R&D Methods Professional

Contribute to Vestas R&D Continuous Improvement in Porto, Portugal. Support product and process development methods, collaborate with teams, and ensure compliance with quality standards. Bachelor's degree required.

Porto, Portugal  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   18 days ago

About Vestas

Company Overview

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aarhus, Denmark


Business Model

Renewable Energy - Wind Turbine Manufacturing and Services

Designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines

Product sales and service agreements

Locations & Geography

Worldwide operations across continents including North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America

Company Culture

Committed to sustainable energy solutions and market leadership in renewable energy

Innovative, sustainability-focused, with emphasis on continuous improvement

Offers various career programs, internships, and training opportunities

Activities & Projects

Engaged in multiple wind energy projects worldwide, with a strong focus on both onshore and offshore turbines

Development of the V164 model, one of the most powerful turbines

Targets carbon neutrality by 2030 and zero-waste turbines by 2040

Career Opportunities

Wide range of roles in engineering, project management, and operations

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, professional development programs, and flexible work arrangements

Contact Information

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Careers at Vestas

In Vestas Power Solutions more than 3000 dedicated and enthusiastic colleagues work globally to ensure we deliver the right product, with the right quality, for the right market, at the right time and at the right cost. We have three main Technology Centers located in Denmark, Portugal and India. At Vestas R&D Continuous Improvement, you have the opportunity to shape our path toward a sustainable world.


As part of VPS continuous improvement team, your primary responsibility will be to support the improvement, governance and maintenance of methods and tools for the product and process development steps in Vestas. This includes:

  • Support organization on defining and implementing systems engineering
  • Support technical areas in correctly implementing the product development methods and extract the added value of a standard method
  • Participate in root cause analysis to determine detection and systemic root causes of reported field issues
  • Follow up on tasks and deliverables for improvement related projects
  • Collaborate closely with modules and product groups to track product quality throughout the entire development cycle and create preventive actions
  • Support the creation of tools and methods to ensure compliance of the development processes and practices with quality standards
  • Create and implement systems, templates and tools for the continuous improvement activities


To fit well into the position, you should ideally possess the following qualifications:

  • A bachelor or master's degree in Engineering or relevant experience
  • 2+ years experience working in product development ideally of mature industries e.g., automotive, aviation, aerospace, etc
  • Comfortable working in standard IT systems (excel, word, SharePoint, etc)
  • Experience in quality or technical areas in R&D projects is advantageous
  • General knowledge of ISO 9001 is a valuable asset
  • Experience with APIS IQ FMEA and/or Visure IRQA is valued
  • Good communication skills in English, both orally and written


In addition to the technical qualifications, it is extremely important that you are motivated and demonstrate the right personal competencies that the position requires. Your chance of completed project in the job depends largely on the following competencies and personality:

  • Quality oriented with the ability to detect and mitigate common process/method gaps
  • Good communication skills and ability to convey messages to a range of stakeholders
  • Quickly adapt the approach to suit the core targets
  • Positive personality with the ability to feel comfortable with change
  • Proficient in creating and documenting complex procedures with meticulous attention to detail
  • Capable of understanding the impact of the detail on the overall business
  • High quality mindset, aiming at doing the right thing
  • Ability to thrive in a diverse work environment and keep focused among distractions

What We Offer

We offer an exciting job with good opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, innovative, hard-working, and international work environment in the renewable energy sector.

Additional information

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.


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DEIB Statement

At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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About the role

Jul 03, 2024

Full Time


Jan 01, 2025



Porto, Portugal

2+ years


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