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Vestas Factory

Blades Cost Competitiveness Specialist 
DK, Aarhus | Specialist | Full-Time 
| ID: 19640 

Are you an experienced engineer, who excel in the creative faces on the development process, and are you solid in scoping cost saving projects? Then this is the ideal opportunity to take your career forward.


Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Blades Module > Blades Lifecycle Management


The blades Life Cycle Department is part of the Blades Module, and the team is responsible for ensuring timely delivery of products lifecycle commitments. As a part of the life cycle management team in the blades module, you will play an important role in the continuous development of the module and ensuring that budgeted cost savings are met. 

You will take on the role as a technical lead and run the initial stages in the development process, where you goal will be to ensure continuous cost out pipeline is built and to reach the cost out targets. You will therefore develop initiatives in close collaboration with other sub modules and project managers, in order to ensure that this target is met. An important part of the role is therefore the ability to analyze cost and evaluate on different possibilities. 

  • Be involved in developing innovative and cost-efficient concepts for the current blade projects
  • Drive idea generation sessions in the module teams and solidify and continue building pipeline of cost effectiveness ideas
  • Responsible for cost effectiveness release plan in alignment with functional/project leadership 
  • Develop and maintain +2 years line of sight of cost competitiveness portfolio for all configuration modules
  • Coordinate implementation of the cost out ideas in alignment with technical functional leads within different sub module and ensure project and operational milestones are known and updated
  • Prepare and direct cost effectiveness projects peer and technical reviews
  • Financial analyzing of product cost including opportunity analysis, business cases etc. to ensure that the blades module is achieving its cost competitiveness target year on year.


  • Master’s degree within a relevant engineering subject
  • Solid experience as technical lead for cost out projects or platform projects
  • Cross-function technical leadership defining scope, risks, imitations etc.
  • Experience in developing systems, process and processes towards cost out projects
  • Expertise in idea generation tools, review of business cases using standard templates 
  • Expertise in project planning using agile methodology
  • Expertise in product cost structure to enable cross-functional business to improvement/cost out projects. 



  • Good communication skills to report effectively on the project status at all levels of an organization
  • Self-motivated and target focused 
  • Creative and enthusiastic with good attention to detail and willingness to take ownership
  • Innovative and able to handle multiple tasks with varying timelines and priorities
  • Team-oriented person with solid collaboration focus and ability to motivate colleagues within project team.

What we offer
We offer you an exciting job with significant professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment at a global and innovative manufacturer of wind turbines. 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 solid technical and commercial commitment. You will get a interesting opportunity to influence building of complex projects and your position in an informal and rapidly developing environment.

Additional Information
Location: Aarhus, Denmark

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, and no later than 24th of December 2021.

About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

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