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CATIA CAD Engineer

Requisition ID:  35485

Lem St, Region Central Jutland, DK

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

Vestas Factory

Do you want to power the future sustainable solutions with your expertise in Composite Engineering? Here is a chance to make a difference by designing robust and efficient wind turbine blades and thereby strengthen Vestas’ future position in the sustainable energy industry. 

Power Solutions > Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Shell, Web & Components
Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. Within Vestas Power Solutions (VPS), you'll find our department, Shell, Web & Components, as part of Aerodynamic & Mechanical.
Our departments supports both new process development, technology projects and CIM cases in the Blade module. Our department is accountable for the blade design and process elements having the right TRL & MRL maturity. It is also responsible for the manufacturing process design and development of wind turbine blades. The team is made up of enthusiastic employees located in Chennai - India, Lem - Denmark, Isle of Wight - UK and in Porto - Portugal.
This is an exciting position involving travel to Vestas blades manufacturing facilities around the world working on existing products but also participating in development projects.


Your primary responsibility in this role is to design optimized composite components that can be robustly manufactured. Apart from that your responsibilities include.

  • Design for manufacture of large-scale composite components using CATIA composite V5 (solid GSD, creating IMLs, ply splicing, producibility, flat patterns, laser projection)
  • Develop and maintain FMEAs to ensure robust and efficient design. Utilize Six Sigma methodology to reduce process variation and enhance process controls
  • Drive the integration of elements into new blade designs. Increase the design/process maturity of new blade elements across the full value chain
  • Creation of Manufacturing Bill of Materials (BOM). Ply-books and drawings
  • Support early prototypes builds and carry out design/process verification activities to ensure the intent is met. Define specifications across design, process, and tooling functions
  • Creating engineering request and changes via the Engineering Change Management system - ECM (Windchill). Compile requirements and stakeholder feedback to develop, down select and de-risk component design
  • Provide supplier support, both internal and external


Your qualifications include: 

  • A bachelor or master's degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent, coupled with practical knowledge of composite manufacturing e.g. infusion technology, component assembly
  • Experience within blade design, design for manufacturing, and have solid practice experience with CATIA composite V5
  • Experience with running optimization and process development projects in manufacturing environments
  • Experience with statistical data & tolerance analysis
  • Experience in coordinating FMEAs
  • Good communication skills in English, orally and written


We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality and competencies:  

  • Display a high degree of flexibility and problem-solving
  • Proactive and action-orientated but always defined by facts and data
  • Customer-oriented, with a service mindset and a significant focus on quality
  • You enjoy working with a wide range of people across various international locations, backgrounds and cultures
  • You will thrive in a motivated and ever-changing work environment where no day is the same
  • You will have a high focus on health and safety within new processes and your daily work
  • Excellent communication skills with a range of stakeholders


What we offer
We offer an exciting job with significant opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at a leading wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.
You will become part of a highly professional team where we value each member to take ownership of their assignments and direct them until implementation, with openness and sharing amongst the team to grow and develop.


Additional information
Your work location will be our office in Lem, Denmark. 
Up to 90 travel days per year. 
Please be advised to apply on or before 16/06/2023.
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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