Vestas' new established Design Center located in Porto, Portugal is going to focus on designing solutions for Vestas' global product offering.
The Center is heading into a challenging future and employees will be rewarding in terms of personal and professional development as we embark on the journey to build a new multi-
disciplinary design center. Work atmosphere is truly global both in terms of our tasks and colleagues and if you take pride in coordinating, supporting and making things happen efficiently and diplomatically then we can offer the right frame for an exciting career move.
FEA Engineer - Powertrain
Power Solutions / Design Centre / Chennai & Porto / Design Centre, Porto / Porto Mechanical Engineering / Porto-Powertrain
Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is responsible for developing, verifying and industrializing wind turbines and related service products.
It is here that we lay Vestas' technical- and technological foundation for staying the global leader in wind energy by continuously reducing the Cost of Energy.
The Powertrain department in VPS is accountable for the Powertrain System and currently consists of around 55 highly skilled employees, primarily situated in Denmark and in Germany and with local / remote teams in China and US.
The main function of the Powertrain System is to convert the mechanical energy from the wind turbine rotor into electrical energy.
The system consists of the main gearbox and generator as well as of main shaft bearings, lubrication system and the auxiliary components such as brakes, couplings and suspension / damper systems.
We have an immediate opening for an FEA Engineer for the Design Center, Porto specializing in the analysis of loads, stress and dynamics (EMA, FRF) of powertrain components as well as of component interfaces within wind turbine powertrains.
Activities will involve all facets of product validation in close collaboration with the R&D headquarters in DK / DE. Many of the activities also require involvement of external partners such as consultancy networks and / or suppliers, and this aspect requires a true team player with a combination of strong technical competences, excellent communication skills and a commercial mindset, and not least with a distinct ability to -
and motivation for - driving technical and challenging projects forward. You will become part of a cross-functional engineering team responsible for delivery of work packages and technical solutions to the entire Powertrain system area.
We value initiative, trustworthiness and the right balance between creativity and quality in all our solutions. You will benefit from an environment working at a high professional level and with a strong technical commitment.
You will work in various development projects within our 2MW, 4MW and 9MW platforms and make sure that based on your FE analysis the design teams are able to conclude, to evaluate technical risks and to take the right decision.
Main activities under this responsibility will include :
disciplinary teams, which involve colleagues from various parts of Vestas as well as supply partners globally.
What we offer
We offer you a challenging and demanding job with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment at the world’s leading manufacturer of wind turbines.