Supervisor, Production - Vestas

Location Windsor
Job type Permanent
Sector Offshore Wind, Onshore Wind

General Purpose:

Accountable for understanding the business and translate the commitments in day-to-day activities that achieve business results.


  • Assure adequate workforce planning to achieve production goals

  • Implement and support self-managed teams

  • Guarantee the safety of your work area and team members by adhering to safety policies and procedures and requiring a safety mindset

  • Assure all products adhere to quality requirements through education, quality checks and quality measures

  • Collaborate with others in the organization to ensure you have what you need to meet takt times and delivery

  • Assure team members have the required tools and knowledge to meet demands

  • Ensure all team members have performance expectations set, 1:1 coaching and evaluations for performance, behaviors and development plans

  • Expected to meet and exceed all cost standards and continually challenge yourself to a leaner and lower cost for your area. Waste reduction is included

  • Relentlessly communicate both inward and outward to your team and the business

  • All other duties as assigned

Essential Functions

  • Solve problems analytically; search out relevant information & gauge its importance when making decisions

  • Collaborative and effective team player & able to work with teams who may be global

  • Set a good example of personal integrity

  • Take initiative, seek and act on opportunities to improve organization performance

  • Ability to translate specific goals into action and follow through to achieve goals

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and data management software

  • Demonstrates a safety mindset

Education, Training, and Skills Required

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 3+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • College Education / Degree in related field preferred but not required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams with a high degree of adaptability & flexibility

  • Strong desire to learn new skills & knowledge

  • Excellent work ethic, dependability & dedication to team & company, personal desire & value to produce quality work

  • System skills – Microsoft Office, Outlook, ERP / MRP systems, CRM database, etc.

  • Basic and applied knowledge of Lean/5S concepts

  • Understanding basic production work instructions

  • Analytical skills including trouble shooting, root cause analysis & problem solving

  • Conflict resolution and effective verbal & written communication skills, executed with respect, care and concern for colleagues.

  • Minimum travel may be required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to see and hear alarms, timers and follow verbal instructions

  • Must be able to wear the required Personal Protective Equipment for the task, i.e. safety glasses, gloves, face shield, respirator, and bump cap

  • Must be able to tolerate an environment where chemicals and materials are used within OSHA guidelines.

  • Candidate must demonstrate that they can climb up and down 8 stairs

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employees are responsible to perform duties related to generating and storing hazardous waste in satellite accumulation areas. Must remain within regulatory and internal compliance when using, handling, or segregating hazardous materials and waste. While performing duties of the job there may be exposure to toxic or corrosive chemicals and noise levels that would require specific PPE in an OSHA controlled environment