Power Solutions > Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Tower Module
Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. Within Vestas Power Solutions (VPS), you will find our department, Tower Module, which is part of the Aerodynamic & Mechanical area.
The Tower Module department is developing and maintaining the complete Vestas tower program. The tasks range from business case evaluations to structural engineering, requirement management, design risk assessment, test planning, project execution, and the creation of certification documentation.
Our department is accountable for the final approval of module requirements, technical quality, risks, and solutions across the value chain and the various tower sub-modules. The team liaises with the product platforms on module requirement analysis and required performance steps and coordinates feasibility studies.
The focus is on securing cross-functional alignment across tower sub-modules and the full value chain, from procurement and manufacturing to transport, installation, and service.
Our team is situated in three different locations: Denmark, Portugal, and India. You will sit amongst highly motivated people from many areas around the world who are always willing to help and provide support.
The role of senior functional lead in Tower Technology has great strategic importance, with many interfaces within and outside the organization. You will develop the long-term technology strategy and ideation campaigns and mature the technology roadmap. In collaboration with the Tower Technology sub-module, you are overall accountable for:
Build an idea generation campaign for the roadmap update.
Participate in the establishment of long-term technology vision tracks.
Mature Tower Technology Roadmap and ensure alignment with Tower Module strategy, market demand, and product needs.
Review and approve the scope of technology projects.
Manage technical risks by acting as the technical review leader and supporting mitigations in the Technology sub-module.
Maintain governance and best practices concerning technology projects.
Review the master project catalog and share it with relevant universities.
Facilitate development activities and projects with technology partners, such as strategic suppliers and universities.
To fit well into the position, you should ideally possess the following qualifications:
Structural or Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent work experience
10+ years of experience with innovation management and key positions within product development or R&D
Technical leadership skills and technical project management experience
Hands-on experience with structural design codes, design certification, modularization, or product architecture
Practical experience with design, development, and standardization in wind turbines, commercial vehicles, heavy-duty, automotive, aeronautical, defense, or similar industries will be preferred
We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality and competencies:
Strong analytical skills combined with an empathetic, entrepreneurial, and curious mind
Capable of defining strategy and setting clear directions
Able to work cross-functionally and communicate with executive management, engineers, and technicians on a professional level
Design for a value chain and end-to-end (E2E) mindset
Team-oriented, enthusiastic, and highly motivated, with effective delegation skills
A structured way of working and a high-quality mindset
Fluent in English
What We Offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring and diverse work environment within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. At Vestas, we aim to be sustainable in all aspects, both as employers and business partners. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a broad interface, significant technical commitment, and lots of enthusiasm. You will make a real impact on Vestas' ability to launch future products. Vestas is growing and developing, and we want you to grow with us.
Your work location will be Aarhus, Denmark. Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible, but no later than October 30, 2023. For any additional information, please reach out to recruiter Vips Patel, Vippa@vestas.com
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.
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