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Vestas Factory

Mechanical Design Engineer 
PT, Porto | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 20784 

Do you get excited about working with a high-quality team in an inspiring work environment? 


Power Solutions > Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Modularized Nacelle 
Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. Through innovation, development and continuous product improvement we develop the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas. To put it short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future. The Modularized Nacelle is a part of the Vestas Power Solutions and we have sites in both Denmark, Porto and Chennai. The department is responsible for the design and integrity of the Nacelle structure.


In Modularized Nacelle you will, as Mechanical Engineer, be accountable and responsible for generating creative solutions to design opportunities, in order to fulfill the product and technology road maps. It is essential to work closely with your team and the value chain in order to deliver effectively on projects.

  • Perform design and development of large-scale structural components
  • Develop innovate structural solutions and new technologies to more cost-efficient turbines.
  • Define and design interfaces to other systems
  • Design specifications/requirements from high level specification down to building block
  • Design functionality with value chain perspective
  • Design performance and reliability including lifetime estimates of the design based on data
  • Design risk and safety associated to the design
  • Cooperate with experts in other engineering disciplines, such as structures, electrical, loads and control.



  • Masters degree in engineering or equivalent
  • Solid theoretical knowledge in structural engineering of steel structures.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience for example within wind industry
  • A good understanding of statics and dynamic behavior of mechanical structures
  • Experience with Systems Engineering will be an added value 
  • Experience in wind turbine design and 3rd party certification will be an added value 



  • Team-oriented person that can coordinate and delegate task and present their opinions
  • Good communication skills and interest in stakeholder management including coordination, planning and reporting
  • Committed and keep going, also when the going goes tough
  • Experience with component design and verification of the design
  • Skilled in structural analysis using FE tools, for example Ansys
  • Understands value chain development e.g. sourcing, quality, transport, service and construction
  • Knowledge of system engineering tools like DFMEA, HSE assessments, requirement specifications etc.
  • Understanding and interest in Systems Engineering
  • Innovative mindset
  • Be motivated
  • Envision and live the Vestas brand


What we offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at a well-known wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a solid technical commitment. You will face a exciting workday where you will coordinate various projects.

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.

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