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Service Techinician - Vaasa

Requisition ID:  22295

Vaasa, Oulu, FI

Work experience:  Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker
Type of position:  Contract


Vestas Factory

Service Techinician - Vaasa 
FI, Vaasa | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Contract 
| ID: 22295 

Are you interested and skilled in electricity, mechanics, and hydraulics? Are you enthusiastic about renewable energy and like a physical job in the field? As a Service Technician at Vestas, you get a job where you make a difference for a more sustainable future. 


EVP NCE > SBU NCE Service > Finland South  
You will be part of Vestas Northern and Central Europe which is a sales business unit covering Scandinavia, Finland, Celtic, Poland, the Baltics, Germany, Benelux as well as Eastern Europe and the south part of Africa. We are responsible for the sales function, project, installation, and service of wind farms throughout these regions. Our Finnish headquarter is in Vaasa and we have warehouses in several locations across Finland.

The Service Department is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind farms within Scandinavia. Vestas Northern and Central Europe aim to be the No. 1 performing business unit within Vestas, not only in modern energy but also in employee and customer satisfaction. Right now, we are looking for a Service Technician to join our team, doing service and maintenance of the wind farms near Vaasa (site: Kvartsikatu). In this role, you get to work in an exciting industry in a team of highly engaged employees. 


As Service Technician, you hold an important role as the frontline of our service agreements and take care of the customers’ turbines. The position requires accuracy and professionalism as the quality and personal safety of our service work are highly considered. To achieve goals in this role, we believe you possess good knowledge of electricity and mechanics as well as being service-minded. Your responsibilities will be: 

  • Electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repairs 
  • Service and maintenance according to the agreement, as well as carrying out a diversity of check-ups, repairs, and replacement activities of turbine components 
  • Friction-less operation of our turbines and use of our systems like condition monitoring and remote control 
  • Contact with customers regarding completed and upcoming service and repairs 
  • Responsibility of the service vehicle, warehouse, and order of material, tools, and spare parts 
  • Daily reporting in SAP 


On the professional level, we believe you have: 

  • Experience or a degree within electricity, mechanics or hydraulics, and is still eager to develop your skills within these areas 
  • Fluency in Finnish and good knowledge in English is required 
  • Computer knowledge, as the tasks includes regular reporting and communication through various systems 
  • Driving license cat.B


On the personality level we believe you have/are: 

  • Motivated by teamwork, communication with other parts of the organization as well as being service-minded 
  • Structured and committed
  • Motivated, as unplanned overtime can occur 
  • Open to travel 
  • Good physical condition and can handle heavy lifts and work on heights 
  • High level of safety awareness 


What we offer 
Our employees are our most valuable asset. Apart from an attractive salary and benefits, such as gym vouchers and quick access to specialized health care, we invest in your development. After a thorough introduction course, we offer continuous development of your skills with our well-established education program. You get to work in a diverse team with motivated service technicians in a stimulating environment of an established fast-growing international company, where good communication and structure is the key to good results. As Vestas promotes equality, we welcome both male and female applicants 


Additional information 
This role has the starting point at our warehouse in Vaasa, Kvartsikatu 1.

Travel is to be expected, particularly during the initial training period but also to other sites in the region.


A requirement for this position is passing an extensive health check that will be carried out during the recruitment process. 

Please apply online no later than the 31st of January 2022.


In case of further questions about the position, please contact the recruiter: Piotr Grudziel, at +48 604 054 916, or the hiring manager: Sami Petteri Ritari - Service Supervisor, South Finland at +358406647506.

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