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MBA Structure Engineer

Requisition ID:  23501

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory


Do you have an eye for detail and hold experience within product design in heavy Engineering industries to creat high performaing best in class Wind Turbines? Does it excite you seeing how your developments turn into sustainable energy solutions? Does making a difference matter to you? If yes, than come and join us!


Power Solutions > Aerodynamic & Mechanical  > Lubrication & MBA


The Powertrain Module in Vestas Power Solutions is responsible for developing the complete Vestas powertrain for both onshore and offshore wind turbines. The module consists of 3 submodules, Lubrication & MBA (Main Bearing Arrangement), Gearbox, and Generator. The Lubrication & MBA submodule is responsible and accountable for the design solutions of (i) the powertrain lubrication system, (ii) the main bearings and (iii) the structural components. The Lubrication & MBA submodule team is located in three hubs, Aarhus in Denmark, Porto in Portugal and Chennai, India.

You will contribute to developing an ever-growing and high-paced team in a global environment. You will have great impact on the substance of the position and opportunities to develop your inquisitive, project management and business transformational skills and further build on your efficient problem-solving and communication skills. For the right candidate this position will be a platform for further professional and leadership development in a global organization. 



As a MBA Structure, Technical lead you will be working closely with Project managers and Engineers to suppor the techincal design for the Main Bearing Arrangement. Main activities under this responsibility will include:

  • Identify - Design - Optimize - Validate the structural design of the Main Bearing Arrangement 
  • Design the load carrying components included bolts and welded connections
  • Cost-Optimize the structure using dedicated tools and following the Vestas development process Way to Market
  • Plan together with the Project Manager the technical activities following the Vestas stage gate model.
  • Deliver the complete verification and validation documentation of the MBA structure including certification
  • Define and participate to testing campaigns
  • Propel VA/VE activities to optimize owned components to product cost to required performances
  • Contribute to the Technology Roadmap to assure the submodule growth in line with market development
  • Monitor and contribute to improve the fleet performance of the MBA structure over the value chain



  • Master's degree in Structural or Mechanical Engineering
  • You have industry experience within design (R&D) of large casting and bearing arrangement
  • Good technical understanding
  • Specific work experience within the wind industry is beneficial but not required
  • Enthusiastic about practical work on tests and verification as well as theoretical knowledge
  • Fluency in English
  • Good communication skills



  • You have a proven history within new product development of large casting and understanding of:
  • Load analysis and application
  • Calculation of casted structures (analytic and FEA)
  • Extreme and fatigue analysis
  • Design for manufacturing
  • Bolted and welded joints
  • Contact settings
  • System engineering
  • Quality development tools (requirements, DFMEA, verification, validation)
  • Project management


What We Offer

We offer an exciting job in a creative and international environment. You'll be working in a fast-growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the wind energy sector. As well as offering an attractive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.


Additional information

Your primary work location will be our office in Aarhus, DK

Travelling to sites will be part of the role - 10 to 20 days a year.

If you have specific questions about the position please contact Pascal Rigal, Sub Module Owner, at +45 4163 7269.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis, we do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 6thof July 2022.

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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