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Vestas Factory

Technical Planner - Electrical/SCADA 
GB, Warrington | Skilled Worker / Semi-Skilled Worker | Full-Time 
| ID: 2828 

This is an exciting chance to be a real focal point within our technical planning team and support the operations we have across the UK and Ireland. If you thrive on problem-solving and want a new challenge every day, then this is the role for you!

Service UK/Ireland > Technical & Planning Office > Technical Planners
Operating within the Northern & Central Europe business unit of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Vestas Celtic Wind Technology Ltd focuses exclusively on selling, constructing and operating onshore wind power plants in UK and Ireland. With offices in Warrington and Dublin, the Service Department looks after the servicing and maintenance of over 1,560 wind turbines in UK and Ireland.

Vestas Celtic Wind Technology Ltd is synonymous with professionalism, innovation and the capability of providing robust business solutions for our customers. 

The Service department is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind farms within UK and Ireland. The department has an open and informal culture, where teamwork and good communication is the key to our success. You will have the opportunity to work in an exciting industry and in a team of highly motivated employees.

Responsibilities
This is a technical role supporting SCADA operations within Celtic, based in the Warrington office (UK). The candidate will have input/support from the wider NCE SCADA group.

The role will involve:

  • Technical Support to service technicians in the field, also working closely with supervisors and other planners
  • Technical Planning of all SCADA operations within Celtic
  • Provide Training as necessary to field technicians
  • Identifying the correct paperwork/safety documentation, the correct components from technical drawings and correct tooling for the job
  • Liaising with Technical Support (DK) when required to gain further technical knowledge to help with prepping more complex jobs
  • Technically complete (TECO) service orders once they have come back from the field, assess hours taken on the job, components used and identify if further work is required
  • Attend technical courses as and when required

Qualifications

  • Whilst a background within SCADA systems would be ideal, we would consider a strong background within electrical commissioning or electrical installation. Your experience needs to come from a relevant heavy industry similar to the wind turbine industry
  • A strong electrical background is required, you will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of electrical systems 
  • Preferable to have come from a fault-finding (service) background, used to working with different types of troubleshooting software also
  • Previous experience working on SCADA systems or involved in the initial set up of wind farms would be an advantage

Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills both remotely and on site. Comfortable dealing with a diverse range of stakeholders nationally and internationally
  • Excellent problem solving and fault-finding skills
  • A proactive approach; being self-motivated and well organised
  • Comfortable with change and new solutions
  • Independent and decisive

What we offer

This is an exciting role to become a key part in our technical planning team, gaining some in depth knowledge of our systems and working with the wider service department not just for the present, but for the future. 

Additional Information
This position is office based, located in our Birchwood offices near Warrington. 

For additional information on the position, please contact Senior Recruiter Martin Whittle 01925 857120.

You can apply online by clicking on the “Apply Online” button at the top or bottom of this page.


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 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 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 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future. 

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