Lead Engineer for electrical backup systems

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Århus, Denmark

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13 days ago

Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Backup Systems & NAI
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, Backup Systems & NAI, as part of Applications, Controls & Electrical.
Our team is involved in various activities including innovation projects, feasibility studies and prototype testing, while focusing on product development as our main goal. The core outputs within Backup Systems are the complete design of electrical power backup consisting of specifications of the electrical panels and power back-up functions. Our core competencies are within electrical engineering, integration of products and requirements specifications.
Our team is responsible for providing power to critical systems during grid disturbances with various AC or DC UPS systems (high power DC Li-ion systems, 24V UPS etc), to ensure ride through and operation of those critical systems throughout the event. We own this from idea phase all the way from manufacturing, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommission.

As Lead Engineer – Electrical backup system, your main responsibilities are to handle and provide solutions for the backup system. Apart from that your primary responsibilities include:

  • Designing and delivering high-quality design solutions within specified timeframes and budgets, while also improving efficiency
  • Collaborating closely with global R&D teams and external suppliers
  • Creating designs in accordance with Vestas' stage gate model, covering all stages from early idea/concept development to detailed design, verification, and implementation in labs and wind turbines
  • Offering electrical support to Service Technicians, aiding in troubleshooting and repair via phone, ticketing system, or on-site visits
  • Assessing damages on main components, conducting root cause analysis, and providing recommendations to the Service organization
  • Identifying, developing, and validating technical improvement measures as part of the continuous improvement process
  • Responding to technical inquiries from both internal and external stakeholders, participating in customer or supplier meetings, and attending seminars

Your qualifications include:

  • Bachelors or master’s in electrical engineering, marine engineering or similar
  • Experience in low voltage electrical design
  • Experience in designing electrical backup systems
  • Knowledge of low voltage components and system testing
  • Familiarity with IEC and UL standards

We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality and competencies:

  • Motivated, result-oriented, and highly responsible
  • Possess a good commercial understanding
  • Highly motivated with a practical approach to completing tasks
  • Enjoy collaborating with others in a large organization and skilled at building a diverse network across cultures and time zones
  • Customer-oriented, with the ability to comprehend the entire business value chain from a customer's perspective
  • Enthusiastic about continuous learning and personal development
  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written

What we offer
We offer an exciting job with extensive engagement throughout the project lifecycle, from concept to final verification. You will have the opportunity to work at a high level, utilizing the latest technologies, and play a significant role in shaping the future of Vestas. With a large, consolidated, and streamlined global organization, you will collaborate with diverse and enthusiastic stakeholders.
This position provides numerous prospects for cross-disciplinary and personal development, ensuring a work environment that is results-oriented and project-driven, while maintaining a high level of professionalism and deep technical commitment. By joining Vestas, you will have the chance to make a tangible impact on the launch of future products. As Vestas continues to grow and evolve, we are eager for you to grow with us, becoming part of a highly professional environment that offers a broad interface and an inspiring atmosphere within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions.

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 Henrik Søndergaard Jørgensen, Sub Module Owner - Backup Systems & NAI, at +45 2521 6360 (Would prefer text message).
Please be advised to apply on or before 16/06/2023.
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.