business goals
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability in coaching, mentoring, motivating, and developing employees to achieve a highly aligned, motivated, and engaged team. Effective change and conflict management. Proven decision-making ability with balanced risk taking.
Highly motivated, accountability and ownership. Functions effectively in time-sensitive environments of rapid change and conflicting demands. Enjoys multi-tasking.
Continuous improvement and quality methodology skills. Effective issue resolution and structured problem solving.
Previous budgeting, cost center, and P&L management experience preferred.
Experience scheduling, administering, and coordinating projects to achieve productive outcome.
Demonstrated ability to achieve Customer Loyalty through effective relationships and demonstration of value differentiation. Solid negotiation and customer service skills.
Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, climb stairs, hearing ability to use close range radios, visual acuity including depth perception, field of vision and the ability to distinguish between colors, ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl as needed, as well as hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
Ability to climb ladders to heights of 330 feet and supervise work in confined space environments.
Ability to hold certification in required safety programs that include LOTO, Electrical, Fall Arrest & High Angle Emergency Decent, and Confined Space
What we offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring and diverse work environment within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We value initiative, responsibility, involvement and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a significant technical commitment and lots of passion. Vestas is growing and developing, and we want you to grow with us.
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)
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