Digitalisation Business Specialist

Indrykket: 12.9.2019

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Århus N

Are you passionate about working with leading edge technology? Are you experienced in digitalisation and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) with an aspiration to work end-to-end with business transformation projects? If that applies to you, then you could be the one to help us on executing key objects and projects within Vestas Power Solutions, Industrialisation.

Power Solutions Industrialisation PLM Development
The PLM Development is globally responsible of developing Vestas capabilities across the value chain in relation to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Together with key stakeholders from business and Group IT we are setting the strategy and leading the business development in collaboration with the Business end-users.

The PLM Development is a global department with a staff of more than 15 dedicated specialists in application, Design tools, business transformation and data analytics, located in Denmark, Portugal and India. The department works across sales, product development, engineering, manufacturing and sourcing and our business improvement initiatives are therefore also supported by resources across the value chain as well as external application consultants.

In recent years Vestas has aligned its PLM platform and established a robust foundation for the business.

The key next step for Vestas is leveraging this platform to digitalise the value chain, i.e. building our Internet of Things (IoT) foundation. As specialist within digitalisation and part of the Industry 4.0 team, you will collaborate heavily with stakeholders across the value chain to develop and implement digital applications as Augmented Reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) etc. in different areas of the value chain, e.g. technical training, manufacturing, service and marketing.

Reporting to Mark Jaxion (Senior Specialist, IoT & Industry 4.0), your main tasks will be to:

  • Ensure execution of digitalisation strategy and medium-term digitalisation objectives with relevant stakeholders in the organisation
  • Develop client roadmaps, program plans, business cases, and realisation strategies to implement upon defined strategies
  • Gather business requirement and ensure translation into functional specification to secure full delivery of end user solutions
  • Serve as lead contact and knowledge expert with assigned services. Act as an advisor to designated business stakeholders
  • Summarise key program progress or project updates and present to leadership and stakeholders
  • Ensure strategic success of digital products by facilitating agile product development methods
  • Lead cross-functional teams by establishing clear goals and priorities and driving a culture of innovation and bold thinking through rapid test and learn experimentation

You will collaborate with a wide range of external and internal stakeholders to execute and deliver digital initiates to market. Furthermore, you will coordinate business development and marketing efforts with other individuals and departments as needed.

Preferably, you hold a Masters' degree within either Engineering, IT, Supply Chain Management, Management and Information Systems, Platform Management or similar relevant to the position. Besides your educational background we would like to see the following requirements met:

  • At least 3-5 years experiences from an international industry environment
  • Good foundation on overall product lifecycle management (PLM) or direct related disciplines combined with a detailed understanding of how product development impacts the full value chain in a company
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • A strong base on PLM, MES, ERP systems
  • Foundation in business development, digitalisation, and business transformation
  • Experience in data analytics and digitalisation solutions, preferable around PLM
  • Knowledge around advanced IT methods & big data applications

You have an excellent mind with innovation, new technologies, problem-solving and analytical skills. A strong curiosity and willingness to experiment with new emerging technologies is expected. In addition:

  • You work systematic and analytically with a passion for problem-solving
  • You are result-and quality-oriented, keeping a clear overview while working with many smaller details
  • You have excellent skills in English
  • You can communicate effectively to all levels within the organisation and like to work with customers, consultants and global cross-functional teams
  • You have the drive and will to lead and make a positive difference
  • You are a self-starter with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • You enjoy working as a team player and you like knowledge sharing

What we offer
We offer an exciting and international job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development possibilities in an inspiring environment at the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a strong technical commitment.

Vestas use PTC software and you will become part of an international network of PLM and IoT experts working with leading edge technology.

Additional information
Primary work location will be in Aarhus N, Denmark, but as you will have colleagues at different locations you may expect some travel activity.

For more information, you are welcome to contact Senior Specialist - IoT & Industry 4.0, Mark Jaxion via phone +45 4128 1046.

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 more than 105 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 more than 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 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

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.

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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