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Vestas Factory

Site Supervisor - Waterloo Wind Farm 
AU, Clare | Senior Management | Full-Time | ID: 4592
 

 

Vestas offers you challenging career opportunities within a global organisation. As the world's leading supplier of wind power solutions, we have delivered more than 101 GW wind turbines in over 80 countries. Over 24,600 employees are eager to welcome new, dedicated colleagues on our journey to a more sustainable future. Would you like to join us?

 

Vestas is currently seeking a Site Supervisor for the Waterloo Wind Farm in South Australia’s Mid North. As Site Supervisor you will be responsible for overseeing the operation and maintenance of the site’s 43 wind turbines and the team of technicians that are based on-site.

 

Service Operations > Service AUNZ > Waterloo Wind Farm


Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Vestas Area Service Manager, you will be responsible for the following;
  • Promoting a Safe working culture on the site and living the Vestas Safety values 
  • Ensure all Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental requirements for the site are maintained and complied with
  • Management of all on site activities, reporting to all key stakeholders (external and internal) and maintaining site KPIs (Availability, LPF, costs and service schedule) 
  • Maintaining all staff training requirements and ensure training competencies are always current 
  • Maintain and ensure Verification of Competencies for all Site Staff and contractors utilised Site
  • Planning and preparation of site work rosters and schedules, manage and update in SAP
  • Management of all staff and contractors on site ensuring work performed is safe, efficient and to the correct standard
  • Preparing site annual budgets and managing costs within budget 
  • Conducting daily management board (LEAN) meetings, weekly toolbox and any other activities with site staff
  • Review and approving time sheets, expense reports, leave/overtime and travel requests for all site staff
  • Management and oversight of all contracted service providers that will be utilised on site
  • Provide site induction to all people attending site

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (essential)

 

Competencies

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in managing teams 
  • Demonstrated experience with service contract management 
  • Demonstrated experience in long- and short-term planning of works on a busy site
  • Demonstrated experience of asset maintenance operations, leading by example and 5S/LEAN principles (6Sigma an advantage)
  • Understanding and experience of High Voltage Sub Station maintenance (preferred but not essential)
  • Excellent Computer literacy and skills (especially in SAP and Microsoft suite of software) 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and dealing with customers 

 

What we offer

  • Permanent full-time position
  • A workplace that takes pride in its safety culture
  • An opportunity to work with the world leader in wind energy
  • Global career opportunities 

 
Additional information

  • Primary work location: Waterloo, South Australia (30 Km's from Clare and 9 Km's East of Manoora in South Australia), 5 days a week.
  • You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job
  • All potential employees will be required to undertake a full medical assessment to be considered for this role

 

For additional information on this position, please APPLY and someone from our recruitment team will contact you directly.

 

Vestas is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.


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 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.