Lead Engineer - Noise and Vibration

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Power Solutions > Quality Improvements and Processes > Performance Testing
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, Performance Testing, as part of Quality Improvements and Processes.
Our department is comprised of 22 experienced engineers and specialists based at our headquarters in Aarhus. Our team plays a vital role in supporting the entire Vestas organization by leveraging our specialized expertise and extensive competencies in the domains of Loads, Power Performance, Grid Compliance, Noise & Vibration, Power Electronics testing, and data acquisition systems.

Your responsibilities will involve:

  • Conduct verification programs for noise and vibration on prototype turbines and testing facilities
  • Analyze, maintain quality assurance, and generate reports based on collected data
  • Oversee the quality of deliverables from subcontractors, often test institutes
  • Communicate and provide insights on measured results to design owners
  • Contribute to the development of tool platforms and technology roadmap initiatives

We are seeking an ideal candidate with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in mechanical, electronics, or a related engineering field
  • Proficiency in sound intensity measurement, sound power level determination, and the ability to analyze and interpret acoustical data following ISO 9614 standards
  • Competency in dynamic signal analysis, which includes expertise in Fast Fourier Transform (FFT), octave band analysis, and time-frequency analysis techniques
  • Knowledge of acoustical engineering principles and practical application of NVH (Noise, Vibration, and Harshness) principles in mechanical system design and evaluation
  • Skill in environmental noise assessment, documentation, and compliance with noise regulations
  • Familiarity with methods for predicting and mitigating noise associated with wind turbines

We see the ideal candidate possessing the following:

  • Demonstrated value for leadership, initiative, and teamwork
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and stakeholders concurrently with effective prioritization skills
  • Good communication skills to thrive in a large organizational setting where responsibilities encompass focused engineering, document development, and extensive data analysis
  • Customer-centric approach and a comprehensive understanding of the business and value chain
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel to test sites and facilities both within and outside of Denmark as part of the job requirements

What we offer
We present you with an exciting career opportunity where you will have the chance to work in a stimulating and innovative environment that places a premium on innovation, speed, agility, and achieving tangible results. You will join a diverse and highly skilled team, fostering a multicultural work setting, and contribute to the global energy industry's pursuit of sustainable solutions, offering you a sense of excitement and purpose in shaping a sustainable future.
Additionally, the position may involve occasional travel to test sites and facilities both within and outside Denmark.

Additional information
Your work address will be our office in Aarhus, Denmark.
Up to 20 days of travel a year.
For additional information about the position please contact Anders Holm Milo, Senior Manager - Performance Testing, at +45 25 15 41 27.
We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply before 08/12/2023.

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.