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Project Manager, Powertrain Engineering

Vestas

Aarhus, Østjylland

Indrykket
15-05-2019
Kontakt
Vestas
Hedeager 42
8200
Aarhus N
Danmark
Tlf
+45 97300000
Praktisk information
Oprettet
15-05-2019
Udløber
13-06-2019
Kviknummer
330024568
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Ingeniør og teknik
Stillingsbetegnelse
Projektleder
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Projektledelse
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale

Project Manager, Powertrain Engineering
DK, Aarhus N | Management | Full-Time
| ID: 3017

Vestas Turbine Solutions (VTS) is responsible for developing, verifying and industrialising wind turbines and related products. It is here that we lay Vestas' technical and technological foundation for staying the global leader in sustainable energy solutions by continuously reducing the Levelised Cost of Energy.

As Vestas continues to grow, we have an immediate opening for a Project Manager, responsible driving advance technology- and new module development projects within Powertrain Engineering.

Turbine Solutions > Powertrain > Powertrain Engineering

The Powertrain Engineering department in VTS currently consists of 55 highly skilled employees, primarily situated in Denmark and Germany, and with local teams in China and US. The department is accountable for the Powertrain Module, converting mechanical energy from the wind turbine rotor into electrical power.

The Powertrain Module consists of Sub-Modules and Building Blocks such as the main gearbox, generator, main bearing arrangement, lubrication system and auxiliary components such as brakes, couplings and suspension/damper systems.

Here, activities include all facets product development, from scope preparation in collaboration with Technical Leads, to specification of requirements and concepts, through to product development and to final validation in the field. Many activities are anchored at external partners such as suppliers, consultancy networks, universities or at our design hubs in Portugal and India, so this requires a candidate who holds good communication skills, a commercial mindset, and not least, a distinct ability to drive technical and challenging projects forward.

Responsibilities

Your responsibility will be project management of advance technology- and new module development projects, you will report to the Director of Powertrain Engineering, hence become part of the Powertrain mgmt. team. which sets out the strategy and drives initiatives across our four teams in Denmark and Germany."

Main activities under this responsibility will include:

  • Project management of integrated product development projects acc. to Vestas' Stage/Gate models
  • Secure project delivery within agreed scope/quality, budget and time.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams and stakeholders.
  • Report on project progress, act on deviations.
  • Coach, mentor, supervise and inspire colleagues and teams in overcoming project- and technical challenges.
  • Build and develop project management processes, tools and best practices within Powertrain Engineering, and in collaboration with neighbouring Modules and internal excellence centre.


Qualifications
  • Engineering and/or Business degree
  • Project management education and/or project management training course certificate
  • Min. 3-5 years of proven experience in management of medium- to high complexity development projects
  • Experienced user of project management tools such as MS-Project and JIRA
  • Excellent language skills (speaking and writing) in English are required.


Competencies
  • You are pro-active, result oriented and has a strong sense of responsibility
  • You have an excellent commercial/ business understanding and can naturally incorporate external partners, as well as the full value chain of Vestas, into your daily work
  • Experienced in communicating with stakeholders at all levels
  • Knowledge of Prince2
  • Familiar with Six Sigma development tools and methodologies
  • You are motivated in working with advanced project management tools, KPI's and project performance metrics.


What we offer
Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. Through innovation, development and continuous product improvement we develop the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas. In short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the sustainable energy solutions of the future.

We offer you a challenging and demanding job with excellent professional and personal development opportunities. You will have the chance to work in an inspiring, international environment and inside the world's leading company and manufacturer of sustainable energy solutions.

Additional information
  • The work location is Aarhus, Denmark.
  • The position requires travelling up to 25 days per year.

For additional information please contact Niels-Jacob Christiansen (Director, Powertrain), Mobile phone +45 25 15 31 70

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas' more than 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.

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Vestas
Hedeager 42
8200
Aarhus N
Danmark
Tlf
+45 97300000
Praktisk information
Oprettet
15-05-2019
Udløber
13-06-2019
Kviknummer
330024568
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Ingeniør og teknik
Stillingsbetegnelse
Projektleder
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Projektledelse
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale
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