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Vestas Factory

Technical Writer Trainee 
PT, Porto | Student / Trainee / Apprentice | Full-Time 
| ID: 10305 

Are you interested in working in an International Environment? Do you want to build your career in Technical Documentation? Then keep reading, this could be the next step on your career.


You will be part of a dedicated global documentation team. Technical Documentation is part of Industrialization in Vestas Business Unit Power Solutions.

We create technical end-user documentation for Transport, Construction and Service. We also ensure the overall quality and the further development of documentation in Vestas.



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
  • Drive 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:

  • Have a high proficiency level in English, both spoken and written language
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience with working in a content management system and topic-based writing
  • Experience with writing DITA compliant content
  • Interviewing and listening skills
  • Focused and motivated
  • Work in a structured way and pay attention to details
  • Work independently, yet at the same time you are a strong team player
  • Take ownership of deliverables



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


What we offer

We offer an opportunity to join a strong 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 unique products in a unique company.

Additional information
Primary work location is in Porto, Portugal. You should expect approximately 20 travel days a year. For further information, please contact Documentation Specialist, Susanne Moldrup Diedrichsen at +45 25149781.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.