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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Blades Module

Protective Functions Sub-module is part of the Blades development organization, and we are responsible to ensure the development, performance, and effective integration of protection and health monitoring systems on Wind turbine Blades. These systems include Lightening Protection, Cold Climate (De ice and Anti-Ice) and Blade Health Monitoring solutions. In Blades Protective Functions we are end-to -end accountable for the design and performance of the above systems even under harsh environmental conditions. To deliver the best solutions to our customers, the team has a wide range of design competencies, going from Multiphysics modelling, structural design to test & validation of our systems and components.
The Protective Functions team has a vast global footprint and is very multicultural, with engineers in Portugal, UK, USA and China with different engineering backgrounds, going from systems engineering, electrical, mechanical and physics.


  • You will report to the VP of Blades and be responsible for both people leadership and the technical scope of the department, which is shared with the blades technical management department. As people Leader, you will be responsible to develop employees to operate on the highest level of their performance and potential.
  • You must also ensure the collaboration between internal and external stakeholders to bring the best solutions through the value chain and lifecycle of the systems, with constant focus on customer value.
  • On detail your responsibilities will cover:
  • People management - one-to-one dialogues, performance strategies, development plans
  • Coordinate resources and efficiently coordinate bottlenecks
  • Collaborate with Project Managers and Tech Leads to accomplish project milestones on time and on budget
  • Department budgeting and resource allocations
  • Implement optimizations on processes and tools to improve efficiency and increase quality
  • Department strategy and roadmap
  • Deploy Vestas strategy
  • Technical quality of department deliverables


  • Bachelor or Master degree in relevant technical engineering areas (Systems Engineering, Electrical, Materials, Mechanical or other relevant)
  • Experience on managing teams
  • Experience with Agile philosophy
  • Good cultural understanding
  • You have the desire and the ability to understand and maintain overview of a wide range of advanced technical domains
  • Good communication skills in English, both speaking and writing


  • Connection with Vestas Values:, Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion
  • Growing mindset
  • Lead across borders and cultures, with teams in different time zones
  • High communication skills suitable for a global organization with personal, professional, and cultural diversity
  • Customer-oriented, open-minded and able to understand a global value chain with multiple targets and stakeholders
  • Build trust and influence your employees by leading by example
  • Thrive in a creative environment and able to prioritize and take decisions

What we offer

Interesting and exciting leadership position within the renewable industry.

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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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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