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Vestas Factory

Performance Engineer 
PT, Porto | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 17169 

Would you like to grow your talent and career in one of the most innovative companies in the renewal energy sector globally? 


Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Plant Design & Risk Modelling
Plant Hybrid Data & Analytics team takes part of the central hub for all the sensor data that Vestas collects from over 40000 turbines around the world, bringing it together. With data, structured analyses are performed to provide actionable insights to mature the systems and components design and optimize the performance in the field. 



Your main tasks will focus on power curve validation efforts:

  • Review power performance test plans and results
  • Encourage engineers to hold them accountable to performance warranties and international measurement standards
  • Participate in projects developing algorithms that eventually support visualization of data for internal and external customers
  • Provide statistical analysis with critical thinking skills that ensure scrutiny of data solutions prior to roll out 
  • Be a good team member in a global environment with a geographically dispersed and multicultural team
  • Coordinate efforts with great collaboration
  • Troubleshoot as necessary by gathering knowledge from networking with people, by being able to understand complex electrical, mechanical and software systems, with understanding organizational setups, and from results based on your complex data analysis



  • Have a relevant technical education, such as bachelor’s or master’s degree in, e.g., mechanical engineering or similar
  • Experience in the wind industry, namely in the area of wind measurements, measurement masts configuration, wind sensors, SCADA data and power curve verification testing 
  • Knowledge of Measnet and IEC 61400-12-1 International standards 
  • Basic understanding about turbine’s technology
  • Knowledge about coding (mainly R and Python)
  • Speak and write English and have good communication skills, enabling the presentation and discussion of results with the stakeholders 



  • Enthusiastic team member and internationally oriented mindset
  • Good scientific foundation and network
  • Maintain a customer focus identifying relevant stakeholders and interfaces
  • Work effectively under pressure and maintain a complete overview 
  • As the environment is international, fluent communication in English is imperative - both oral and written
  • Communicate with engagement and enthusiasm


What We Offer
If you would like to join a dynamic and international environment, with great possibilities for personal development and the best of colleagues, then Vestas and Plant Design & Risk modelling offers just that.


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