Technical writer

Lem, Midtjylland
12 Jul 2016
23 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Can you create and maintain production work instructions and production inspection instructions? Do you have well-developed graphical understanding combined with strong communication skills? Then you might be our new colleague in the newly established team in NPI Blades.

New Product Introduction & Documentation
New Product Introduction (NPI) of Blades is a part of the NPI and TECHDOC department in TSS, Industrialization TSS. It operates with a dotted line to the head of Blades Manufacturing. The team is to secure prototypes and documentation for running production. The team will operate within the VWtM model and will control that all deliverables needed for running production are delivered on time and at quality. The team will deliver the first rotor set, the prototype and all needed production documentation inclusive the following maintenance.

As a Technical Writer you must have a strong technical insight in how a wind turbine and its individual components work. You will be a part of the team supplying the business with relevant production documentation as well as support the running production in terms of NCR case handling and engineering change handling. Knowledge in how to convey information efficient with illustrations is highly important.
  • Create and maintain production work instructions and production inspection instructions together with the technical specialists.
  • Deliver illustrations for documentation.
  • Participate in on-site and factory test and productions activities to validate technical publications.
  • Walk the assembly line, talk to operators, and understand the manufacturing process, in order to create documentation.
  • Support in NCR case handling and engineering change handling in manufacturing.
  • Problem-solving.
  • Technical project management.
  • Rework management.
  • Customer audits and follow-up.
  • Routing of items

  • A minimum 2 years of experience in the production industry.
  • Well-developed graphical understanding.
  • Ability to write clearly and produce material that requires minimal editing.
  • Good IT skills (Creo Illustrator, PDM-Link, MS Office, Adobe, PhotoShop, SAP DMS, MS Excel).
  • 2D and 3D illustrations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Good knowledge of NCR and ECM processes

  • Safety is first priority.
  • Able to communicate efficiently at all business levels. (from engineers to operators at the shop floor).
  • Cultural understanding (global interface to colleagues all over the world).
  • Good quality mindset (do it right first time and every time).
  • Structured mindset.
  • Strong all-round technical insight.
  • Understand manufacturing processes.
  • Interviewing and listening skill.

We offer
We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the world's leading wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

Additional information
  • Primary work locations: Lem, Denmark
  • For additional information please contact Vice President, Rolf C.B. Alexandersen, at 45 4126 9092.

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.
Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.
Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.