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Team Leader UK/IE 1 - Shetland

Requisition ID:  27493

Shetland, NTH, GB

Work experience:  Team Leader
Type of position:  Full-Time
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Vestas Factory

Team Leader | Full-Time

If you are a motivated leader with the ability to deliver in a complex and ever-changing environment, then this role could be for you. This is an area responsible role in which you will be an important part of what is Vestas’ biggest growth area where no two days will be the same!

Sales > SBU NCE > Service Region Celtic, UK/Ireland
Operating within the Vestas Northern & Central Europe business unit, we focus exclusively on selling, constructing, and operating wind power plants in UK and Ireland. With main offices in Dublin, Edinburgh, and Warrington, Service UK and Ireland are responsible for the service and maintenance of our customers’ wind power plants in both markets.
Together with our colleagues throughout Vestas, we handle some of the largest operational projects, for some of the most complex customers in Europe.
We take pride in our collaborative and open-minded culture and in order to achieve our targets, we offer our employees an open working environment where creativity and willpower are the daily ingredients to embrace the opportunities of our exciting journey.
We are now looking for a Team Leader to support our Service operation in Shetland. The position will report to the Service Manager, with responsibility for and delivering on our daily operations issues within planned timeframes and agreed costs.

  • Ensure safety & quality standards and processes are maintained
  • Deliver daily operational performance to meet requirements of forecast and planning, with a focus on cost and efficiency
  • Delivery to commitments on turbine performance
  • Continually implement change management in line with operations development
  • Develop the skills and competencies necessary within your teams to meet operations tasks
  • Responsibility for recruitment and leadership of local service technicians and hub support roles
  • Team building, motivation, and employee satisfaction & development etc


  • Proven experience in a similar role within an international company
  • Experience in team building, motivating, and building employee satisfaction & development
  • Great spoken and written communication skills in English
  • SAP knowledge and hands-on experience are highly desired and MS Office suite knowledge – willingness to learn


  • The high degree of Safety Awareness
  • Leadership and collaborator skills & behaviors
  • Professional with the ability to encourage innovation
  • Demonstrate ability to supervise meetings/teams/projects with an organised and methodical approach
  • Proficient to prioritise and coordinate own workload in an efficient manner
  • Demonstrate Vestas core values - Simplicity, Collaboration, Accountability and Passion


What we offer

Key leadership role within the largest wind turbine service organization. To be part of the continued growth of the company within the UK and Ireland.
Additional information
The primary work location is Shetland. This role will involve regular traveling within UK and Ireland as well as Northern and Central Europe. We look forward to seeing your application as soon as possible, as interviews will be held on a regular basis. Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the 10th of October. All inquiries are treated confidentially.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.