Power Performance & Lidar Engineer

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18 days ago

Power Solutions > Quality Improvements and Processes > Product Verification & Lifecycle Mgmt.
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 Product Verification & Lifecycle Mgmt.
Our department is responsible for the testing of Vestas wind turbine technologies, modules, and full-scale products, in the field. We are also responsible for the planning, execution and reporting of test campaigns, and we work closely together with a wide range of stakeholders inside and outside Vestas. The power performance, as well as other performance disciplines, plays a central role in deliveries on the future Vestas product roadmap.

As Power Performance and Lidar Lead Engineer you will be instrumental in providing valuable feedback on prototype turbine performance to the design and product owners. You are expected to be the subject matter expert within the Power Performance testing area and the application of Lidar technology.

  • Subject matter expert within the Power Performance area & Lidar technology application
  • Initiate and coordinate improvements within our toolchain architecture and applications
  • Implement Power Performance verification programs of prototype turbines and technology projects
  • Analysis, quality assurance and reporting of the measured data from wind turbines
  • Ensure quality and deliverables from sub suppliers, typically test institutes
  • Present, explain and advise design owners on the measured results

As an ideal candidate you are expected to have:

  • A Master's degree within wind, structural or mechanical engineering
  • A inquisitive mindset enabling you to solve complex problems
  • Demonstrated experience within the Power Performance discipline on wind turbines
  • Competence within DS/EN IEC 61400-12, DS/EN IEC 61400-50-3 and wind turbine certification processes
  • Experience within measurement uncertainty estimations
  • Advanced user experience of MATLAB & Python
  • Fluency in English, verbally and in writing


  • We are searching for a trusted colleague who value leadership, initiative and teamwork
  • You can handle several tasks and stakeholders simultaneously while still being able to prioritize
  • This require that you have good communication skills and thrive in a large organization where work shifts between focused engineering, developing documentation and analyzing large amounts of data
  • You work from a customer perspective and understand the business and value chain

What we offer
We offer the opportunity to work in an exciting and inspiring atmosphere where we value the good idea, speed, agility, and results. You will be part of a multi-cultural and multi-talented team and you will experience the excitement of being part of the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions.

Additional information
The primary preferred work location will be Aarhus, Denmark.
You can expect up to 10 travel days in a year.
For additional information about the position please contact Anders Holm Milo, Senior Manager • Performance Testing, at +4525154127.
Please be advised to apply on or before 7/4/2023.
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.