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Manager, Electrical Balance of Plant

Requisition ID:  27178
Location(s): 

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time

 

Vestas Factory

Management | Full-Time

In Vestas, we #Powerthesolution- Can you?

 

Power Solutions» Applications, Controls & Electrical 

If you feel inspired by the electrical Balance of Plant components (eBoP) which combined with wind turbines becomes a renewable power plant and find motivation in both people- and technical leadership in a complex business environment. Then you may be the candidate we are looking for.

  • The Electrical BoP and Infrastructure (eBoP) is a department within the Power System Integration (PSI) organization in Vestas R&D

  • The energy transition from fossil fueled power plants to renewables poses significant and increasing opportunities to the electrical power system in several countries

  • The PSI organization is end-to-end accountable to solve these situations and achieve grid connection for our clients

  • We do the electrical design between the power grid and the individual turbines, which includes modelling, control, and integration of own designed Wind turbines with various third-party eBoP components

  • The eBoP department is recruiting electrical engineers in a global setup across Portugal, Denmark and India

  • The main purpose of the team is to select the most optimal electrical main circuit concepts and the right eBoP suppliers from mainly a Performance, Cost and Modulization point of view. This is mostly relevant to optimize the increasing number of projects where Vestas is selected as EPC/Turnkey supplier

  • The components, which has the most focus are so-called innovative components like Statcoms, Mechanical Switched Capacitors and Inverters for Electrolyzer, Inverters for Solae & BESS applications, Rectifiers for PtX applications 

  • Our main stakeholders inside Vestas are the regional Construction and Procurement teams, who delivers the construction projects

 

Responsibilities

You will report to the VP of PSI and be responsible for both people leadership and to some extend the technical domain, which is however shared with a technical delegation structure. This ranges from specifications and design to support and optimization of a global value chain. More specifically, your responsibilities will cover:

  • Grow the team and recruit world class skills in a global setup

  • Select the most optimal concepts of the electrical infrastructure

  • Select and qualify the right eBoP components and suppliers

  • People management (one-one dialogues, development plans, target settings)

  • Understand and fulfill the needs of internal users and stakeholders

  • Prioritize between long term R&D project activities, medium term development activities and short-term operational support

  • Support and sign off on technical Strategies, Roadmaps and Designs

  • Department budgeting and resource allocations

  • Follow up on project progress to deliver high quality with respect to time and cost

  • Implement optimizations in processes and tools to reduce time and increase quality

 

Qualifications

  • You probably have a Bachelor or Master degree within electrical engineering

  • Minimum 10 years professional experience from engineering, construction or procurement

  • Minimum 5 years leadership experience, probably supported by some leadership education

  • Good cultural understanding and international working experience

  • You have the desire and the ability to understand and maintain overview of a wide range of advanced technical domains

  • Good communication skills in English

 

Competencies

  • You can identify yourself with the Vestas Values: Passion, Accountability, Collaboration and Simplicity

  • You can guide across borders and cultures and have good cooperative skills suitable for a global organization with personal, professional, and cultural diversity

  • Customer-oriented, open-minded and able to understand a global value chain with multiple targets and stakeholders

  • Build trust and influence your employees and stakeholders by your behavior

  • You have a high level of mindset and result orientation and can balance your work between short term / urgent and longer term / not urgent while maintaining flow

 

What We Offer

We offer you a job with full life cycle responsibility for core tools and work processes, which enables efficient execution of business-critical functions

You will be able to build a large network across a large and truly global organization with qualified opportunities for cross disciplinary and personal development

The work environment is result-oriented, at a high professional level and with a skilled technical commitment

 

Aditional Information

Expected travel 10-15 Days/Year

 

BEWARE – RECRUITMENT FRAUD

It has come to our attention that there are a number of fraudulent emails from people pretending to work for Vestas. Read more via this link.

https://www.vestas.com/en/careers/job-openings

 


Recruitment fraud

It has come to our attention that there are a number of fraudulent emails from people pretending to work for Vestas. These fraudulent activities include invitations to attend interviews and job offers and will usually involve a request for the transfer of money.

Please be aware that all candidates applying for a job in Vestas are required to go through a formal recruitment process prior to receiving a job offer and Vestas does not (nor do any of the organisations that recruit on our behalf) ever ask for money or payments from our applicants at any stage in the recruitment process.

We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your personal or bank details to anyone you do not know. If you do receive such communications, we would advise you to contact your local police station and provide them with the details of the senders. We would also request that you report these type of communications to us through PCServices@vestas.com.

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.