FEA Lead Engineer

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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Tower Structure

Tower Module is a department part of Vestas responsible for the research, design, and development of the wind turbines' tower products. Through innovation, development, and continuous product improvements, we continuously develop our products and technologies to reduce costs and ensure the integration of renewable energy.
Your tasks will involve dynamic analyses, requirement management, design risk assessment and creation of certification documentation for the towers. Your team will consist of highly skilled engineers from diverse cultural backgrounds who work together to deliver towers to our customers.


Responsibilities

  • Deliver complex FEA projects and build robust Tower Design Verification methods compatible with perpetual design requirement changes
  • Review Design Verification reports and ensure that the qualifications match the latest standards
  • Maintain Tower FEA & Design Tool assets. Verify that the tools are up to date and continuously improve according to the needs of peers
  • Identify the new opportunities and govern the development of your functional area
  • Build technology roadmaps and strategic plans to advance for the future
  • Create, monitor and maintain the processes
  • Lead a team of FE Engineers, provide mentoring on FEA projects, identify skill gaps and build learning plans


Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years of FEA experience in Renewables, Automotive or Aerospace industry
  • Advanced level of proficiency in nonlinear mechanics, buckling, fatigue and other design failure mechanisms
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Ansys APDL/WB, parametric modelling, and scripting
  • Intermediate level of programming and automation, preferably with Python
  • Solid experience with Eurocode Design Standards
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)


Competencies

  • Solution-oriented critical thinking: Inquisitive mind to understand the structural systems, ability to analyze critical points and build optimal solutions by paying attention to quality and performance
  • Leadership and Decision-Making: Being able to take initiative and make decisions by analyzing available facts, set priorities and goals strategically
  • Collaboration: Be collaborative with both internal and external stakeholders and ensure effective communication and teamwork environment
  • Development and Mentoring: Promote a culture of continuous improvement, identify opportunities to enhance innovation and efficiency in FEA methodologies
  • Willing to learn, teach and guide your peers in your functional area

What We Offer


We offer you an exciting and innovative job with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in a highly professional and international work environment at a global manufacturer of wind turbines. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions in our pursuit of a more sustainable future.

Additional Information


We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, therefore, early applications are encouraged. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

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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.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com 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.