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Power Electronics Specialist

Requisition ID:  26353
Location(s): 

Aarhus N, Region Central Jutland, DK

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Engineering

 

Vestas Factory

Specialist | Full-Time

Do you have extensive experience in Power Electronic Conversion and enjoy end to end project leadership? Do you see yourself as a structured problem-solver with great stakeholder management skills? If yes, then this is your opportunity to impact the future. Come join us and support Vestas’ overall mission for green energy transition!

Working with Vestas means every action you take contributes to renewable energy and essentially has an impact on building a more sustainable future for us and the generations to come!

 

Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Converter Circuit Design

 

Vestas Power Solutions is where new product ideas or technologies are matured, developed, tested and improved. To put it short, Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. We are shaping the future of modern energy.

The Converter & Electrical (C&E) Module is part of Vestas R&D organization Power Solutions. The Converter Circuit Design team with C&E Module is an essential contributor in making the current and future wind turbines more efficient and cost effective by developing the electrical power conversion components such as power stack (power electronics). This is done by being responsible for development and maintenance of the components according to the full value chain requirements. All Vestas products are based on internally developed converters since electrical power conversion is at the core of how a wind turbine performs, operates, and interacts with the electrical grid.

The daily work will be within a broad network of stakeholders and together with the electrical specialists you will set the standard for tomorrows design.  With an engineering background in power conversion your main role will be to participate in and deliever the design of the power electronics in our converters. You will be a part of the Converter Circuit Design team. The Converter Circuit Design team consists of 20 highly skilled designers and specialists located in Aarhus, Denmark and Porto, Portugal.

 

Responsibilities

As Specialist in Power Electronics, you will report to the Converter Circuit Design Manager within Converter and Electrical Module in Vestas. 

Your main responsibilities and tasks will be on Power electronic converters, circuits and technology will include:

  • Supervise technical part of Converter projects; including functional leadership on power electronic
  • Establishment of requirement specification & stakeholder interests
  • Evaluation of architecture & proof-of-concept demonstration for electrical, mechanical, & thermal design
  • Component & supplier selection to encourage suppliers and contractors as integral partners in development
  • Systems Engineering process adherence through concept-requirements-design-verification-handover
  • Deep understanding on application of Power electronics components – semiconductors, passives and failure modes
  • Define testing strategy and verification methodology for specific power electrotonic components while supporting colleagues’ delivering quality work

 

Qualification

Your qualifications include: 

  • A Master in a relevant area, i.e., power electronics, electrical engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience with Power Electronic design and development
  • Experienced in project execution in matrix organization
  • Good leadership and communication skills and capable of acting as a motivator
  • Capable of defining the vision within the power electronic field and defining activities supporting the vision
  • Good communication skills in English orally and written
  • Capable of delivering short term results without losing the long-term vision

 

Competencies

We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality and competencies:  

  • You are process oriented and have a structured way to work
  • You are an open minded personality with good communication and stakeholder management
  • You naturally lead, guide, advise and share knowledge with team and stakeholders
  • You are a good networker and able to build, develop and maintain relationships in a global environment
  • You possess English skills at a high level
  • You believe in and comply to our values of Collaboration, Simplicity and Accountability

 

What we offer

Vestas offers you a versatile job in a hard-working and high paced team in a global environment. You will have great impact on the substance of the position and opportunities to work closely with our senior executives in a very progressive and exciting company and industry. You will have a great opportunity to develop your strategic and project management skills within the global leader in the wind industry. Vestas is keen on developing both your professional and personal skills, and for the right candidate this position will be a platform for further professional and leadership development in a global organization. You will experience a 'people first' attitude with a lot of empowerment and responsibilities. In short, join Vestas and you will find yourself working in a spirit of worldwide collaboration while enjoying the knowledge that you are making a positive difference for the future.

 

Additional Information

Your work location will be at Vestas Power Solutions Headquarter in Aarhus, Denmark.

 

You can expect up to 20 -25 travel days per year.

 

For further information, please contact Manager, Hardik Bodiwala on +45 52211486. 

 

Please be advised to apply as soon as possible on or before 30th November 2022.

 

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.


 

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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.