Vestas Wind Systems Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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3.6
69%
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80%
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Vestas Wind Systems Group President and CEO 	Anders Erik Runevad
Anders Erik Runevad
282 Ratings
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  • "I am looking for Denmark base job since my spouse is studying in Europe, Currently i am not getting(in 29 reviews)

  • "Poor management and zero cares for employees(in 24 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vestas Wind Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company with opportunities for those who seek it

    Cons

    No major cons at vestas

  2. "Industry leading player in an exciting industry"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Technical Leader 

    I worked at Vestas Wind Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Industry leading player in an exciting industry

    Cons

    I found the working across different regions, functions and reporting lines a bit disorganised and under resourced


  3. "Recommended"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Service Controller in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Vestas Wind Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good culture, opportunities to advance, good systems, possibility international experience, fact based decision making, green company

    Cons

    trend to shift roles to low cost countries (normal in this day & age),

  4. "Frustrating"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Service Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Vestas Wind Systems full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People, travel, technology, nice office

    Cons

    Lack Of assistance, poor budget style, no direction

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Fantastic Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Paralegal in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vestas Wind Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic staff, great benefits, open door office policy, bonus scheme and people that really believe in the company.

    Cons

    IT services could definitely be improved.

  6. "Leader in the renewable energy space"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vestas Wind Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Global view, many career opportunities, good team and flexible work

    Cons

    Poor HR, Below market pay and conditions.

  7. "good company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Vestas Wind Systems full-time

    Pros

    good company, and can learn many things

    Cons

    threat of layoff always and food is worst and no transport,

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Worst company I have worked for in more than 15 years of career"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Management in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Vestas Wind Systems full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Short hours, good vacations and business meals.

    Cons

    Poor management, condescending attitude of Danish headquarter, low pay, low benefits, resentment from customers, lack of local technical knowhow, no accountability by the management. Complex and inefficient management structure.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Project assistant"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Project Assistant in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vestas Wind Systems full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Global and leading wind company, a lot of things to learn

    Cons

    No work life balance , very busy, no training

  10. "It has been a pleasure to work in this organisation. I have been given ample opportunities to grow."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vestas Wind Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, Largest in the market, High end technology, Skilled employees, Pro active management

    Cons

    Decreasing market share, losing with competition, not lean, layoffs, high costs

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