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Lead Siting Solutions Engineer (f/m/d)

Requisition ID:  34473

Hamburg, HH, DE

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

Vestas Factory

Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. Through innovation, development and continuous product improvement we develop the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas. To put it short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future. Can you support build the world’s most efficient wind energy platform? If your answer is yes, then come join us!
Working with Vestas means every action you take contributes to renewable energy and essentially has an impact on building a more sustainable future for us and the generations to come!

VPS Region NCE>Technical Sales Management NCE Central>Siting Solutions CENTRAL
VPS Region NCE represents the corporate product & technology organisation Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) in the 6+ GW p.a. regional business unit Northern & Central Europe (NCE), spanning west to east from Ireland to Kazakhstan and north to south from Norway to Uzbekistan and across the spectrum of Sustainable Energy Solutions with On- & Offshore wind at the core. Our main responsibilities center around technical contracting, technical value engineering, customisation and execution as well as regional product market strategy and product integrity management.
The role of the (Lead) Siting Solutions Engineer (f/m/d) is responsible for turbine siting and project optimisation, representing Vestas at relevant industry conferences or working groups as well as establishing and growing strategic relationships with engineering counterparts within Vestas key customers and influential third party consultants. The Lead Siting Solutions Engineer (f/m/d) will be assigned to Vestas' siting activities mainly in the German market as part of the region Northern and Central Europe.


Your main responsibilities as (Lead) Siting Solutions Engineer (f/m/d) will be to act as an outwards-focused technical customer advisor ensuring we present fully optimised wind power plant layouts and wind turbine configurations on a bid or project request as well as reviewing and optimising customer proposed layouts. 

  • Develop project specific siting technical solutions to maximize project value while solidly handling technical risks
  • Utilize knowledge of Vestas turbines and regional wind conditions to provide expertise and support to internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify market requirements and trends to feedback towards the product development team and to promote Vestas products & solutions within the German market
  • Enable efficient interfaces between Sales, Technical Functions and external stakeholders
  • Ensure knowledge sharing and collaboration across regional and global siting teams through coaching, mentoring and open feedback
  • Defend Vestas siting results and support customers efforts to finance Vestas turbines with third party consultants



  • M.Sc or B.Sc in Electrical Engineering/Power Systems including 5+ years' experience in a similar position
  • Experience in IEC or FGW standards dor wind turbine design, power performance or noise testing
  • Knowledge and skills in working with software applications like windpro and coding are beneficial
  • Knowledge of common practices in site suitability assessments in the German market are beneficial
  • Besides all technical aspects you'll need to have impeccable customer service awareness



  • Solid technical skills with problem solving attitude and high analysis skills 
  • High level of communication and negotiation skills with fluency in English and German language required, both written and spoken
  • Highly organised and able to prioritize daily work under fast-moving environment
  • Highly motivated and skilled at stakeholder management (internal and external stakeholders)
  • Ability to be innovative and creative with a result-oriented customer focused mindset who can work with little supervision and with an international team


What we offer
We offer an exciting workplace with great professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with a global wind turbine manufacturer. You will be part of the front figure within sustainable energy solutions, and you will get the chance to make an impact on the green energy transition with innovative solutions. We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy. We have a good atmosphere within the department, and everyone is always prepared to support when needed.
You will have the opportunity to develop a career in a global company within a very exciting industry - Working as a (Lead) Siting Solutions Engineer (f/m/d) opens career paths in Sales and Engineering within Vestas.

Additional Information 
Your place of work will be our Vestas office in Hamburg, Germany.  
You can expect a maximum of 20-30 travel days per year. 
Please be advised to apply on or before 26th of March 2023. 
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. 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. 
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