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Blade Technician (41793)

Contribute to wind turbine blade upgrades and repairs in Kalix, Sweden. Join a dynamic team at Vestas NCE, focusing on safety, teamwork, and professional growth.

Vestas
Vestas
Kalix, Sweden  UTC+01:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   More than 3 months ago

Do you want to be part of the global leader of renewable energy? Are you ready to take on a stimulating and specialized role? This is an exciting time to join a great team and a real opportunity to be a part of the energy transition!

Region NCE > SBU NCE Service > Special Task Field Train. & Fiber SE/FI

Vestas Northern and West Europe is a sales business unit covering unit covering Scandinavia, Finland, Celtic, Poland, the Baltics, Germany, Benelux as well as Eastern Europe. We are responsible for the sales, installation, and service of wind farms throughout these regions. We aim to be the No. 1 performing business unit within Vestas, and we aim to make Vestas NCE the best place to work. The Service department is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind farms within North and West Europe. The department has an open and informal culture, where teamwork and good communication is the key to our growth. You will have the opportunity to work in a stimulating industry and in a team of highly motivated employees. Right now, we are expanding with more turbines in the Nordic countries and need to meet this need with additional Special task technicians in the Special task department.

Responsibilities

Special Task is responsible for the latest technology and the new initiatives in service to build and share the competence within Service. We have in addition to our regular tasks in the North and West region also the responsibility to support our Special Task colleagues elsewhere in the NCE region.

Adhering to Vestas HSE (Health Safety Environment) policies and processes at all times, you will have an important role together with the special task colleagues in delivering services and solutions that fulfills our customers' expectations.

Your primarily tasks will be:

  • Work with upgrades and repairs of wind turbine blades both on ground and up-tower, ensuring that Vestas procedures and instructions are followed, especially in relation to safety rules and policies
  • Continuously give input and ideas to improvements on technical documentation, work instructions and certification processes
  • Perform special tasks (repair work from rope, platform, or lift)
  • Supervise and lead repair teams in the field

Qualifications

  • Highest level of safety awareness
  • Previous experience from working with tools for glass fiber work is a merit
  • Experience from working within chemicals, paint, or similar field is a merit
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written
  • Computer literacy included structured reporting and data discipline
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid passport

Competencies

  • Highly collaborative, communicative, and team-oriented
  • An open-minded and positive attitude
  • A willingness to develop and grow in role responsibilities and scope
  • Structured and independent, resourceful to solve issues even when no support is available
  • Flexible, as the position requires travelling and unplanned overtime may occur
  • Good physical condition and ability to perform manual handling and working at heights

What we offer

In this position we offer freedom with responsibility in a stimulating environment of a fast-growing international company. We offer an extensive education program to ensure an investment in your professional development. Every day will be different, and you will get to work with some of the industry’s most skilled and experienced colleagues both locally and across the globe. At Vestas, we operate by a safety-first principle and working safely is a condition of employment. Apart from this, Vestas offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

Additional information

Work location is flexible and will be at one of our local warehouses around Sweden & Finland. The team is working on a rotating traveling schedule, and you will be targeting Sweden but also the rest of the Nordics and other NCE countries having approximately up to 200 traveling days per year.

Potential employees will perform a health check, which will be carried out during the recruitment process. For additional information, please contact Supervisor, Kim Sloth +45 2555 0109.

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

About Vestas

Company Name: Vestas Wind Systems A/S

General Information: Vestas, headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark, is a leading manufacturer of wind turbines. The company has a global presence with facilities and operations across multiple countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, India, and China. It focuses on the design, manufacture, installation, and service of wind turbines.

Company Size: Vestas employs more than 25,500 people globally.

Year Founded: 1945

Geography: Vestas operates globally with key manufacturing units in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, India, Italy, the UK, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Australia, China, Brazil, the United States, and more.

Business Model: Vestas operates primarily in the renewable energy sector, focusing on the manufacturing and servicing of wind turbines.

Business Activities: Vestas is involved in the design, manufacture, installation, and servicing of wind turbines. It offers both onshore and offshore wind solutions. Vestas’ core value proposition lies in its extensive experience and technological expertise in wind energy, making it a leader in sustainable energy solutions. Their strategy focuses on continuous innovation in sustainable energy technologies and expanding its global footprint to leverage emerging markets.

Financial Health: Vestas has shown resilience and growth in the renewable energy sector, with continuous investments in technology and global expansion.

Investors: Publicly listed and financed through market operations and partnerships.

Product & Technology:

  • Products or services: Wind turbines and related services
  • Technology Stack: Advanced technologies in wind turbine design and manufacturing

Recent Activities:

  • Continued expansion of workforce and operational capabilities globally.
  • Participation in large-scale wind energy projects.

For Job Seekers: Vestas offers a range of career opportunities in engineering, project management, service, and maintenance, with a particular emphasis on sustainability and innovation in the renewable energy sector. The company supports professional growth and development through various programs, including a Global Graduate Programme and internships.

Vestas promotes a diverse and inclusive work environment, evident in its commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.


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About the role

Nov 15, 2023

Full Time

Company

May 12, 2024

Hybrid

Kalix, Sweden

Experienced

UTC+01:00

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