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Vestas Factory

Specialist, Test & Verification, Converter HW & SW 
DK, Aarhus C | Management | Full-Time 
| ID: 2617 

Vestas are working towards a modular future for turbine design and this role is a key part of that exciting challenge. We offer a senior position with a breadth of involvement; whilst also taking some technical leadership of not just the present, but the future strategy of this area.


Industrialisation > Test & Verification > Power Train & Module Integration Testing
The Test and Verification department within Vestas Wind Systems A/S plays an important role towards verification of components, modules and products. 


In order to optimise testing, we bring field conditions into our test centre and expose them to functional, performance and reliability testing.


Vestas test centres are some of the world leading facilities within testing of turbine main components (gearbox, generator, converter, etc.) and include several test-rigs with the capability to test components separately or as complete wind turbines up to 20MW.


In Test and Verification, we are 100+ highly motivated engineers, specialists and turbine technicians who are responsible for planning, executing and troubleshooting during test campaigns.


Furthermore, our team is responsible for specifying and building up new test capabilities to continually ensure that Vestas products have the highest quality in the wind market.


Responsibilities

  • Develop, Drive and challenge the Verification of our converters in cooperation with stakeholders in converter design
  • Ensure that the test strategy is realised through several internal and external projects 
  • Drive and lead the test & verification activities within the electrical area
  • Close co-operation with the Converter design, interfacing systems and project management 
  • Be a strong contributor in continuous improvement
  • Lead specification of new test setups and optimizing existing to improve performance 
  • Technical leader within verification of the electrical area

 

Qualifications

  • Masters or Bachelor of Electrical, Software or Mechatronic Engineering with 5yrs in a similar role within converter design/control
  • Familiar with Grid compliance and associated standards
  • Knowledge and experience in Controls (such as Generator/motor control design, control design of grid connected converters). This includes modelling of dynamics systems for control analysis, designing of controllers, implementation of controllers and verification of controllers via simulations and test
  • Experience with control of power electronics (PWM strategies for 3phase converters, sampling of PWM operated converters, and control loops of 3 phase converters such as current control, dc voltage control, active and reactive power control)
  • Experience with Matlab/ Simulink tools, C /C++ and interfaces
  • Knowledge of modelling dynamic systems in National Instruments embedded environment. 

 

Competencies

  • Structured, trustworthy, communicative, self-motivated
  • Strong communicator with various stakeholders across the organisation 
  • Taking the technical lead and taking ownership with decision-making
  • Lead activities by close cooperation with engineers, stakeholders and external partners
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and can drive others
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

 

What we offer
You will join a very homogenous department with a high focus on team development and with excellent opportunities for personal development in a highly professional environment. In our team you will have the possibility to work among many different tasks, projects and assignments that will challenge your daily work - every day is never the same.


We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between an individual drive and teamwork.


Additional Information
Work location will be split between our locations at Oliehavnsvej and Hedeager 42, Denmark.


This position requires approximately 15 days of travel. 


For additional information on the position, please contact Senior Manager, Electrical & Nacelle Testing, Anders Holm Milo - +45 25 15 41 27


You can apply online by clicking on the “Apply Online” button at the top or bottom of this page.


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 105 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 24,500 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.