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LPS Electrical Engineer- 180001D3

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Job Description

oin the world's leading wind turbine manufacture and help reduce the cost of energy by delivering world class products as part of a creative, innovation and fast moving team in the Wind Capture and Transport & Handling technology development department

Position
Aero, Acoustics & Options - LPS Electrical Engineer
Organization 
Power Solutions, Design Centre Porto, Wind Capture & T&H/ Aero, Acoustics and Options 
Description of EVP area/Sub area and Department 
The Aero, Acoustic and Options Engineering team within the Wind Capture department of Vestas VPS business unit is responsible for the delivery of new and innovative products and technologies that supports and increases the performance of new wind turbines and options for our service portfolio. 
Responsibilities
The role will support the LPS Design Engineer by providing electrical engineering input towards verified technology for integration into WIC Components. This will include electrical 2D review to ensure the compatibility of the electrical components (part off or not part of the LPS design (3D at a later stage)) against standards to prevent damage to the structure. Input to WIC component DFMEA and the DVPR/ DVRE of the LPS verification of components stemming from the DVPL. 
Generate the design description for verified Technology integration into new products.
Maintenance of the Test and component overview configurator for verified Technologies transfers). 
Qualifications
B.Sc/ B.Eng Mechanical Engineering or comparable education with noise & vibration 
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

Competencies
-Professional skills: e.g. Prince 2 certified
-Personal skills: e.g. High degree of flexibility, problem solving-oriented
-Computer skills: e.g. .net programming skills 
Technical Skills:
- Electrical Design (including electrical calculation) 
- Lightning standard (Op)
- Composites 
- System Engineering 
- DFMEA (Op)
- Test & Verification Standards (Op)
- CAE (Op)
Other skills:
- Team Mentality
- Strong computer and engineering tools literacy 
- Innovative
- Motivated 
- Problem Solving 
- Effective verbal and written communication 
What we offer
We offer you a career in a global organization with excellent opportunities for cross cultural and personal development. Emphasis is placed on the balance between meeting demanding deadlines and developing high quality innovative solutions to the business. 
You will be joining a team working at a high professional level in a high pace environment and with a high level of commitment.
As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results

Additional information
Work location is Porto, Portugal. Up to 30 days travel per year can be expected.
Please send your application as soon as possible as we will close the position as soon as we find the right candidate.
 


Would you like to work with a group of highly skilled and motivated engineers working as part of a true global organisation to drive innovations in the design, development and validation of wind turbine blades? Then we would like to hear from you!

Department
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.

The Rotor Engineering Department within Vestas Power Solutions develops wind turbine blades and technologies with the mindset: Accountability from cradle to grave. The department seeks a highly qualified engineer in Porto, Portugal with composite structural engineering and analysis expertise, but also with deep knowledge of composite materials and their application and processing to drive technological developments within these areas to deliver the most competitive blade products in the market.

Responsibilities
The Structural Engineer’s role covers designing of load carrying components as well as bolted or welded connections.
Work in close co-operation with other structural engineers of the department in order to find the correct solutions and meet the deliverables,
Deliverables are optimized structures, including documentation according to the Vestas Way to Market process and certification;
Defining and participating in test and validation of systems.

Qualifications
Need to have:
M. Sc. degree
Minimum 5+ years of experience with mechanical design (including FEA);
Good technical understanding;
Experience with simulation and calculation of mechanical systems including: 
• Load analysis and application
• Extreme and fatigue analysis
• Design for manufacturing
• Bolted and welded joints
• Contact settings;
Data evaluation expertise;
Enthusiastic about practical work on tests and verification as well as theoretical knowledge;
Fluency in English; 
Good communication skills.



Nice to have:
Experience within the following mechanical areas:
• Fracture mechanics
• Casting design
• Casting simulations 
• Bearing analysis
• Topology/shape optimization

Six Sigma–DMAIC/DfSS;
Basic functional GPS; 
Experience in ERP System (examples: Mapics, ECM, SAP)
Project management experience

Competencies
Comfortable with change - unafraid to step out of comfort zone
Pro-active in communicating across functions and cultures
Thirst for knowledge
Structured, self-motivated, open minded, ambitious
Good presentation skills
Should be willing to travel abroad

What we offer
We offer an exciting job in a dynamic, international environment. You’ll be working in a fast growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the wind energy sector. As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results. 

Additional information
The working location is at the Vestas Design Centre in Porto, Portugal.
Limited travel is foreseen.

Please send your application as soon as possible as we will close the position as soon as we find the right candidate.

About Vestas 
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 82 GW of wind turbines in 76 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 71 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 21,800 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at http://www.vestas.com/ and following us on our social media channels.

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About Vestas
https://www.vestas.com/

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe.