Overview

Vestas Site Manager- Chatham, ON Full Time in Ontario

Vestas

Branch ON CA

Position:
Site Manager- Chatham, ON
Location:
Ontario

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal…

Job Title: Site Manager
Term: Permanent, Full-Time
NOC: 7316
Salary Range: $CDN 90,000-110,000 annually

Benefits:
What we offer
As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: healthcare; dental; vision; paid time off (PTO); generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; life and disability insurance.

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

Work location:
Vestas-Canadian Wind Technology, Inc.
100 Prosperity Way
Chatham, ON N7M 5J3
Canada

Business Location
Vestas-Canadian Wind Technology, Inc.
1417 NW Everett Street
Portland, Oregon 97209
USA

Site Manager

Responsible for the management, supervision and success of a team of Technicians under the guidance of a Senior Site Manager. Successfully meets/exceeds key objectives and performance in the areas of safety results and behavior, execution excellence, team alignment/engagement/motivation, customer loyalty and financial performance.

Responsibilities

Mentor and provide higher level support to Lead Technician and site service technicians.

Supervise, direct and assist technicians with wind turbine maintenance and/or installation tasks as required. This includes proficient operation and use of turbine equipment and tools, including specialized calibration, hydraulic, and power tools.

Prepare reports on turbine conditions.

Effectively gather information to investigate turbine performance issues. May diagnose, recommend, and implement solutions using diagnostic tools such as fluke meter functions and hydraulic pressure gauges.

Ensures that site level safety practices and protocol are in alignment with organizational standards and ensures compliance and optimal safety results. Helps champion the journey to an incident, injury and illness free environment. Maintains close partnership with the Health, Safety and Environment department.

Provides support to the Site Manager with promoting a highly aligned, engaged and motivated organization that produces high-level results against Key Performance Indicators and operational objectives.

Helps the Site Manager to achieve and sustain a culture of Execution Excellence (safety focus, structure, work discipline) and continuous improvement with the site organization to advance capability and performance in all operational areas.

Utilizes Best Known Methods optimizing operational performance across regional sites. Supports a learning organization within the operation using Best Practices to maximize turbine equipment maintenance and performance.

Recommend revisions to work instructions as required for ease of use.
Perform audits of less experienced staff.

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.

Establishes and maintains highly effective relationships with the customer and internal partners. Pursues ?ambassador? status with their customer and a site that is focused on customer loyalty excellence.
Interacts with vendors for sites.

Support change management activity and initiatives within their team.
May assist with the tracking of service activity, maintains records of billable, scheduled and unscheduled work. Ensures data submitted in SAP such as work hours, material movement and other critical data is accurate.

Supports Site Manager with site activities to meet site and departmental objectives, special projects such as annual budgets, performance appraisals, etc. and management, effectiveness and efficiency of site assets (vehicles, equipment, tools, office, etc.).

Travel to various project sites and meeting variable work schedules (approximately 5-15%).

Coaches and counsels employees as needed in regards to training, safety, performance, etc.

Serves as liaison with corporate office regarding employee issues; directs employees to the appropriate corporate resources.
Requirements

Minimum of 5 years of experience in platform specific turbine commissioning, operation and maintenance.

Innate knowledge of turbine components and operation (Hardware, Software, Power Control, Generator Voltage and Current control).

AS or ASEET desired.

Strong experience in hydraulic, electrical, or mechanical experience.

Knowledge of technical drawings and schematics.

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.

Business management training

Ability to work with demanding customers, manage expectations and drive customer satisfaction.

Experience with SAP or similar ERP workflow system.

Knowledge and experience with effective safety programs, practices and procedures.

Good presentation and public speaking ability; ability to answer complex technical questions or topics/matters with preparation in a way that ensures a potentially non-technical audience can understand concepts.

Strong experience in technical problem-solving and root cause analysis. Six sigma preferred.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Continuous improvement and quality methodology skills. Effective issue resolution and structured problem solving.

Ability to climb ladders to heights of 60 to 100 meters and work in confined spaces with diverse environmental conditions.

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 hold certification in required safety programs that include LOTO, Electrical, Fall Arrest & High Angle Emergency Decent, and Confined Space.

Strong PC computer skills (MS Office) required ? Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Valid driver?s license, passport and ability to travel as needed to meet business objectives.

WIND. IT MEANS THE WORLD TO US.
By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world?s energy mix more sustainable ? join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.

To apply for this position visit: www.vestas.com/career . For inquiries about the application process you may contact us by email:

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Ontario, CA, US
Posted on: 2015-08-17
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