Plant Control Engineer

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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Applications, Controls & Electrical > PPC Applications

The Power Plant Controller Applications team is responsible for the design and implementation of control solutions, software architecture and technologies for the Vestas Power Plant Controller - A controller which is responsible to regulate certain parameters on the plant, with respect to the production of power. The development activities in the department include the development of power system engineering and controls software; embedded and real-time software; software release management and product support to colleagues in all regional Vestas' business units.


The software engineer's main responsibilities would be to design, implement and test core functionalities for Vestas Power Plant Controller solution and to handle technical requests for plant control from Vestas regional business units and projects.


A master's degree in electrical engineering or SW Engineering or another engineering discipline that gives equivalent background knowledge and 3+ years of professional experience


Working in the PPC Applications group naturally requires a solid technical understanding of C/C++ in an industrial setup. However, knowledge of another higher-level Object-Oriented Programming language like C# is also beneficial. Although not essential, perhaps you also have some experience in Matlab or Automation and control.

On a personal level, we expect that you have/are:

  • An open-minded and curious person with good communication skills combined with an innovative and problem-solving approach to carry out tasks
  • Aspiration to learn and ability to work with no supervision, efficiently and with persistence
  • Good cooperative skills suitable for a global organization with personal, professional, gender and cultural diversity.
  • Good verbal, written and spoken English skills are needed
  • Ability to take ownership and effectively engage in continuous improvements within a broader perspective
  • A team-oriented person who shows a enthusiastic approach to the tasks at hand and wants to contribute to the common achievements of the team

What we offer

You will be working with innovative technology that is constantly transforming companies including Vestas, testing the limits, and influencing people and processes. You will be a part of a highly committed and enthusiastic team motivated equally by creating business value and by developing innovative technical solutions.

We offer a diverse place where we promote your desire for constant learning opportunities. We offer an informal and agile workplace with a high level of freedom in defining the way forward.In this position you will be able to contribute with your experience to ensure high quality within your department and across the organization. Join Vestas and you will cultivate your career in an inspiring environment at a well-known wind turbine manufacturer with an ongoing commitment to sustainability.

We value personal initiative, the desire to take on responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

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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