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Vestas Factory

Service Supervisor 
GB, Cumbria | Team Leader | Full-Time 
| ID: 20805 

Looking for an exciting renewables career opportunity? Do you have experience in a planning role as well as wind turbine experience? Are you a self-starter with great organisational and time management skills? Are you trusted and have the ability to travel? Well, this is the job for you!


EVP NCE > Region NCE > Walney

Our service team in Barrow-in-Furness supervises and co-ordinates service operations on 40 Vestas V164 WTG offshore; we plan service tasks daily; we organise O&M team to perform work and monitor weather forecasts to plan if work can be carried out as arranged or not. We are now looking for a committed Service Supervisor to complement the team, who will be responsible for ensuring the safe operation of our offshore wind farm.


Reporting to the Service Manager, you will organise, plan and prepare all offshore activities and to ensure smooth and safe operations on the V164 Walney Extension Wind Farm. You will be working closely with our customer and supervising a team of Technicians to service and maintain the wind farm.
Your main tasks will be to:

  •    Supervise and coordinate service operations on site
  •    Plan service tasks daily
  •    Organize Vessel + O&M team transfers
  •    Monitor weather forecasts
  •    Prepare transfer plans + Daily reports
  •    Create service work orders in SAP
  •    Maintain and update planning tools
  •    Assist the implementation of new procedures/processes


You have completed an electrical or mechanical degree or completed an apprenticeship. You have completed at least 2 years of professional experience with electrical or mechanical systems, e.g. offshore or with high voltage.
Further qualifications needed:

  •   Knowledge of how to coordinate general safety and safety awareness
  •   Good organisational & time-management skills
  •   Good English skills both oral and in writing as well as good communication skills
  •   Basic knowledge of MS Office
  •   Full driver's license
  •   Ability to influence and guide others in a positive manner

 We expect that you:

  • Have experience from a planning role as well as wind turbine experience
  • Know how to handle general safety and safety awareness
  • Are a self-starter and possess great organisational and time management skills?
  • Are you motivated, trusted, technically proficient and a collaborator?
  • Have good knowledge of MS Office
  • Have a full driving license, be able to multi-task
  • Can influence and direct others in a positive manner


What we offer
We offer you an exciting job in a rapidly growing international company with an opportunity to set your mark on its development. You will have solid opportunities for professional and personal development, and with our aspiration to become a global leader in the offshore wind market we provide an inspiring and exciting environment.


Additional information

You will work on site in Barrow-in-Furness.

Please apply to this position no later than 15th of November 2021.

About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels