Lead Engineer

Join an innovative team as a Lead Engineer in Porto, Portugal or Aarhus, Denmark. Shape a sustainable future with Vestas.

Aarhus, Denmark  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   12 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

Ready to embark on an exciting journey of innovation and professional growth? Join us as a Lead Engineer and become a vital part of our innovative team at a global wind turbine manufacturer. If you're ready to contribute your expertise to shaping a more sustainable future, then this role is for you!

Tower Module is a department of Vestas responsible for the research, design, and development of the wind turbines' tower products. Through innovation, development, and continuous product improvements, we continuously develop our products and technologies to reduce costs and ensure the integration of renewable energy.

Your tasks will involve developing new features into models and integrating and improving scripts. Run models for benchmarking towers and load iterations. Further validating the performance steps against historic data, creating and maintaining the documentation of the models, results, and conclusions.


  • Maintenance of existing MATLAB models
  • Detailed analyses of multiple use cases
  • Creation of proposals for performance steps
  • Process and analyze large amounts of data for trends & commonalities


  • Master's Degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering with a minimum 5 years experience in the industry
  • Intermediate skills in Python
  • Advanced proficiency in MATLAB programming
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Intermediate skills in the PowerBI backend are ideal


  • Self-driven
  • Solid analytical mind
  • Solution-oriented with a critical-thinking mindset
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement
  • Solid ability to work closely with both internal and external stakeholders, creating effective communication and teamwork

What We Offer

We offer you an exciting and innovative job with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in a highly professional, international work environment at a global manufacturer of wind turbines. We value initiative, responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions in our pursuit of a more sustainable future.

Additional Information

The work location will be Porto, Portugal or Aarhus, Denmark. To be considered for this role, you will need to apply online before July 26, 2024. We will review applications on an ongoing basis, we can withdraw the job and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. For further questions, please contact Benjamin Hass, Recruiter, at

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About the role

Jul 09, 2024

Full Time


Jul 26, 2024



Aarhus, Denmark

5+ years


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