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Loads & Control Specialist

Requisition ID:  24236

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Are you eager to work for one of the world’s global leaders within wind industry? Do you have solid experience in directing project and great knowledge of aero elastic tools? Are you a great communicator and problem-solver? If yes, then this position might be just for you.

Power Solutions > Product Solutions & Integration > LaC 2/4 MW Products
Vestas Power Solutions is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. To put it short, we are shaping the future of modern energy and we operate on a global scale with more than 1,300 employees.
As a part of Vestas Power Solutions, the Load & Control (LaC) department is one of the key areas in shaping the products of the future. In close corporation with our internal product owner, we balance the trade-offs between power production and loading of our turbines, essentially improving to the most innovative new products introduced to the market.
Within Load & Control the LaC 2/4 MW Products department is a solid, diverse, and global team consisting of 17 colleagues split across three locations: Chennai (India), Porto (Portugal) and Aarhus (Denmark). We are all together responsible for the 2/4MW product portfolio within Load and Control.


Your main responsibilities as Loads and Control Specialist in the LaC 2/4MW Products Department:

  • Guide the teams through the development process from early feasibility to product performance validation and certification of new products
  • Ensure that the quality of work done by the teams fulfills the high standards of Vestas and Loads and Control
  • Identify and scope initiatives to improve our existing methods and processes
  • Coordinate both scoping and execution of high quality technology initiatives that improves quality and time to market
  • Significant strategic partner to Load and Control Technical Management


You have:

  • A M.Sc. (or Ph.D.) within structural, civil, wind, mechanical, control or mechatronic engineering combined with solid experience within the wind industry
  • Experience in directing and planning projects
  • Experienced and highly skilled in dynamic simulation of mechanical systems

You might have:

  • Experience or knowledge of aero elastic tools as Flex5, Bladed or HAWC2
  • Programming experience, for example in Matlab
  • Experience in design controllers for mechanical systems


As Specialist you will also act as a technical leader, where it is expected that you:

  • Can coordinate engineering solutions within the area from start to end
  • Are effective in coordinating multiple stakeholders at various levels in the organization
  • Are pragmatic and quality conscious
  • Are result-oriented and focused on the task
  • Have a creative approach in solving problems


What we offer
We offer an opportunity to be part of a collaborative team in an exciting business with great products, supporting Vestas' overall mission. The working environment in Load & Control is informal but with clear direction.
You will be part of an effective matrix organisation which has a split between line management, technical leadership, and project execution.
Come join us and you will be part of an international organisation with opportunities to grow and develop in the job - both professionally and personally.

Additional information
Your primary work location will be our office in Aarhus, DK.
You should expect up to 10 travel days per year to Vestas sites in Porto and Chennai.
For more information, please contact Claus Thy Henningsen, Head of LaC, at +45 5083 3922.
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 30/06/2022.

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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