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Senior Functional Lead for Grid Models and Analyses

Requisition ID:  29007

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
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Vestas Factory

Management | Full-Time | 

Do you understand global grid requirements and specify methods to translate these into design envelopes for wind turbines and electrical balance of plant equipment?  Do you have 15+ years of industrial experience, including hands-on experience with modelling and simulation of power electronic and control equipment in power systems?  Read on… we are currently hiring for a Senior Functional Lead for Grid Models and Analyses.


Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Power SI Technical Management
In Power System Integration, our focus is on development of new plant-level products. This requires a very close interaction with the market to understand the requirements as well as being involved in various innovation activities with external collaborators. The core outputs within Power System Integration are the Vestas Power Plant Controller, electrical simulation models of wind turbines, design of the electrical infrastructure of Vestas renewable hybrid power plants and environmental control of the plant. Our core competencies are within Power System-, Control- and SW- Engineering. In everything we do we aim to display good leadership, and build products based on robust design.
As Senior Functional Lead for Grid Models and Analyses you will, be working in a department with four other senior functional leads with reference to the Module Design Owner. You will practice dotted line technical delegation to three functional leads in your area.

  • Understand present and future customer and value chain needs in terms of compliance and usability of electrical simulation models and tools
  • Understand global grid requirements and specify methods to translate these into design envelopes for wind turbines and electrical balance of plant equipment 
  • Represent Vestas in international standardization fora etc. 
  • Define and lead the technology and product roadmaps aligned with the business strategy
  • Act as technical head in especially the scoping phase of complex and cross functional projects 
  • You will be working with these opportunities together with- and through the technical leadership team


  • M.Sc. and probably a PhD in Electrical Engineering, and 15+ years of industrial experience
  • Detailed knowledge of transmission system analysis and power system stability phenomena
  • Hands-on experience with modelling and simulation of power electronic and control equipment in power systems
  • Professional communication skills in English - orally and written
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering


  • You have the desire and the ability to understand and maintain overview of a wide range of advanced technical domains 
  • You are outgoing and communicate with power and trust
  • You find it exciting and interesting to work with other people in a large organization and can build an intensive network across cultures and time zones
  • You have a high level of aspiration to get things done
  • You are customer-oriented and can understand the complete business value chain seen from a customer perspective

What we offer
You will be a part of a highly professional team, where team spirit, personal development and carrying out on high profiled projects are key factors.  At Vestas we value initiative, responsibility, involvement and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.
Additional information
Up to 20 days of travel per year. The application deadline is October 14, 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. 
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