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Vestas Factory

Maintenance Technician 
GB, Newport, Isle of Wight | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID: 18863 

Maintenance Technician


EVP Manufacturing and Global Procurement>Region NCE>Newport, Isle of Wight

Are you an experienced maintenance technician in Isle Of Wight? We have a great opportunity for you in the wind industry.

The maintenance department is a support function to the blade manufacturing process, with 28 engineers responsible for the service of tools, equipment, machines and transport equipment on site, ensuring equipment and tools perform to the required standard, breakdowns are dealt with in a timely manor, and all relevant information is captured on the EAM system.



  • Maintaining electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical equipment and hand tools.
  • Maintain calibration/measurement equipment and systems.
  • Interrogation of PLC controllers and systems
  • Administer the maintenance systems, with planned maintenance activities as well as responding to breakdowns.
  • Keeping the work area safe and clean, making use of 5S methodology.
  • Contribute to equipment supplier evaluation.
  • Work safely and ensure colleagues do the same.



  • Proven experience of equipment maintenance in a manufacturing environment.

•         Formal qualifications in a relevant tradesman / craftsmanship discipline, e.g. Mechanic, Electrician, Engineer, are required.



  • Team worker.
  • Safety mindset.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in shifts is essential.
  • A high degree of adaptability & flexibility.
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.


What we offer:

  • Maintenance Technician basic salary is £36,593.00 per annum.
  • The starting salary is £31,000 for a minimum of 3 months, after completion of targets/competency assessment you will move onto the MT basic salary.
  • The probation period is 6 months, reviews are conducted frequently during the period.
  • Shifts are rotating, we operate 24/7 production week made up of 4 x 12.25 hour shifts per day, 4 on 4 off

          06:45 - 19:00 (Days / then 4 days off)

     18:45 - 07:00 (Nights / then 4 nights off)

  • Discretionary Bonus - up to 5% of basic salary dependent on KPIs within the business being achieved.
  • Holidays entitlement will be 19.6 days for a complete holiday year, inclusive of bank holidays and 2 factory shutdowns, a 2 week break in the summer and a 1 week break in winter over the Christmas period,
  • You will be auto-enrolled into the company Pension Plan after 3 months service. Employee contribution is 1.5% minimum / employer contribution is 7.5%
  • The company operates private medical (BUPA) & dental (Cigna) schemes, available from day 1 of service. The Company pays for your membership. However, you can elect to pay for partner & children under 18
  • Life Assurance (x 4 basic salary) - from day 1 of service.

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 136 GW of wind turbines in 84 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 117 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 29.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.