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Vestas Factory

Service Technician (M/F), La Réunion 
FR | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID: 17272 

You are interested in electricity, mechanics, and hydraulics and want to gain experience in an international group, leader in its market. You Join Vestas, a growing wind energy company and contribute to the energy transition. 

These job is located to the Reunion Island.


Sales / SBU MED/ Service 
Integrating the Service Department of Vestas in Réunion island, as a Service Technician you will be on the edge of the wind energy innovation with an essential role with our customers: Your mission will be to optimize our client’s wind farms during their life cycle, ensuring the maximum capacity of the wind turbines and provide the best energy efficiency. 


Responsibilities 
Reporting to the Area Supervisor, the key tasks are to: 

  • Carry out periodic service inspections in accordance with Vestas' specifications alongside both electrical, mechanical, and hydraulics component replacement and troubleshooting. 
  • Ensure a smooth operation of our turbines and use of our systems within condition monitoring and remote control. 
  • Maintain an efficient service vehicle and well-stocked warehouse by ordering materials, tools, and spare parts when needed. 
  • Assemble components and main components according to current rules or work instructions, if necessary, making use of internal or external cranes. 
  • Work to the highest safety and environmental standards whilst ensuring that service targets are met. 
  • Inventory management using the MRP tool (Materials Resources Planning).


Qualifications 

  • BTEC Higher National Diploma, BTS/DUT industrial or Electrical / Mechanical Engineering certified by the BZEE certification if possible. 
  • Ideally 2 to 5 years of experience in industrial maintenance or electricity, with knowledge of high voltage. 
  • Knowledge of technical English (written/spoken) and familiar with the Office Pack. 


Competencies 

  • Enthusiastic contact with customers regarding completed and upcoming service and repairs Motivated, autonomous, results-oriented, innovative, mobility required because trips are planned for the activity 
  • Good communication, team spirit 
  • Solid commitment to the concept of safety in general and safety in the work environment, ability to work at height. 

 

We offer 

  • An exciting job with career perspectives in a significant and international environment, with 40 years of experience 
  • Career perspectives: 4 levels of technicians: technician, expert technician, senior technician, and Leader Technician 
  • A secure environment that will protect you while working in the field, as well as the best specific protection equipment on the market thanks to strict security rules 
  • Executive status, additional days off (12 to 15 days per year, depending on the year), meals taken care off by Vestas, incentive bonus and profit-sharing schemes, benefits from the advantages of the works council (gift vouchers) 
  • Vestas has been in France for more than 20 years; we have 530 employees now are still growing! In 2020, for the 7th consecutive year, Vestas France is the Leader of the French Wind Power market and represents 50 % of the latest Power facilities installations 

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