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Nacelle Engineering Lead

Requisition ID:  27851

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

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

Vestas Factory

Can you ensure customer requirements in the technical solutions? Can you contribute to taking Vestas’ wind turbines to the next level? Then the right job is just here – we are looking for a Nacelle Lead Engineer, is that you?

Service > Global Service Supply Chain > Turbine Operations Engineering

The department
The “Nacelle, Lubricant & Tools” team is a part of “Turbine Operations Engineering” department in the Vestas Service organization. We are currently expanding the organization with highly qualified employees. The department is responsible for delivering Service engineering solutions for All-Brand turbines, enabling the business within Vestas to fulfill its aspirational, strategic targets. The solutions vary from parts & repair over maintenance concepts to product improvements like component life extensions, optimizations of performance and cost-out initiatives. The department holds the design responsibility for /aftersales solutions on the products no longer being manufactured. 


You will join our mechanical Nacelle engineering team who performs various types of technical engineering support to the service support channels CIM, ISM, Scheduled Service etc. The responsibilities also cover engineering support to technical documentation for Service Work Instructions, Risk Assessments and PFMEA's. The responsibility of the department covers most of the mechanical areas of Vestas and Multi-Brand turbines under service contract, excluding drive train and blades
The team is distributed over different geographical locations and is expanding to meet the demand of a growing and challenging business.


As a Nacelle Engineering Lead, you can expect to work with both the technical and human side of the business. In this position, you can look forward to undertaking the following responsibilities:
•    You will be representing the team in initial technical scoping discussions for possible projects with focus on; roadmap, cost out, improved production factor, safety etc.    
•    You will enter fully as an engineering team member and perform various engineering works when matching your competences and experience
•    You will ensure that the customers’ requirements are captured and transformed with a technical solution quality mind-set into a clear project that accounts for both technical and business risks 
•    You will be validating solutions against requirements and escalate technical risks throughout the project’s lifetime.
•    You will be acting as the technical anchor point and first-line contact for our internal customers and other stakeholders 


To fulfil this position, we believe that you can nod in recognition to almost all the following professional qualifications:
•    3 years + experience within the wind power business will be a requirement.
•    Engineering degree or equivalent, for instance in Mechanical area (M. Sc. or B. Sc.) or relevant working experience that could be considered
•    A good fundamental mechanical and overall understanding of Turbine's operation
•    If you come with service engineering area knowledge and a good understanding of balancing of product quality, lifetime, and customer needs, it will be highly valued
•    Experience from larger organizations is beneficial
•    Experience from working within project environment - product development or optimization


On a more personal level, we hope that you reflect and possess the following:
•    An open mind approach and positive attitude towards tasks and issues that reaches outside your experience and comfort area  
•    High skills in communicating both verbally and in writing
•    Proficient language skill in English both verbal and written
•    Open and accommodating global approach towards different cultures and ways of working
•    Ability to navigate in large organization where various stakeholder involvement is required
•    Business understanding of technical solutions dependency towards safety, quality, and budgets constraints


What we offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in the lobal leader in renewable energy and particular the Service unit where processes, technical solutions, market growth and profitability are unmatched in the industry.
We offer a complex position with possibility for growing your technical competences and knowledge in an open-minded global work environment where diversity is welcomed
We offer compensation and benefits on par with the comparable industry. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity, quality, and simplicity in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a professional technical commitment.


Further Information
Dusager 4, Aarhus N 8200, Denmark
Application deadline: 21st of October, 2022. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, but please note we do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.
Start date: 1st of November or December 2022. We are accommodating to you needs and we can easily discuss the best start date.
For further information, please reach out to Nacelle & Tools Team Leader, Jens Letager at +45 26 69 28 06.

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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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