Control Engineer

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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Product Solutions & Integration > LaC Offshore Products

Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. Through innovation, development and continuous product improvement we develop the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas. To put it short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future. As a part of Vestas Power Solutions, the Control Engineering department is responsible for developing future wind turbine controller software and hardware but also loads and control solutions ensuring optimal performance of our products under all conditions. The responsibility spans from strategic development of new turbine technologies to delivering product level feasibility studies ensuring an optimal cost of energy. The department consists of highly skilled and experienced engineers and assumes full accountability of all aspects of the loads and control solution delivered to the wind turbine development projects


As a Control Engineer in the LaC Offshore products, you will have an integral part in developing new market-leading products all the way from the feasibility stage to full validation and certification of the product.

With your colleagues, you will be responsible for:

  • Development and tuning of control algorithms- Implementation of control algorithms in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Control performance data analysis in turbine/fleet level controller tuning and optimisation
  • Develop the technical aspects of control development for a specific product from feasibility state to fully verified product
  • Feasibility studies of new wind turbine products aiming at optimizing power, loads, and noise performance through innovative use of sensors, controllers and actuators
  • Verification on all levels, including software tests and field testing
  • Risk management activities such as risk assessments and failure mode and effect


You have

  • A MSc. or PhD. Candidates with backgrounds in Control Engineering or related fields, along with 1-3 years of experience, ideally within the wind industry, are sought
  • Experience in Control Design and Controller Tuning and Verification
  • Competence in modelling and simulation of mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • Programming experience
  • Experience in handling projects following milestones and meeting deadlines


We expect from you that:

  • You are motivated, result oriented, and have a good sense of responsibility
  • You can meet your deadlines with the right quality.
  • You have a creative approach to new tasks.
  • You have good communication skills and are fluent in English (speaking and writing)
  • You work in a multicultural and international team.

What we offer

We offer an opportunity to be part of a world team in an exciting business with a very comprehensive product range. The working environment in Loads & Control is informal but with clear direction. You will be part of a project-oriented organization with very competent colleagues in an inspiring work environment. You will be offered an attractive compensation package based on your qualifications and the demands of this position. You will be part of an international organization with opportunities to grow and develop in the job - professionally and personally.

Additional information

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.


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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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