Maintenance Technician, Isle of Wight

Location: UK, Isle of Wight

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is looking for a Maintenance Technician with experience of working safely in a 24 hour manufacturing environment. Ideally you will have experience working with electrical and mechanical machinery, power tools and lifting equipment. We will operate 3 shifts covering 24 hours 5 days per week. You will have the opportunity to develop a career in a global group with a very exciting industry and record breaking product.

Responsibilities and tasks
The Maintenance Technicians will work in shifts in small teams of two, maintaining all the production tools and equipment
  • The manufacturing processes involve the use of epoxy based resin and hardeners, therefore this position may not be suitable for persons who have previously had a recorded reaction to such products.

Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Maintaining electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical equipment and hand
  • Maintain calibration/measurement equipment and
  • Interrogation of PLC controllers and systems.
  • Administer the
    maintenance systems, with planned maintenance activities as well as responding
    to breakdowns.
  • Keeping the work area safe and clean, making use of 5S
  • Contribute to supplier evaluation.

Qualifications and work experience
The ideal candidate should have proven experience of equipment maintenance in a manufacturing environment. Formal qualifications (HND/HNC/City & Guilds) would be an advantage, but are not a requirement.
Electrical qualifications would be of particular interest.
Ability to work in shifts is essential.


  • Team worker.
  • Safety mindset.
  • Fluent in
  • Problem solving skills.
  • A high degree of adaptability &
    flexibility. Flexible to changing requirements.
  • Comfortable with Microsoft
    Office, especially Excel.

What we offer
We offer you an exciting job in an international company with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment where the ambition is to become global leader in the offshore wind market. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a strong dedication to what we do. You will get a unique opportunity to influence your own position in an informal and rapidly developing environment.
At MHI Vestas Offshore Wind you will find exciting challenges for making an impact at the very forefront of commercial, technological and environmental development in the offshore market. We provide attractive opportunities for personal and career development with a diverse and global work environment in a fast paced industry.
Your main base will be on the Isle of Wight but you can expect to be travel to our different locations in the UK as well as abroad (to Denmark in particular) when needed.

About MHI Vestas
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S established in April 2014.  Our vision is to be a leading player in the offshore industry by remaining customer focused and setting new standards for industry collaboration. We aim to lead growth and co-develop offshore wind as a financially viable and sustainable energy source to benefit future generations. Furthermore, we intend to create a pleasant workplace with challenging development opportunities, flexibility and joint responsibility. We are an international organization totalling more than 500 employees. Our headquarters is in Aarhus, Denmark and we have offices in England, Holland, Belgium, Germany and Sweden.

How to apply
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