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Specialist - Foundation Interface

Requisition ID:  32935

Aarhus N, Region Central Jutland, DK

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

Vestas Factory

Do you want to power the future sustainable solutions with your expertise in Construction and Structures? Here is a chance to make a difference by developing and maintaining best in quality Towers across the globe and thereby strengthen Vestas’ future position in the sustainable energy industry. 

Power Solutions > Aerodynamic & Mechanical> Tower Technical Management
Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. Within Vestas Power Solutions (VPS), you'll find our department, Tower Technical Management, as part of Aerodynamic & Mechanical.
Our department is developing and maintaining the complete Vestas tower program. The tasks range from business case evaluations to structural engineering including FEM, requirement management, design risk assessment, test planning and project execution and creation of certification documentation.
Our department is accountable for final approval of module requirement, technical quality, risks, and solutions across the value chain and across the tower sub-modules. The team liaises with the product function on module requirement analysis, needed performance steps and coordinate feasibility studies. 
Focus is on securing cross functional alignment across tower sub-modules and across the full value chain from procurement, manufacturing to transport, installation, and service. 
Our team is spread in three different locations: Aarhus, Denmark, Porto, Portugal and Chennai, India. You will sit amongst very motivated people from many areas of the world that is always willing to support. 


As a Specialist - foundation interface your primary responsibilities will be to mature and develop the interface of the tower towards the foundation. In greater detail your area of responsibilities will be to: 

  • Define design requirements and participate in requirement analysis and feasibility studies for the foundation and tower-foundation interface
  • Drive the development and improvement of the interface for both onshore and offshore towers 
  • Coordinate modularization and standardization of the tower foundation interface
  • Define and guide strategic initiatives within the functional area  
  • Work with a network of suppliers, procurement, sales, transport, and construction
  • Liaise with both internal stakeholders and external partners


Your qualifications include: 

  • Structural or Civil Engineering degree (Bachelors or Masters)
  • 10+ years of experience within design and lead positions within civil works such as steel works, onshore or offshore foundations 
  • Wind turbine experience or similar experience from utilities, developers, construction, or engineering companies
  • Design knowledge of civil works, structures, and relevant standards
  • Experience in interface management


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

  • Proven technical experience, and ability to balance technical solution with business value 
  • A team orientated person, enthusiastic and highly motivated, with effective delegation skills
  • Able to communicate across all levels to align expectations, engage the organization, monitor results, and establish solutions 
  • Process oriented, structured way of working and high-quality mindset
  • You have good communication skills and are fluent in English


What we offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring and diverse work environment within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. At Vestas, we aim at being sustainable in all aspects – both as employer and business partner. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a broad interface, significant technical commitment, and lots of enthusiasm. You will make a real impact on Vestas’ ability to launch future products. Vestas is growing and developing, and we want you to grow with us.


Additional information
Your work location will be our office in Aarhus, Denmark. 
Up to 20 travel days per year.
For additional information about the position please contact Tue Hald, Module Design Owner - Tower Technical Management, at +4529841132.
Please be advised to apply on or before 7/4/2023.
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 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.