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Vestas Wind Systems > Power Solutions > VPS Region NCE > Technical Sales Management NCE, Onshore NORTH

VPS Region NCE represents the corporate product & technology organisation Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) in the 6+ GW p.a. regional business unit Northern & Central Europe (NCE), spanning from Ireland to Russia and Norway to the Balkans and across the spectrum of Sustainable Energy Solutions with On- & Offshore wind at the core. Our main responsibilities centre around technical contracting, technical value engineering, customisation and execution, regional product market requirements, product integrity management, and ensuring grid compliance.

The Electrical Engineer's tasks are to support our customers in designing and building highly advanced and compliant wind power plants and track the changes in electrical grid requirements. This role will be focused on the Northern European mainly Nordic-speaking markets with international opportunities, yet predominantly across the Sales regions in North and Central Europe (NCE).

The NCE Power Plant Solutions team consists of an international electrical engineering team. It is part of the VPS Region NCE, Technical Sales Management supporting the organization in providing solutions to our customers across Northern, Central & Eastern Europe.


Your main responsibility as an Electrical Engineer in the NCE Power Plant Solutions team will be to:

  • Effectively contribute to the technical value engineering of customer renewable energy projects from the electrical side and contribute to technical negotiations of the Sales team consisting of highly qualified experts in their respective fields With a focus on the electrical project configuration and compliance with requirements from customers and grid transmission operators, you ensure timely responses to customer enquiries, research and prepare clarifications and deviations to tenders
  • Take ownership of relevant parts of technical risk assessment & mitigation during the Value Engineering/Negotiation phase and therefore own the relevant technical annexes and contract schedules
  • Collect relevant electrical data and customer/site/grid requirements for project grid integration studies and request studies for Engineering Pre-Design (EPD)
  • Review EPD study reports and evaluate for external use while supporting customers to optimize projects using the EPD study results
  • Taking accountability beyond the initial Sales phase, you technically support the Construction and commissioning phase, prepare grid compliance test protocols (plans and procedures), and support during test execution


  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering/Power Systems or B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering/Power Systems
  • 5+ years' experience in a similar position regulatory electrical requirements and grid codes
  • Knowledge of power system evaluations and studies (steady state and transient studies such as short circuit, load flow, FRT, and power quality)
  • Knowledge of power system simulation software such as DIgSILENT/PSCAD/PSSE
  • Knowledge of HV and MV equipment and power systems with a great understanding of primary and secondary systems
  • Knowledge of industrial automation and networks, PLC hardware, SCADA systems and communication interfaces would be highly beneficial
  • Project management experience within the wind industry would be advantageous


  • Solid technical skills with a problem problem-solving attitude and root-cause failure analysis
  • High level of communication and presentation skills with both written and spoken English, additional Nordic language is beneficial
  • Highly organised and able to prioritize daily work in a fast-moving environment
  • Highly motivated and skilled at stakeholder management (customers, grid operators, conferences including product management R&D)
  • A result-oriented customer-focused individual who can work with little supervision and within an international team

What We Offer

We offer an exciting workplace with great professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with a global wind turbine manufacturer. You will be part of the front-figure within sustainable energy solutions, and you will get the chance to make an impact on the green energy transition with innovative solutions. We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy. We have a good atmosphere within the department and everyone is always prepared to support when needed.

You will have the opportunity to develop a career in a global company within a very exciting industry - Working as an Electrical Engineer opens career paths in Sales and Engineering within Vestas.

Additional Information

The primary work location for this role is Malmo, Sweden.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis and we're looking forward to receiving your application. To be considered for this role please apply before April 27, 2024. For any questions please reach out to the Recruiter – Vippa@vestas.com


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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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