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Vestas Factory

Blade & Tower Team Leader 
DK, Aarhus | Team Leader | Full-Time 
| ID: 15365 

Are you ready to work in a very innovative environment? Do you have a technical understanding and experience in mechanical engineering? Then we have the opportunity for you!


Service > Service Operations > Turbine Operations Engineering 

The department Turbine Engineering is a part of the Vestas Service organisation. We are currently expanding the organisation with highly qualified employees.

The department is responsible for delivering service solutions on all brands enabling the service business within Vestas to fulfill its ambitious, strategic targets. The service solutions vary from parts & repair over maintenance concepts to product improvements like component life extensions, optimisations of performance and cost-out initiatives. The department holds the design responsibility for service/aftersales solutions on the products no longer being manufactured. 

We are responsible for delivering innovative solutions to ensure highest possible value to Vestas customers in the service business.
The team is in different geographical locations and is expanding to meet the demand of a growing business.


As a team leader of the Blade & Tower team, you will spend 30 to 50% of your time on people leadership tasks while the rest time will be spent as individual contributor (Subject matter expert) on this technological area.
As people leader we expect you to:

  • Solid focus on the people leadership by contacting regular 1 to 1 dialogue with the direct reports
  • Support and facilitate the people review and the CPD process
  • Ensure that development activities for the whole team and for the people are in a place to ensure a motivated team
  • Ensure that we have optimum resource allocation in the different activities and projects we are involved to
  • Supervise any activities needed to close resource and competency gaps identified in the different projects

As an individual contributor the responsibilities of this role are the following:

  • Technical evaluation of new improvement cases/after sales options
  • Key role in setting the business standards for repair solutions using new or innovative technologies
  • Technical ownership of enthusiastic improvement cases related to this technical area
  • Technical lead on development of solutions and after sales options/methods and processes
  • Cooperation with 3rd part companies/sub suppliers developing technical solutions
  • Provide input and contact technical review to future products/solutions



  • You hold a Bachelor or Master’s Degree Mechanical Engineer or similar
  • +3 years experience within the wind power business with mechanical systems and the blade as main working area
  • Experience on respected teams or projects will be highly valued
  • Proficient in English both written and verbal
  • If you come with service operation knowledge and a good understanding of the commercial value set of the service business where balancing of product quality, lifetime and customer needs are always vital, it will be highly valued
  • Experience on supervising and handling sub-contractors and sub suppliers
  • Experience from larger organisations will be desirable



  • Leadership skills to be used in the everyday work
  • Communications skills and able to handle many stakeholders at a time
  • Customer-oriented and able to understand the business value chain seen from a service and customer perspective
  • Good eye on process optimisation
  • Ability to take design responsibility and secure the right level of engineering to support the decisions 
  • Flexibility and ability to work with other people in a large organisation and capability of building up an intensive network across cultures and time zones within and outside Vestas
  • Ability to work well in a time-sensitive setting and make the right decisions based on facts


What we offer
We offer an exciting job with good opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity, quality, and simplicity in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a solid technical commitment.


Additional information
Your work location will for instance be in Aarhus N, DK. Rest of Europe can also be considered. Some travel activities are accepted and will be around 20% of your time. 
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible – and no later than 07th May 2021. 

All inquiries are treated confidentially.

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 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 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 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.