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Senior CAD Engineer

Requisition ID:  30263

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

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

Vestas Factory

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


Power Solutions > Quality Improvements and Processes > Digital Module Engineering
Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is where new product ideas or technologies are matured, developed, tested, and improved. To put it short, Vestas power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. We are shaping the future of modern energy. Simulation Development is responsible for propelling, defining, and ensuring that both short and long-term targets are met for HOW we simulate physical phenomena across our wind turbine platforms and modules. The department is also responsible for the overall simulation strategy and thereby HOW our simulation tools - both proprietary, bespoke, and commercial - are working together.


Work as part of a team to deliver the most value to Vestas from the systems used to organise the Bill of Material, including but not limited to

  • Ensuring a sustainable product modularization and correspondent product configurations for the current and future Vestas turbine range
  • Enabling multiple interconnected value chain Bill of Material views in order to deliver effective value chain automatisation



  • M. Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering or System Engineering 
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience (e.g., Automotive and Aerospace preferred)



  • Solid experience in CAD software's, PTC Creo Parametric preferred
  • Solid experience with PLM software's, PTC Windchill preferred
  • Profound experience with BOM creation and management
  • Experience working on modularized complex product structures 
  • Understanding of ERP software's, SAP preferred
  • End to end understanding about ECM (Engineering Change Management) 
  • Experience with converting design, configuration, manufacturing and service knowledge into CAD and PLM tools
  • Familiar with system engineering principles
  • Agile (SCRUM) knowledge is an added value



  • Solid Collaborator (accountable for team goals) but also creative
  • Trust in teamwork and empowerment
  • Be motivated for value creation
  • Structured in the daily work
  • Simple and objective communication
  • Digital Transformation mindset 
  • Creative and open minded
  • Focus on most value for the least effort
  • Be able to be part of the team that works remotely


What we offer 
In our team you can expect to find a working culture that is friendly and informal, but with clear direction. We place a good emphasis on co-operation, transparency, and a healthy work/life balance. We take pride in each-other and, as such, you can expect to work with very skilled colleagues in an inspiring work environment.
As part of a global, high-quality organization, we also offer opportunities to grow and develop, both professionally and personally.


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 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.