The manufacture of wind energy plants in the on-shore segment has been our core competence and passion for around 35 years. With more than 46 GW installed capacity worldwide, our turbines supply sustainable energy to more than 80% of the global energy market and we are one of the largest companies in the wind industry. National subsidiaries in more than 30 markets and production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, Mexico and India offer our more than 9,600 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation.

We are growing and together driving forward the expansion of alternative energies worldwide - if you wish, from now on with you. Join the #TeamNordex

Senior Commercial Manager (m/f/d)


West Branch, IA, US, 52358

DEPARTMENT:  Controlling / Finance

Do you want to be part of an agile team where colleagueship truly matters?

As a global company, we interact with a variety of people and cultures. Integrity, Respect, Colleagueship and Ownership are the unifying force for all departments and regions around the world. It’s the individual that defines the team. And it’s the team that makes the difference. Join the #TEAMNORDEX and shape the future of energy with us.


Position Summary:

As a Senior Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to manage complex customer claims and other disputes.  Your responsibilities will also include detailing and reporting critical business risks across the Sales to Operations value-chain.



  • Develops commercial positions and negotiation strategies, in alignment with key stakeholders, that facilitate the settlement of complex customer claims and other disputes. 
  • Leads key negotiations with customers and external stakeholders.
  • Analyzes, assesses and reports critical business risks across the Sales to Operations value-chain to the Sr. Director and North American Leadership Team members.  Provides risk mitigation solutions for analysis and review.
  • Supports resolution of day-to-day commercial issues that arise within the organization.
  • Liaises with commercial team members divisionally and globally to collaborate on commercial and negotiation strategies. 
  • Supports development of information sharing processes and mediums to enhance inter-divisional visibility of successful negotiation strategies.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


Direct Reports:




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or related discipline required (or equivalent work experience).
  • Advanced Degree preferred.
  • 4-6 years of experience in Project Management, Service or Commercial Operations; concentration in the wind energy industry and construction is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills, organizational ability, and positive leadership traits, along with knowledge and use of negotiation skills.
  • Medium to advanced commercial negotiation experience.
  • Advanced understanding of turbine supply and service agreements.
  • Medium to advanced understanding of liquidated damages and defect warranty terms and conditions.
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency required (Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to communicate via effective PowerPoint presentations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work, multi-task efficiently, meet deadline obligations, prepare reports, and outline what is best practice.
  • Work in a diverse and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems independently with a high level of results orientation.
  • Previous experience managing business risks desirable.
  • Driving is an essential function of the job. Must possess a full valid driver’s license and be insurable under our auto insurance policy. This position will be subject to periodic driver’s abstract checks to confirm continued insurability.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status. Nordex USA, Inc. does not require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.


Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids
Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City