Materials Engineer, Trainee
há 4 dias


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 materials engineer in Porto, Portugal responsible for the specification and qualification of blade materials to drive technological developments within these areas to deliver the most competitive blade products in the market.

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 use of materials for Vestas blades to improve performance, reliability and cost?


The Blade Materials team within Rotor Engineering is responsible for the specification and qualification of blade materials within the blade Bill of Materials (BoM).

We drive technological developments within these areas to deliver the most competitive blade products in the market.

Our department consists of +20 highly skilled and motivated engineers mainly located in UK / Isle of Wight and DK / Lem and now seeking to grow in Porto.

We have multi-cultural values ensuring openness, positive attitudes and quality in our daily work

We value our team members to take ownership of their assignments and lead them until completion. Our mentality is to share good and bad experiences with our colleagues, so everyone learns from our individual achievements.


  • Understanding and specifying material requirements to meet design and -commercial needs
  • Qualification and approval of materials systems for blade projects
  • Material characterisation and analysis of data, including running trials in production environment
  • Work with our Engineering change management system, to ensure material changes are managed successfully
  • Work with the Vestas Material Database to ensure high quality material data
  • Qualifications

  • Knowledge of composite materials and its specification, including test methods and analysis techniques
  • Engineering or Material Science degree (BSc, BEng, MSc, MEng)
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, Green Belt trained desirable
  • Commercial experience, especially working with suppliers, desirable
  • Lab experience desirable
  • Pro-active team player who transmits energy and enthusiasm
  • Experience delivering to projects
  • Competencies

  • Advanced level in English both in speech and in writing
  • Team player that is able to lead and present their opinions
  • Enthusiastic and engaged, willing to go the extra mile
  • Good communication with Operators & Engineers
  • What we offer

    We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the world’s leading wind turbine producer.

    We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a strong technical and commercial commitment.

    You will get a unique opportunity to influence the building of projects and your own position in an informal and rapidly developing environment.

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