Technical Planner

Warrington, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Planner
GB,Warrington|Professional|Full-Time | ID: 4522

Are you the type of person who enjoys a dynamic and fast-paced workday? Do you have a good understanding of the technical challenges that a service department deals with? We're looking for enthusiasm, an eye for detail and the ability to handle our ever-evolving and exciting industry!

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 wind turbines across 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.

  • Identifying the correct paperwork/safety documentation to carry out the job
  • Identifying the correct components needed to carry out the job and find them on technical drawings
  • Identifying the correct tooling for the job
  • Technically challenge/discuss in a constructive manner with Technicians when prepping jobs
  • 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
  • Work closely with Supervisors and Planners. But also provide cover for other Technical Planners during terms of sickness or leave

  • You will have a technical background and ideally experience on one of the following wind turbines:
    • Senvion
    • Vestas
    • GE
  • You will be able to demonstrate a good level of technical competency on the one of the platforms above
  • You will have some relevant service experience, fault-finding, main component works and be ready to move into a more office-based position
  • Proof of an engineering technical qualification would be an advantage, however is not essential i.e. Degree, HNC, HND

  • You will have excellent communications skills; here at Vestas you will work with a broad and diverse group of people and need to get your point across in the best way possible
  • Excellent problem solving and fault-finding skills
  • A proactive approach, be self-motivated and well organised

What we offer

We offer a friendly but enthusiastic working environment, with many passionate colleagues. This is an opportunity t work in our main UK office and interact with multiple departments and put your career and knowledge forward in our evolving future.

Additional information
This is a permanent position located full time in our Warrington offices; you might be required to visit other offices from time to time but not on a regular basis or for long periods of time.
For any questions on this role please call the recruiter Martin Whittle on 44(0)1925 857120 / 44(0)7515325141.

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 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 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 24,600 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 and following us on our social media channels.

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