Are you a civil engineer with a commercial mind set and excellent communication skills? Do you want to work in a close relation with the customers to deliver outstanding solutions? Then have a look at this career opportunity!
Sales > Sales Business Unit NCE > Construction > Sales Support & Value Engineering
Construction is responsible for installing, commissioning and finally handing over wind farms to our clients; with Sales Support & Value Engineering being responsible for construction related topics before a contract is in place with a potential client.
Working close together with our clients and other stakeholders is a key parameter to ensure this happens safely, efficiently and with a high-quality standard.
The organisation is set up to handle the local markets and to have Project Managers, Engineers and Planners that understand the different requirements and conditions of the different markets, but also be capable of working with projects across borders as we are set up as an international department.
As Civil Engineer you will provide support to the Sales Teams and Execution teams around Northern Europe in determining where we can add value to both our works and the Balance of Plant (BoP) works to be completed by either the customer or Vestas.
Supporting the Sales Teams with opportunities where value can be added to both our Civil and Construction scope of supply during the Sales phase
Working with customers and internal teams to optimise both the design and construction of WTG Foundations, roads, crane pads & site layouts.
Site specification and modifications to allow WTG delivery and erection in a safe, timely manner
Liaising with the transport department on the road modifications necessary for WTG delivery from port of entry to the site
Investigating where programmes can be optimised by faster working and/or closer integration with the customers works
BoP input and feedback for quotation packages for Subcontractors, Technical Proposals for Clients and Technical Specifications
Supporting the execution of the works that we have responsibility for in the agreed contract
Bachelor's or master’s degree in Civil Engineering with experience in this field - a strong background in onshore construction
Customer facing experience will be preferred
A good understanding of both the technical and commercial aspects of a project and be able to confidently liaise with customers in these areas
Site based experience within your career would be an advantage, practical understanding of design and construction is a great benefit
Experience with large scale projects on an international scale
Experience in an engineering, construction and/or operations environment required
Commercial mind set
Excellent communication skills
Strong stakeholder management skills, customer focus
Be able to work in a constantly changing, challenging company
Vision to see value-add opportunities
Possess excellent English communication skills in both oral and written form
What we offer
We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about Vestas’ future in sustainable energy solutions. We have a good atmosphere within the department and everyone is always prepared to help out when needed. We are a global company with an informal but professional approach to the daily business and assignments.
Primarily this role can be located in either Edinburgh or Warrington. It will involve travel across UK, Ireland and Northern Europe also.
If you need further information, please contact Senior Recruiter Martin Whittle: +44(0) 1925 857120.
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 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 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 24,600 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 www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.