Lead Engineer Power Conversion

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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Control Hardware > Yaw, Lubrication & Hydraulics


You will be part of the vital area of Yaw, Lubrication, and Hydraulics and Power Conversion within the Control HW organisation in Vestas' R&D. We develop the next generation of control hardware solutions by utilizing the techniques of system engineering, modularization, and simulation to make the new wind turbines even smarter and thereby shaping the future of modern energy.

Your colleagues are Electrical Engineers, CAD Designers and technical leads based in Denmark and Chennai. The area is responsible for specifying and integrating the auxiliary control panels connected Yaw, Lubrication and Hydraulics in the Nacelle. Together with our suppliers, you will create solutions that are modular and can be reused across all our turbine platforms. The wind business is looking into an enormous increase and therefore one of our focuses is to reuse, simulate and automate more to deliver more with less. The area is involved in various activities, including innovation projects, feasibility studies and prototype testing, while focusing on product development as our main focus.

Our core competencies are electrical engineering, the integration of products and requirements specifications. In everything we do, we aim to display solid leadership and build products based on robust design. We live the Vestas values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion, which form the backbone of our culture of striving for world class.

We take ownership of our critical components in Power Conversion. Align with sourcing, quality (PPAP) and service to get the best suitable service plans for both onshore and offshore products.


Responsibilities

As Lead, Power Conversion (Lead Engineer), your main responsibility is to handle and provide solutions for the VPS system in Control hardware in the Nacelle.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Provide input to architecture sprints together with the Functional Lead of Power Conversion.

  • Participate in module-level architecture design evaluations towards improved modularity across platforms

  • Implement new design in accordance with Vestas' process and Engineering Change Management system

  • Design and quality responsibilities include creating high-level technical purchase descriptions and enabling external suppliers to deliver our products in the expected quality and within the agreed timelines

  • Create and maintain TPS on the component level

  • Oversee EMC compliance, IEC / UL rules and guidance

  • Select component designs to fit selected architectures on the various platforms which can meet relevant functional requirements

  • Support sourcing activities


Qualifications

  • M.Sc.E.E or other relevant education combined with 3-5 years of professional senior experience with Frequency converters electrical design and detailed design

  • Knowledge of Power Conversion especially frequency converters (VFDs)

  • Knowledge of Low-Voltage components and system testing

  • Knowledge of International standards such as IEC, UL, etc., preferably IEC 60204-1 Machine directive

  • Solid communication skills in English (oral and written)

  • You have insight into the Nacelle and control systems

  • Working experience from a global company within power conversion, especially frequency converters, would be a positive asset


Competencies

  • You have a natural skill in knowledge-sharing, pioneering, guiding and coaching your colleagues

  • You are outgoing and communicate with power and trust

  • You find it complex and interesting to work with other people in a large organisation and are capable of building up an intensive network across cultures and time zones

  • You have a high level of motivation and get things done

  • You are customer-oriented and can understand the complete business value chain from a customer perspective

  • You can work in a time-sensitive setting with multiple targets and stakeholders


What We Offer

We offer you a job in Aarhus, Denmark with a high degree of involvement from project concept to final verification. You will get to work on a high level with the newest state-of-art technologies and have a solid impact on the growth of Vestas future growth. You will have many interested and supportive parties across a large, true global organization, which has been consolidated and streamlined over the past few years.

You will have excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development. The work environment is characterized by being result-oriented and project-focused at a high professional level and with a high technical commitment. The VFD ownership requires that the profile be able to work and find interest in this specialized area while at the same time understanding the importance of being part of a larger team.


Additional Information


The primary work location will be Aarhus, Denmark. To be considered for this role, you will need to apply online before February 12, 2023. We will review applications on an ongoing basis. We can withdraw from the job and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. For more information, please contact Niels Kaare Bruun, Sub Module Owner, at NBRUN@VESTAS.COM.


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 173 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.
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