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Vestas Factory

Service Team Leader 
FI, Ylivieska | Team Leader | Full-Time 
| ID: 14898 

Are you looking for a new exciting opportunity in a global organizational environment and would like to be a part of a global green energy transition? Do you have a technical background and would like to boost your career in a leadership role? Currently, we are looking for a Service Team Leader to join our dedicated Service Team in Ylivieska at Vestas Finland Oy.


A Vestas Service Team Leader is an immediate manager for a group of around 20-30 service technicians and responsible for carrying out the company strategy in this area. Preparing for the future as well as ensuring performance and a professional mindset in the team today are required to achieve goals as a leader in this role.


Team Leader has the operational responsibility for his/her area including performance and budget targets. Activities affecting the operational part of the business are the responsibility of the Team Leader with the goal to develop the business becoming more efficient in close collaboration with the Planner. The Team Leader has the people management responsibility of his/her employees. In this role, you will be a part of a group of Team Leaders who are sharing the work of improving cross-functional collaboration and improvements in our fieldwork.

A Team Leader is occasionally delegated tasks or projects by the Area Manager. This position is one of the organizational leadership pipelines into the Area Manager position in Finland but also prepares for leadership work elsewhere in the organization as well.



  • Supervise the most efficient execution of the plan that was made. Setting operational expectations and creating effective routines for technicians, following up performance by assuring safety, quality, and timeliness of work and reporting conducted by technicians and constantly looking for ways to optimize and improve on safety, quality, and cost.
  • Be responsible for the hiring of and performance discussions with technicians
  • Effectively cooperate and communicate with other stakeholders in Service Sweden/Nordic and externally as well as other internal departments, such as other Team leaders in the field, planning, lean, admin, projects, PFO, technical support, Special Task, and QSE functions
  • Be committed to decisions taken by the Company and to follow processes that are adequate for the service business
  • Have a good business sense and good economical understanding in order to bring results
  • To be a professional people leader and motivator and to lead by delegating appropriate responsibility



  • People Leadership skills
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in supervising teams of at least 10 people
  • Educational or practical background of 3 years minimum
  • Comfortable with achieving and knowing how to get results through others
  • Good communication skills, including fluency in the Finnish language. At least advanced English language (B2/C1) skills are required.
  • Take an enthusiastic role in developing a learning organization
  • Previous experience of having own economical responsibility, such as a budget, an income target, a utilization factor, etc.


Competencies :

  • Ability to operationalize a strategy for your own area
  • Ability to convert targets received into operational excellence and work requirements for your staff as well as aligning the organization with the strategy (i.e. on cost or safety)
  • Comfortable with direction and expectation setting within Vestas quality, safety, and cost goals as well as maintaining standards
  • Understanding, application ability, and willingness to work in your team with Continuous Improvement methodology (i.e. Lean, Six Sigma, or Agile)
  • You actively seek to clarify expectations and roles at your level and for the level below you. This is done to secure the best performance, ownership of responsibilities, and to avoid unnecessary conflicts
  • Openness to being questioned on your thinking and receiving constructive criticism and feedback
  • The Vestas values and leadership behaviors Simplicity, Collaboration, Accountability, and Passion are something you want to be part of promoting through leading by example


What We Offer:

Our employees are our most valuable asset. Apart from an attractive salary and benefits, You get to work in a diverse team with motivated team leaders, service technicians, and other functions in a stimulating environment of an established fast-growing international company, where good communication and leadership are the keys to good results.


Additional information:

For further questions about the opportunity, please contact the recruiter: Piotr Grudziel, at +48 604 054 916, or the hiring manager: Paulina Kaivo-oja - Area Manager Service Finland at +358406721265.

The primary location of this role is our wind farm located in the Ylivieska area.


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 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 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 25.000 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.