Senior Specialist - Service Concept Development

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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Innovation Concepts, Capability & Excellence > New Concepts & Power to X > BoP & Service


At Vestas, the BoP and Service concept department is a hub for transforming inventive ideas into solid concepts that underpin the company's robust position. We base our working environment on a high degree of freedom to explore new concepts and willingness to make concepts with higher technical risk, because failures are one of the sources for groundbreaking innovations.
We are a team of diverse people with different competencies, educational backgrounds, and personal traits - we are very open-minded and encourage a go do approach.

Responsibilities


The overall purpose of our team is to pave the way for the near future concept within BoP and Service, that can break the cost curve for the full value chain on BoP, towers and service, to ensure the needed growth worldwide onshore and offshore.
To strengthen the service innovation area Vestas is seeking a senior specialist. Service and Power solution is very interlinked, and you will be implementing technical service concepts across both business units.
A foundational element for achieving favorable outcomes is possessing a robust background in mechanical or control systems engineering, coupled with extensive experience in service. Secondly having a good system understanding is a prerequisite.
You will be identifying key opportunities, spearheading the introduction, design and validation of mechanical and control concepts to ensure service improvement on cost, scalability and quality.
The work area primarily implies on service concepts around the WTG and will also be involving "design for service" concepts. Onshore and offshore.
You will get the opportunity to be involved in a vast number of different tasks such as
  • Analysis and programming in Matlab
  • Spearhead the creation of service concepts roadmap by integrating financial and technical solutions
  • Identifying and analyzing failure modes of control systems and mechanical structures
  • Design, validation of control and mechanical system
  • Technical and financial feasibility studies and concept benchmarking
  • Development of concept demonstrators, specification of test procedures and evaluation of test results with internal or/and external stakeholders
  • Concept development across the full value chain
  • Simulation and strength verification of complex mechanical structures (depending on the profile)


Qualifications

  • At least 8+ years of experience within wind industry
  • Have been working with service within the wind industry
  • Background in engineering (mechanical, electrical or software)
  • You are open-minded and have a holistic mindset
  • Your experience encompasses Service, innovation, and conventional engineering
  • Independent and self-driven


Competencies

You are a skilled networker and appreciate working with many stakeholders in a global organization. In addition to this:

  • We envision that you are motivated, enthusiastic, and fast learning
  • You are great at collaborating and have a positive mindset
  • You are focused on details and able to keep a holistic view of your work simultaneously
  • You maintain customer-centric thinking, display readiness to act, function well in group dynamics, and embrace a worldwide outlook
  • You have experience with high-paced cross-functional and cross-cultural teams
  • You collaborate effectively with others


What we offer


An opportunity to learn and adapt new concepts by practically applying new technologies.
Insight into a broad breadth of Vestas technologies and the value chain across entire product offering.
A setting that encourages questioning the status quo.
A place where ingenuity and brisk innovation thrive.
An opportunity to work with service onshore and offshore.
A highly cross functional position .

Additional information


Your primary work location will be our offices in Aarhus, DK. You will work close together with colleagues globally in Vestas and partners and universities outside Vestas, so 10-20 days of travel pr year will be expected.
Please apply online and include CV/resume. All documents should be in English.
Please note: 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 on or before 5/7/2024.
For more information, please contact Jan Vestergaard Knudsen, Head of Balance Plant and Service Innovation +4552211399.

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DEIB Statement


At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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.
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.