Lead Engineer – Turbine Loads and Performance

Århus N, Midtjylland
27 Jul 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an engineer with experience with Loads and Performance calculations and simulations in product development? Do you have what it takes to drive engineering solutions within this area from start to end? Then you could be our Lead Engineer!

Rotor, Tower & Control/Loads and Performance Engineering
Vestas Technology & Service Solutions TSS is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved and tested. To put it short, we are shaping the future of modern energy and we operate on a global scale with more than 1,300 employees.

As a part of Vestas Technology & Service Solutions, the Turbine Loads and Performance department is responsible for calculation of loads, power curves and noise to new product development, technology development, innovation projects, Product improvements and sales support.

Currently, the department consists of 8 highly skilled and motivated multicultural team of engineers situated in Aarhus, Denmark

You will be part of a team providing Loads and Performance engineering solutions to new and existing products.
  • This involves e.g. calculation of design loads, power curve and noise for new products, root cause analysis and problem solving related to turbines in operation, support of sales organisation and technology development.
  • The work involves high level of engineering i.e. balancing a solution towards various specific requirements.
  • You will mainly work with aero-elastic simulation software and time series analysis.
  • You will be responsible for documenting and presenting your work in a precise way to your internal and external stakeholders.

You have:
  • A M.Sc. or Ph.D. within structural, civil, wind, mechanical or mechatronic engineering
  • Knowledge within dynamic simulation of mechanical systems
  • Preferably 3-10 years relevant experience within wind energy engineering or similar field.
  • Hands-on experience within calculations / simulations in product or technology development

You might have:
  • Experience in leading projects
  • Experience with the tools Flex5, Bladed or HAWC2
  • Programming experience preferably Matlab
  • Knowledge of control of mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of strength calculations

It is expected that you are able to drive engineering solutions within the area from start to end. You should be pragmatic and quality-conscious. You have a creative approach to new challenges, a natural flair for innovation and thrive with varied tasks and constant changes from day to day. You succeed as part of a team as well as with independent tasks and it comes naturally to you to collaborate and share knowledge with colleagues and stakeholders. You are result oriented with a strong focus on the task and you are able to meet your deadlines with the right quality.

Danish language skills are not mandatory and we welcome international applicants.

What we offer
We offer an opportunity to be part of a strong team in an exciting business with very comprehensive products. The working environment in Engineering Solution is informal but with clear direction. You will be part of a project-oriented organization with an inspiring work environment.

You will be part of an international organization with opportunities to grow and develop in the job - professionally and personally.

Additional information
Primary work location Aarhus, Denmark

For additional information about the position, please contact Anders Steen Nielsen, Director, Loads and Performance Engineering at 45 5083 4577.

Please send you application as soon as possible as we will close the position when we find the right candidate