Student Worker - Plant Optimization

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16 days ago

Power Solutions > Innovation & Concepts > Next WTG Solutions
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, Next WTG Solutions, as part of Innovation & Concepts.
Our department is responsible for transforming groundbreaking ideas into the building blocks that keep Vestas at the forefront of the industry. Our working environment is built upon the principles of freedom and exploration, allowing us to push the boundaries and take calculated technical risks. We believe that failures serve as valuable sources of innovation, propelling us forward.
Our team consists of professionals with diverse competencies, educational backgrounds, and unique personal traits. We promote an open-minded atmosphere that encourages a practical and hands-on approach to problem-solving.

As we address the challenges ahead, we seek to address bottlenecks in permitting processes. In this role, your primary responsibility will involve identifying and developing innovative solutions that streamline permitting and reduce associated timelines. Our focus will be on mitigating environmental impact from turbines, including noise reduction, minimizing bird collisions, and optimizing land and plant costs.
This opportunity offers a diverse range of tasks that will keep you engaged and provide invaluable experience, including:

  • Identifying bottlenecks in permitting processes and understanding market needs
  • Conducting stakeholder analysis to ensure comprehensive solutions
  • Coordinating meetings, planning logistics, and taking meticulous notes
  • Scouting for cutting-edge technologies relevant to our objectives
  • Participating in technology development initiatives
  • Assisting in the implementation of solutions
  • Conducting thorough validation tests for the effectiveness of our solutions

You are in the process of obtaining a technical bachelor (or higher) degree. Also you have:

  • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, with advanced skills in utilizing these tools effectively
  • Good communication skills in English, encompassing written, verbal, and presentation abilities
  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental impacts and permitting processes
  • Familiarity with plant design aspects, including roads and foundations
  • Programming skills in MATLAB and Python are advantageous
  • Some knowledge of wind turbines is beneficial
  • Experience working in high-paced cross-functional and cross-cultural teams

In addition to being a skilled networker who enjoys collaborating with stakeholders in a global organization, we are looking for someone who possesses the following qualities:

  • Motivated, enthusiastic, fast-learning, and hard-working
  • Excellent collaborator with a positive mindset
  • Detail-oriented while maintaining a holistic view of work
  • Open-minded and receptive to new ideas
  • Customer-focused with a positive attitude
  • Thrives in a team environment
  • Possesses a global mindset

What we offer
We offer an excellent opportunity to work for the world’s market leader in wind energy. participating in the core of the strategy while connecting with many stakeholders across the organization.
We operate under a flat hierarchy in a Scandinavian company. Your ideas will be noticed and implemented. You can draw on the experience of international teams and work in an international atmosphere. With an opportunity to actively participate in shaping the future of energy transition!

Additional information
Your work location will be in Aarhus, Denmark.
You will be expected to work 15-20 hours per week.
For additional information about the position please contact Erik Carl Miranda, Director - Next WTG Solution, at +45 40594752.
If all the above matches your interest and qualifications, please apply no later than 16th June 2023.
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.

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 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.