Site Supervisor

Tokyo, Tokyo
26 Jul 2016
26 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Site Supervisor with a high level of people management skills, fluency in English and Japanese as well as having general technical background. Are you interested to be part of a global organization with a high-paced, international work environment wherein you can apply your experience and skills? If yes, Vestas has opportunities for you to further expand these capabilities in the wind industry.

Vestas Wind Technology Japan Co., Ltd.
Service Department

Vestas Asia Pacific & China provides both sales and service of wind power plants in Australia, New Zealand, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines and the emerging markets in North South East Asia (NSEA).

In the Service Department, our focus is to provide our clients with high quality and best possible production of their wind power plants. With our long standing excellent track record and service experience globally, we work to ensure that we manage our clients' plants effectively to get the most out of each turbines while upholding to our commitment to safety standards.

  • As Site Supervisor, you will be responsible to engage in the operation and maintenance of Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) and the supervision and coordination of one or more wind farms sites:
  • Daily site reporting to the Service Manager
  • Management of general daily on-site issues, reporting and site work deliverables
  • Planning and preparation of site work rosters and schedules; managing and updating these in SAP
  • Management of and co-ordination with on-site personnel (Service Technicians) to ensure all work is performed timely, efficiently, and safely
  • Liaison and co-ordination with on-site employer representatives and Subcontractors
  • Present the Site Induction to all Vestas on-site personnel, subcontractors and visitors
  • Ensuring Quality, OH&S and Environmental requirements (including reporting and record keeping) for the site are being maintained and complied with by onsite personnel and Subcontractors
  • Attending site meetings with client
  • Conduct daily toolbox meetings and daily work team briefings, manage daily task management board
  • Review and approve time sheets, expense reports, leave requests, overtime requests and travel requests

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering preferable.
  • Experience in supervising, leadingteam members for planning and management of a site
  • Experience in maintenance operations, leading as example in 5S and Lean activities preferable
  • Service and people management experience in the following industries are preferred: wind industry, heavy machinery industry, construction, rotating machinery, chemical refinery, petroleum, shipyard/ship repair, marine industry.

  • Strong people management, project management and coordination skills
  • English language: at least business-level fluency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Japanese language: at least business-level fluency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Supervisory skills in the mechanical, electrical and electronics domain are preferred
  • Possess a valid driving license in Japan

What we offer:

Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, competitive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a brilliant future!To meet business growing needs, Vestas needs a lot of talents to join us. We care and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: A broad program of on job training, A perfect platform for professional and personal development, Bonus Program, Social insurance, Supplementary medical insurance, Colourful team activities and etc.
We put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.

Additional information:
  • Work location: Japan - Tokyo and various sites all over Japan
  • This position requires high frequency of travel to various sites all over Japan
  • This position requires occasionally working at heights.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 78 GW of wind turbines in 75 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 68 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 21,900 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.