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Assistant Lead Engineer - FEA Structural

Requisition ID:  28699
Location(s): 

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

 

Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time

Do you get excited about working with a great team in an inspiring work environment? 

 

Power Solutions > Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Nacelle Structure & Internals
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 more than 105 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our great smart data capabilities and in-depth more than 86 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 20k employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. Through innovation, development and continuous product improvement we build the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers. To put it short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future. Part of the multi-disciplinary Nacelle Structure & Internals Sub module has total of 18 Efficient Structural/Mechanical engineers responsible as Technical leads, Functionals leads and Design Engineers with FEA,CAD and ECM competences.

 

Responsibilities 

FEA assessment and working on local and global FEA modelling for Nacelle Structure & internals components

  • Work along with Project team to understand the scope define the load requirements and safety factors for Nacelle Structure & Internals components
  • Writing the DVRE / DVPL reports for our components Design specifications/requirements
  • Design for functionality, including functional interfaces
  • Design performance and reliability including lifetime estimates of the design
  • Design verification (incl. FEA), validation and reports
  • Design risk associated to the design
  • Design for safety and cost optimization
  • Working closely Product certification (DNV and Other certification )
  • Generate solutions for design situations
  • Delivery of projects design work through gates, matching specifications for function, cost, quality, and time
  • Robust, committed, efficient design solution with highest performance at the lowest cost across the value chain

 

Qualifications 

  • B.E Or M.E Mechanical Engineering, Civil, Structural Engineering or similar (7+ years of experience)

 

Competencies 
Ansys work bench and Global modelling experience with Pre and post calculation

  • Hands on experience Friction join and bolt verification tools and hand calculation
  • Generate Verification report for product certification
  • FEA scripting
  • Topology optimization
  • Good Communication
  • Soft skills
  • Team-oriented person
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organized
  • Determined and creative
  • Critical thinking, attention to detail
  • High degree of personal/project planning
  • Engineering change management
  • Accountability, with focus on the deliveries (time, cost, scope, quality)
  • Structural/Mechanical engineering and design
  • Structural analysis using FEA tools
  • Structural verification of bolt connections
  • Experience on steel structure material properties
  • Design norms and standards: Eurocodes, European standards, DNV standards
  • Knowledge about extreme and fatigue analysis
  • Knowledge in system interface design & stakeholder management
  • Knowledge about manufacturing methods
  • Knowledge of system engineering tools like DFMEA, HSE assessments documentation
  • Knowledge about Test & Verification: Understand set up of testing & test result analysis
  • Sourcing understanding
  • 3rd party certification
  • Engineering drawing: knowledge of international engineering design and drawing standards
  • Understanding a product life cycle/value chain
  • Understanding of turbine loads
  • Technical understanding of a Wind Turbine Generator
  • Knowledge of Mechanical WTG system design
  • Knowledge of Wind Industry Standards

 

Software skills:

  • Ansys Mechanical
  • Ansys Parametric Design Language (APDL)
  • Ansys Spaceclaim
  • Matlab

 

What we offer
We offer a job where you will be involved in the development of new products and product upgrades for Vestas towards a greener future. Furthermore you'll encouraged on a daily basis to propose ideas that will make you to set your fingermark on improving product cost, efficiency of the Engineering work and processes.
You will for sure enjoy the spirit and the positive attitude of the multicultural team you are going to be part of

 

Additional information 
We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English. 

 

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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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com 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.