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Vestas Factory

Generator Engineer / Assistant Lead (m/f/d) 
DK, Aarhus N | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 20287 

Do you want to grow your talent and career with the new generation of Generators in one of the most innovative company in the renewal energy sector?

If that sounds like an opportunity for you, then become our new Generator Engineer and support us solve one of the most important global issues of our time - ensuring a more sustainable future!


Power Solutions > Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Generator Sub Module

The Vestas Power Solution business unit brings the technology development of our wind turbine products. We are responsible for its development, verification and industrialisation. It is here that we lay the technological foundation for staying ahead as the global leader within sustainable energy.

The Powertrain Module area in Aerodynamic & Mechanical consists out of highly skilled employees situated in locations around the world. The department is accountable for the Powertrain System converting the mechanical energy from the wind into electrical energy. The Powertrain System consists of main components such as the main gearbox, generator, main shaft bearings, lubrication system and auxiliary components such as brake, coupling and suspension/damper system.


In the Generator Sub Module we build our designs on a long tradition of both in-house and externally supplied generator products of both induction & synchronous types.

We work hard to embed innovation and bring novel technologies into predictable product performance values. Our own generator manufacturing capabilities are here the golden nugget.



  • Ensuring the technical progress of our product development projects
  • Collaboration with the project manager and technical experts moving the daily work and coordination with adjacent components
  • Mechanical Design with support of a team of experienced CAD Designers
  • Plan work package execution together with development team
  • Coordinate the technical solution within quality, time and cost targets of the project
  • Prioritize the technical team's tasks based on the calculated impact to project targets
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks within the project scope and secure technical administration to get the needed progress in the projects
  • Supervise and align project issues with stakeholders



  • M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience, desirable with mechanical motor or electro-magnetic engineering
  • Product development experience
  • Specific work experience within the wind industry is beneficial but not required
  • Routine handling of a 3D CAD system, desirable CREO Parametric
  • Effective verbal and written communication with English as the primary working language



  • Very good technical perception
  • It is natural for you to share knowledge, guide and advise your colleagues in a positive way
  • Process-oriented and structured in the way you work
  • Enthusiastic work approach, good collaborator
  • Ability and interest in stakeholder management including coordination, planning, and reporting
  • Result and deadline-oriented
  • Experienced in following up on projects with multiple stakeholders


What we offer
The right candidate will find a challenging and inspiring job, right at the forefront of developing technologies, which continuously improve the marketability of renewable energy. Naturally, joining the global leader within wind energy makes you part of an inspiring journey, and our international footprint and global supply- and manufacturing setup provide a multi-cultural work environment.

The position we offer will provide you with great opportunities to develop your professional skills, advance your competencies, and develop your personality and leadership skills.


Additional information

The primary location is Aarhus (Denmark), but we could also consider other European Vestas locations for the right candidate.

Please apply online by clicking on the "Apply Now" button at the top and send your CV and cover letter until 30th of November 2021 to be considered.

About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels