Converter Electrical Engineer - Assistant Lead
Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT
há 5 dias


You will be a part of the Converter Structure and Integration team. Converter Structure and Integration team consists of 20 highly skilled designers and specialists located in Aarhus, Denmark, Porto, and Chennai.

You will report to the Converter Structure and Integration Manager within Converter and Electrical Module in Vestas. Your main responsibilities and tasks will be design and integration key components of wind converters.

Your key responsibilities and task will be to :

  • Develop conceptual designs based on technical specifications for electrical Converter and its integration in Nacelle
  • Design electrical panels, control architecture, and wiring drawings / diagrams for Power Converters, protections, and automation control of Wind Turbines Generators
  • Develop, dimension, and implement Hardware technical drawing / diagrams
  • Systems Engineering process adherence through concept-requirements-design-verification
  • Component & supplier selection; Participate in verification through test and analysis and documentation
  • Coordinate bill of material through the Engineering Change Notification process
  • Assist in the building of prototype power electronics and control systems and testing to verify simulation
  • Participate in the creation of functional specifications and test procedures
  • Specific knowledge of :

  • Industrial low-voltage (medium-voltage) distribution systems
  • Main circuit components : current interruption, relays, busbars, insulators, sensors
  • Earthing schemes; protection and selectivity; insulation coordination; fault handling
  • Coordinate communication with suppliers and manufacturing, making sure to meet design targets and cost-down activities
  • International design standards for electrical systems
  • DFMEA as a working method and know the importance for DFM (Design for Manufacturing) and DFA (Design for Assembly)
  • Qualifications

  • A bachelor / master in a relevant area, i.e., Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in electrical, automation or power electronics R&D
  • Working understanding of electrical power converter design, test and verification
  • Experience with electrical design tools - EPLAN
  • Experience within effective problem-solving methodologies
  • Experienced in project execution in a matrix organization
  • Great organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience working in international teams and with suppliers
  • Competencies

    We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality and competencies :

  • You are process oriented and have a structured way to work
  • You naturally direct, guide, advise and share knowledge with team and stakeholders
  • You can easily connect with people and able to build, develop and maintain professional relationships at work
  • You possess English skills at a high level - orally and written
  • What we offer

    You will get an opportunity to work in a project-oriented organization and develop cross-disciplinary as well as personally.

    Our emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will also benefit from working in an inspiring environment which facilitates professionalism and solid technical commitment.

    You will directly propel and influence the development of a core system in a wind turbine.

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