The manufacture of wind energy plants in the on-shore segment has been our core competence and passion for around 35 years. With more than 46 GW installed capacity worldwide, our turbines supply sustainable energy to more than 80% of the global energy market and we are one of the largest companies in the wind industry. National subsidiaries in more than 30 markets and production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, Mexico and India offer our more than 9,600 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation.

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mechanical Supervisor


Zwolle, NL, 8041 BK

DEPARTMENT:  Project Management (Site Management / Erection / I

Job Purpose

The Mechanical Supervisor main job purpose is to lead and co-ordinate on site and to provide mechanical expertise during the installation, in collaboration with the Electrical Supervisor and finishing phase in order to prepare the Wind Farm for commissioning. To achieve this, all installation and finishing activities are to be executed in a safe manner considering the highest standards of safety, quality, and efficiency. This role is based in The Netherlands, you must enjoy travel within the Netherlands and working as this role operates on a 4 week rotation, 3 weeks working and 1 week rest at home. Looking at your traveltime home in the Netherlands to the construction site, now and then several days away from home.


Specifically, the Mechanical Supervisor will:

  • Support the Quality Manager on technical non-conformities and to ensure compliance with ‘Management of Change’ requirements for reporting, developing solutions and implementation;
  • Support the Site Managers for Quality and incoming goods inspections;
  • Assist the Site Managers, Quality Manager and Civil Project Engineer on pre-erection anchor cage and foundation checks;
  • Support the Site Managers and Quality Manager with collating and checking for completeness, before releasing the Pre-erection documentation, Statutory Inspections and reports.
  • Collate the necessary information for reporting and managing non conformity reports and Incidents in UPVISE/Service Now or the prevailing software management tool;
  • Maintain close contact with Quality Manager for ordering and tracking missing parts and Requisition Notes (RNs);
  • Resolving quality deviations to ensure not only a smooth handover to the customer but also a smooth operation over the Wind Turbine lifetime. To achieve this, all installation and finishing activities are to be executed in a safe manner considering the highest standards of safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Provide ad-hoc training to the site team and subcontractors;
  • Where applicable, responsible lead for defining the FGR locations, installation and operation before Bottom section installation;
  • Where applicable, responsible for leading the Scruton Coil installation and operation when installing on the top section


Skills, expierence and personal profile

  • Completed vocational training in Mechanics /Mechatronics or similar field
  • Proficiency with Health and Safety procedures/ methods such as electrical safety, fall protection awareness, basic understanding of hazardous materials
  • Experience/knowledge of the local HSE regulations and legal requirements in the Netherlands
  • Familiarity with several technologies such as Mechanical & rotating systems, basic understanding of hydraulic systems
  • Familiarity with general procedures such as Mechanical installation and finishing, testing of mechanical installations, quality management
  • Familiarity with several tools such as Mechanical measuring tools (e.g. digital calliper), Hydraulic torquing/ tensioning tools (e.g. HyTorc, ITH)
  • Proficient computer skills utilizing MS Office basic programs (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), SAP preferrable
  • Good communication skills in English language (spoken and written), an good advantage if you know the Dutch language (speak)
  • Physical requirements include the ability to climb a WT 180 meters high or taller, under variable climate conditions without adverse effects
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and engineers
  • Able to work in or lead a team
  • Systematic problem-solving and safety orientated behaviour
  • Strong personal planning & organisation skills
  • The position has a high travel requirement, domestically and when needed internationally
  • Capability to comprehend and adapt to rapidly changing technologies
  • 2 years of experience in working with Wind Turbines.
  • Experienced in working with crane operations (rigging and lifting)
  • Excellent knowledge of the local regulations and legal requirements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team and self-organized
  • Excellent computer skills (MS office, SAP preferable)
  • Willingness to travel and stay (in the near of) the construction site 

Nordex adheres to a policy of equal employment opportunity. All employment decisions are made without regard to religion, age, sex, color, national origin, handicap, or other protected class and in full compliance with all federal and state laws.