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Vestas Factory

Product Specialist, Plant & Hybrid Solutions 
DK, Aarhus | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 3004 

Are you eager to play a key role in the definition and evolution of Vestas Plant & Hybrid Solutions which takes efficiency, flexibility and variety to levels that deliver excellent performance under different conditions and satisfies global market needs? 

Then please take a look at this exciting career opportunity with the industry leader in sustainable energy!  

 

Power Solutions > Plant & Hybrid Solutions > Product Design & Architecture
Through innovation, development and continuous product improvements we continuously develop our products and technologies to reduce the cost of energy to ensure highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas. 
In Product Design & Architecture, we lead the definition of standardised and modular product families configurable to customer needs. Additionally, we set the product requirements to future Plant & Hybrid products and lead the technical execution of product development projects through cross functional teams. 
 
Responsibilities
As Specialist you will join an interdisciplinary team that has the technical responsibility for specification and conceptual design of a modular plant architecture. You will interact with Product Management in analysing the markets needs and customer demands in a global marketplace. You will work with modules and component designers defining standardized interfaces and size ranges which allow the configuration of versatile product families addressing differentiated market needs. And you will engage with all parts of the value chain to ensure that the product families can economically be managed throughout the entire lifecycle.

To highlight your most important work areas:

  • Analyse and validate market requirements, value chain expectations and translate them into design requirements for the different modules
  • Lead feasibility studies to define product concepts that are optimised towards these requirements
  • Identify and optimise the constituting criteria, commonalities and critical interface dependencies between modules 
  • Define the optimum number and size range of component variants for delivering the basic products and the options to comply to local requirements
  • Ensure necessary product level documentation e.g. general sales specifications, ConOps, requirement specifications, Product Family Master Plan and design descriptions are in place    

 

Qualifications

  • You hold a M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering or Physics
  • You have a thorough understanding of fundamental industrial machinery and component disciplines and the interactions of mechatronics systems and their control loops
  • You bring in several years of experience with systems engineering. It will be an advantage to be at least an Associate Systems Engineer (e.g. INCOSE ASEP)
  • You have proven your skills with product modularisation in a larger organisation dealing with complex industrial products
  • You master basic engineering processes like requirements management, FMEA and risk analysis
  • You have already gathered experience with methods like QFD or HoQ for focusing your development projects on customer needs 
  • You possess excellent communication skills, and are fluent in English, written and spoken  

 

Competencies

  • You are a team player who appreciates working with many stakeholders in a global matrix organisation 
  • You are creative and innovative, you can think out-of-the-box, whilst you value systematic approaches for deriving conclusions
  • You are pro-active, self-driven and you always have focus on business results
  • Your organisational and communicative skills and outgoing personality allow you to achieve your results through multi-disciplinary teams, involving colleagues from various parts of Vestas as well as external partners globally
  • You are motivated by turning your knowledge into offerings that deliver attractive value for our customers and profitable growth for Vestas    

 

What we offer
We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the global leader in sustainable energy solutions.  We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a strong technical commitment.  

 

Additional information
Primary work location: Vestas Technology HQ, Aarhus, Denmark. As you have colleagues at different locations abroad you must expect up to approx. 30 days of travel a year. 
For additional information please contact Vice President Ole Sønderby on phone +45 4062 7803.  


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.