Functional Lead, Electrical

Requisition ID:  35630

Aarhus N, Region Central Jutland, DK Rheine, NW, DE

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Field Operations

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Service > Global Service Operations, Quality & HSE > Service Lifecycle Engineering

The department Turbine Operations Engineering (TOE) is an organization of Global Service. Within TOE, Service Lifecycle Engineering is responsible for handling and developing solutions for tasks coming from the service Engineering Change Management (ECM). Service ECM is responsible for the execution of engineering changes out of the Engineering Change Management (ECM), the creation and development of related documentation for the products/platforms, and developing projects from the ECM like developing solutions for obsolete items. The team is located in different geographical locations and is expanding to meet the demand of a growing and exciting business.



  • Review and compare specifications like TSS, TPS, etc. for electrical components, e.g. converter, pitch, auxiliaries, PLC, etc
  • Showing responsibility especially for the electrical related Problem Reports from the Engineering Change Management (ECM)
  • Providing support for projects, support tasks, and ECM work, also on-site, for different WTG brands and platforms
  • Developing technical solutions for obsolete electrical items, with a commercial understanding
  • Facilitate the input to the roadmap for obsolete parts within the electrical area
  • Creation of documentation like TSS and TPS for the developed solutions
  • Sharing of knowledge and experience within the team 
  • Effective stakeholder management to interact with other departments within Vestas, but also with supplier and partner companies
  • Providing support to the technical writers and the technical sourcing team
  • Support and interact with the Service ECM team and the engineers within Turbine Operations Engineering
  • Creation and review of documentation and work instructions
  • Readiness to apply specialized knowledge to other colleagues, local and global
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, etc
  • Be a contributor to the continuous improvement of our processes and tools, especially in the ECM and obsolescence handling area



  • Electrical Education with special knowledge of various electrical components, e.g. auxiliaries, controllers, electrical pitch systems, converters, etc
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or comparable
  • Several years of experience in the wind industry is appreciated
  • Work-related experience for developing solutions, e.g. retrofit kits or upgrades for electrical components and panels is needed
  • Practical experience in troubleshooting and working on electrical components of various turbines (5 years minimum)
  • Trained on the electrical components (f.e. supplier training, controller training, OEM in-house training, etc.)
  • Practical experience in service and working on electrical and mechanical components of various turbines appreciated
  • Trained on the WTG components (f.e. supplier training, controller training, OEM in-house training, etc.)
  • Knowledge of documentation creation (TSS, TPS, SWI, ...)
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Solid analytical skills, attention to detail, and good follow-up skills are also expected
  • Ability to handle stakeholder queries and give logical replies on service perspective
  • Knowledge about EMC and testing of electrical components and panels
  • Good communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams), Windchill, PDM Link, CAD



  • Significant focus on customers (internal stakeholders) and service with good and friendly communication skills toward our partner
  • Good Quality and Safety mindset
  • Ability to communicate succinctly in an international team with colleagues based in the US, Europe, India etc
  • High level of attention to detail
  • High degree of organization and time management
  • Willingness to be involved and taking over of responsibilities, especially for technical projects
  • Ability to prioritize various tasks
  • Ability to travel (including internationally) up to ~20% and climbing turbines, if needed
  • Target and task-oriented
  • Effective planning and organizational skills; ability to complete assignments and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work individually as well as collaborate in a team environment


What We Offer

An interesting and exciting role within a diverse and varied international team. Working on global level in intercultural teams. Diversified areas of tasks, also outside the office, on-site, and at suppliers' locations. Professional development opportunities in various areas.


Additional Information 

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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