Engineer / Specialist, Power Plant Solutions - Electrical & Grid

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Are you ready for a challenging role? Join our offshore-focused team as an Engineer / Specialist in Power Plant Solutions – Electrical & Grid at Vestas Power Solutions where you’ll contribute to technical negotiations, risk assessment, and project grid integration for offshore wind projects in Northern and Central Europe. If this sounds intriguing, read on for more information!

Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > VPS Region NCE > Technical Sales Management

NCE Offshore Technical Sales Management is anchored in Vestas Power Solutions, where new product ideas and technologies are developed, matured, tested, and improved.

Our department is the offshore-focused arm of our Vestas Power Solutions – NCE regional organization, providing the link between our regional business unit and our customer needs towards the central technology and R&D team, responsible for global product development in Vestas.


Your responsibilities will be to effectively contribute to the scoping, technical value engineering and technical contracting from the electrical and grid side, contributing to technical negotiations as an active member of the Technical Sales team on offshore wind projects in Northern and Central Europe.

With a focus on the electrical project configuration and compliance with requirements from customers and grid transmission operators, you will:

  • Ensure timely responses to customer enquiries, research and prepare clarifications and deviations to tenders. Build relationships with the key functional counterparts in your customers' organization.
  • Take ownership of relevant parts of technical risk assessment & mitigation during the sales phase and own the relevant technical annexes and contract schedules.
  • Collect relevant electrical data and customer/site/grid requirements for project grid integration studies, in collaboration with SMEs from R&D and product development

Beyond the Sales phase, you will collaborate closely with the Customer Project Execution teams during the Construction and Commissioning phases, supporting electrical simulation/grid study phases, preparing grid compliance test protocols (plans and procedures), and supporting during test execution.

  • You will hold technical meetings with customers, contractors, grid operators & utilities and certification bodies, keeping a continuous track of the local rules & legislation, effectively engage with system operators, and participate in working groups.
  • Work closely with Product Strategy & Product Management functions, ensuring the necessary feedback to enable future products and solutions which meet customer expectations and market requirements


As an ideal candidate, you are expected to have:

  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering/Power Systems or B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering/Power Systems including 5+ years’ experience in a similar position
  • Significant knowledge of regulatory electrical requirements and grid codes; it would be particularly beneficial to have knowledge of grid code requirements in Germany.
  • Knowledge in power system analyses and studies (steady state and transient studies such as short circuit, load flow, FRT, power quality)
  • Knowledge in power system simulation software such as DIgSILENT/PSCAD/PSSE
  • Knowledge about HV/MV of (offshore) WTG equipment, wider offshore power plant electrical components and power systems
  • Knowledge of industrial automation and networks, PLC hardware, SCADA systems and communication interfaces is beneficial


The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies:

  • Excellent technical skills with emphasis on problem-solving and root cause analysis
  • Able to balance responsibilities and prioritize daily work in a growth environment
  • Good communication skills in English and any European languages would be beneficial
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • Accustomed to travel, comfortable working in a high-paced and highly progressive environment
  • Creative, solutions-oriented, and high degree of motivation to satisfy customer needs
  • Highly self-motivated, structured and service-minded work style, results-oriented, able to work with little supervision and with an international team

What we offer

We offer you an exciting and inspiring job with great opportunities for professional and personal development within the global leader of wind energy. In this position, you will be at the heart of the action of the wind industry. Despite being the largest presence in the industry, Vestas is flexible and agile, giving you the freedom to act creatively in a truly global environment, within a highly diverse.

Additional Information

This position will be based from our Vestas office in Hamburg, Germany. 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 June 1, 2024. For any additional information, please reach out to recruiter Vips Patel,


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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.
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