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Vestas Factory

Electrical Engineer (M/F) 
FR, Paris-La Défense | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 20630 

Are you passionate about technology and Wind Energy?
Join Vestas, a growing wind energy company and contribute to the energy transition. 

 

Power Solutions / Product Strategy & Technical Sales / Power Plant Solutions MEDMED Power Plant Solutions is the department accountable for value engineering, contractual risk management, execution & product management of grid connection & plant control solutions in Vestas power plants during Development, Sales and Construction stages of the projects in Mediterranean markets
 

Responsibilities

You will in charge of: 

  • Grid Connection Codes scouting & interpretations and innovative communication with System Operators in French speakers' countries with special focus on France and North Africa
  • Input Grid related market requirements to Vestas R&D ensuring future compliance and effectiveness of Plant offerings
  • Coordinate technical support to Sales Dept. during contract negotiation and bid definition in relation to electrical and grid requirements in order to comply with the applicable standards and technical specifications of the customer
  • Participation in team selling approach and building value in each appropriate project and different customer profiles
  • Technical review of the customers' tender documentation and related risk mitigation on project specific basis
  • Define business case optimization and value engineering initiatives for Grid Plant offerings
  • Contractual Annex preparation
  • Motivate technical support to the Project Manager during the project construction phase in relation to electrical and grid requirements specific of the project
  • Improve the technical implementation of the plant control system allowing the grid compliance of the plants
  • Technical meetings with customers, contractors, grid operators & utilities
     

Qualification

  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering/Power Systems or B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering/Power Systems
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience from System Operators (like RTE and ENEDIS) or power system industry or wind industry
  • Knowledge about grid connection code requirements, HV, MV equipment and Substation design, power system stability, control and analysis.
  • Knowledge about electrical simulation SW like PSS-E, Power Factory and Energy Market in France will be interested.
  • French & English language, both written and spoken.

 

Competencies

  • Ability to network and influence with Grid Operators, fostering and securing Vestas products ability to comply with existing and coming grid codes
  • Team spirit. Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Confidence talking with and presenting to external stakeholders (customers, grid operators, conferences) 
  • Excellent technical skills with emphasis in problem solving. Able to multitask and prioritize daily work under a fast-paced environment. Ability to summarize technical topics for non-technical stakeholders
  • Good travel disposition (about 15% of time) in support of customer needs and overall business objectives 
  • We need a person with a high personal drive, structured and service minded work style, result oriented, able to work both independently with little supervision and with an international team

 

We offer
We are a creative, multi-cultural, international team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy and grid connections. We have a good atmosphere within the department, and everyone is always prepared to assist out when needed. You will have good opportunities for professional and personal development in a global corporate company within a very exciting industry - Working as a Grid Engineer opens career paths both in Sales and Engineering within Vestas.


About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels