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Technical Writer

Requisition ID:  21279

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Technical Writer 
PT, Porto | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 21279 

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


Power Solutions > Quality Improvements and Processes > Service Documentation
Business Unit Power Solutions - Quality Improvements and Processes - New Product Master - Service Documentation 
We create and ensure the overall quality of technical end-user documentation for Service.


Your main responsibility areas will be:

  • Create consistent DITA-compliant content (DITA expertise) 
  • Ensure that content is ready for localization
  • Create target audience specific information based on end-user analysis
  • Coordinate alignment, validation and review process for documentation together with relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure full alignment with existing style guide and any other task relevant guidelines
  • Ensure alignment with Vestas-specific terminology and the STE100 standard
  • Define and maintain Vestas taxonomy and metadata


The following qualifications stated are not thorough:

  • Minimum 5 years documented experience with similar tasks. References required 
  • Have a high proficiency level in English, both spoken and written language
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience with working in a content management system and writing Simplified Technical English and topic-based/minimalistic writing
  • Experience with writing DITA compliant content
  • Knowledge of Windchill and Arbortext is an added value
  • Interviewing and listening skills
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Work in a structured way and pay attention to details
  • Work alone, yet at the same time you are team-oriented
  • Take ownership of deliverables
  • Onshore and offshore wind industry product knowledge is an added value



  • It will be required that you are a effective planner, and also at the same time can initiate, coordinate and complete different work assignments in a enthusiastic manner
  • Undertaking the many different work assignments, you need to have an action minded & innovative behavior. To achieve results, you can work in a team or as an individual, hence requiring great collaboration, communication & stakeholder management skills. Besides these competencies you also possess a natural ability to focus on quality and detail
  • You are fluent in English (technical English) - in writing and speaking


What we offer
We offer an opportunity to join a motivated team with highly skilled and motivated colleagues in an international working environment. You will be part of an organization in an inspiring work environment with opportunities to grow and develop in the job. We offer the possibility to work with original products in a innovative company. You will become part of a team, where team-spirit and having fun are key values.

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