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Vestas Factory

Cluster Technology Developer - Digitalization and Sensing 
DK, Aarhus N | Professional | Full-Time 

Are you up for taking Digitalisation to another level? Do you have the understanding and knowledge to use the importance of data, and not just innovate, but more likely invent the next big thing? Then this exciting position as Cluster Technology Developer could be your next career move.
Power Solutions /Innovation & Concepts /Ideation & Partnering /Ideation & Cluster Technologies

Vestas is continuously striving to be on the forefront of ground breaking technology within strategic areas that supports our overall strategy of being the Global Leader in Sustainable Energy Solutions. A central part of this lies within our five Technology Clusters in Ideation and Partnering who has three main areas of focus:

  1. Technology scouting to identify status and development of new technologies and looking out for potential disrupters and enablers from which they maintain the Vestas Technology Radar and communicating this to the rest of the organisation to inspire innovative development.
  2. Incubating early stage projects through agile project development that could lead to new technology projects enabling LCoE (Levelised Cost of Energy) reduction in wind energy.
  3. Develop new opportunities next to the core business that in the long run can be new sources of revenue. 

Responsibilities
As Cluster Technology Developer for Digitalization and Sensing, you will - together with the Cluster lead - be responsible for generating the overall picture of how the area "Digitalization and Sensing" could impact both our existing products and business models as well as set the path to new, with value creation for Vestas in focus.

You will be responsible for driving several projects from the technical perspective. Each project can be seen as a little startup with a dedicated project team comprehending all activities from product development, market research, customer engagement etc. Therefore, you are capable of bridging and communicating technical content as economic impact.

You value the agile approach and target small fast sprints focusing on removing key uncertainties with smallest amount of effort, keeping a focus on our goal and stop activities which does not lead to our common objective.

Equally, you are cautious on what in this field potentially could disrupt our current business - both when it comes to new business models and technical development. 

In short:

  • Responsible for driving key projects together with a team as it was a little startup company
  • Assist the Cluster Lead in generating and maintaining the Vestas perspective on Digitalization and Sensing 
  • Assisting maturing new technologies and ideas to a level where it can be implemented as Technology project in the Vestas organization.
  • Responsible for collaborating with external partners within technology area
  • Responsible for communicating and liaising with internal stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • We expect you to have a Master degree within Technology or Science, e.g. engineer or similar and a minimum five years of relevant experience. 
  • A large network within digital and sensing community would be an advantage.

Competencies

  • You should be out going with a good technical knowledge and the ability to convert technical knowledge into commercial impact. 
  • You have an innovative mindset and see opportunities and thrive in a flexible atmosphere where not all process and methodologies are carved in stone, but where we adapt to make things happen. 
  • You are capable of seeing the bigger picture 
  • You are eager to drive things forward and can combine existing solutions with the opportunities that new technologies bring.

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to work in an exciting and inspiring atmosphere where we value the good idea, speed, agility and results.  

Additional information

The position is at our head office in Aarhus. Some travel activity must be expected.

For further information please contact VP Ideation and Partnering, Kasper Roed Jensen at +45 60 37 76 71.


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 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 
 
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 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 24,400 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 www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.