Lead Engineer - Electromagnetic Environmental Effects

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Århus, Denmark

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20 days ago

Are you someone who is enthusiastic about sustainable energy solutions and is motivated to protect the environment? Can you spearhead E3 teams’ contribution and significance in the Vestas product development?
Then this exciting opportunity is too good to miss out!

Power Solutions > Product Solutions & Integration > Noise & Environmental Effects
Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. Within Vestas Power Solutions (VPS), you'll find our department, Product Functions Noise & Environmental Effects, as part of Product Solutions & Integration.
The Product Solutions & Integration is responsible for designing the product architecture and product roadmap in response to market roadmap requirements, translate product architecture and roadmap into module requirements, and full value chain integration. Product Functions is part of Product Solutions & Integration and works on behalf of the product owner with the responsibility of developing and maintaining relevant strategies, requirements, technologies, and concepts of our wind turbines within established areas.
We are strengthening the Electromagnetic Environmental Effects team (E3) in Product Functions Noise & Environmental Effects where you will be joining in the position of E3 Lead Engineer. The team is responsible for design guidelines, strategies and requirements within the following areas EMC, lightning, , Internal power quality (IPQ), Radio Equipment (RED), LV protection, Earthing and grounding., . In essence, we ensure robust and compliant design of our products. We are involved in new turbine development as well as maintenance and optimization of our existing products.

As part of Noise & Environmental Effects team your primary tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Lead and facilitate Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) activities in product specific projects
  • Define Product level requirements and support translation to module level requirements for E3
  • Act as subject matter expert within E3 guiding design teams to deliver E3 compliant designs
  • Ensure alignment and generic solutions for all E3 areas across all areas of our products
  • Support in developing and maintaining functional Strategies and technology roadmap for all areas of E3 (EMC, Lightning, EMF, RED, low voltage protection, internal power quality (IPQ), internal earthing and turbine grounding.)
  • Provide in depth analysis of standard interpretation for stakeholders, customers, and certification
  • Provide guidelines for design, verification and documentation needed for component and system design and certification


  • B.Sc or M.Sc in Electrical Engineering or similar field
  • 5+ years’ experience within one or more E3 topics (Eg. EMC, Lightning, Grounding/Earthing, IPQ)
  • Experience within all design discipline: Requirement management, System design, Test specifications, Test execution (lab and in situ), Test reporting, Root cause analysis and Certification
  • Solid communicator with great stakeholder management skills
  • Capable of working in a large international organization


  • Methodical and structured way of working
  • Have a good eye for the details with ability to keep the holistic overview
  • Technical leadership including ability to handle stakeholders, coordination, planning, reporting, knowledge sharing, etc.
  • Self-motivated, Committed and a team-oriented person
  • Solid communication skills in English (both written and verbal)

What we offer
You will become part of a highly professional environment with a deep technical commitment and the opportunity to influence the future E3 design of Vestas products. The department places high focus on a working environment where professional skills can be developed and enhanced. You will experience an inspiring and diverse work environment within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. At Vestas, we aim at being sustainable in all aspects - both as employer and business partner. With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution - today, tomorrow, and far into the future. We value initiative, responsibility, involvement and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions so we together can push the boundaries for future technology.

Additional information
Your work location will be our office in Aarhus, Denmark.
Up to 20 travel days per year.
For additional information about the position please contact René Sloth Jensen, Head of Noise & Environmental Effects, at +45 52211256.
Please be advised to apply on or before 21/04/2023.
We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.