reactietermijn vacature verstreken - Development Engineer Wind Turbine Loads
Vestas Technology R&D, Aarhus DK
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Vestas offers you challenging career opportunities within a global organisation. As the world's leading supplier of wind power solutions, we have delivered more than 40,000 wind turbines in 65 countries. Over 20,000 employees are eager to welcome new, dedicated colleagues on our journey to a more sustainable future. Would you like to join us?
Technology R&D is anchored in a central position in Vestas Wind Systems A/S, where the stakeholders are management on all levels of the company, and where the participants are located across Technology R&D worldwide. Vestas Technology R&D is where new product ideas and technologies are matured, developed, tested and improved.
Briefly put, Vestas Technology R&D is the cornerstone of Vestas and we are shaping the future of modern energy and are securing that Vestas Wind Systems A/S will succeed in maintaining technology leadership through our future product offerings.
Loads, Aerodynamics and Control (LAC R&D) are overall responsible for the operational performance of the Vestas wind turbines. LAC R&D develops the airfoils of the blades, calculates the turbine loads and provides the turbine overall controls. LAC R&D has teams across multiple sites and our stakeholders are spread across Vestas Wind Systems A/S from Technology R&D to sales and production business units.
The Turbine Loads Department is a part of the LAC R&D Group in Vestas Technology R&D responsible for both simulation and optimization of the structural dynamics of the wind turbine taking into account the effects of external loading as well as the dynamic interaction of the main components of the wind turbine. The department delivers design loads to the component design teams and actively takes part in the integrated product development process, in technology projects as well as delivers support to the sales organisation.
Responsibilities and Tasks
Your primary responsibility is to develop the tools and methods used in the Turbine Loads Department and to contribute to the development of new technologies with the aim of optimizing the loading of our existing and future wind turbines. The job includes development and implementation of engineering models in the department’s in-house simulation environment as well as improvement of tools interfaces. You will also work actively on knowledge sharing within the department and towards further integration and cooperation with our main stakeholders inside and outside the company.
Qualifications and Work Experience
You may have:
- M.Sc. or Ph.D. within structural, civil or mechanical engineering, mathematics, physics, numerical modelling or similar.
- Programming experience in e.g., Delphi, C++, Mat Lab.
- Knowledge of dynamic simulations of structural or mechanical systems.
- Relevant experience within wind energy engineering or similar field.
- Hands-on experience with product or technology development.
- Knowledge of control of mechanical systems.
- Experience in working with fluid dynamics.
- Experience with the tools Flex5, Bladed or HAWC2.
You enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams in a dynamic and project oriented organisation. You are open-minded and ready to use new technologies and look elsewhere in order to reach the goal. Dedication to quality as well as initiative and openness is of great importance.
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
Your primary work location will be in our new Technology R&D Centre in Aarhus, Denmark.
For further information, please contact Hiring manager, Christian Gjerløv at phone +45 2282 8189
Please apply online by clicking the “Apply” button at the top of this page.
15 January 2011.
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