Do you want to be involved at the forefront of materials engineering in Wind Technology? This is the opportunity to be a key part of our current and future development for blade materials. You will have the opportunity to make a real impact to how we do things now and involvement in our continuous drive to continue being the global leader!
Power Solutions > Blades Module > Blades Material & Processes
The Blade Materials team under Vestas Technology, Materials & Processes is looking for a number of experienced materials engineers involved in the development of wind turbine blades. The knowledge in this multi-cultural team ranges from: carbon and glass fibre, core, prepregs, adhesives, resins and metal through infusion to pultrusion understanding. This team of highly motivated engineers work to create the most cost-effective materials solutions for the demands of the wind turbine industry. Joining this team offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to shape the wind turbine blades of the future.
Understanding and specifying material requirements to meet design and commercial needs
Development of innovative materials solutions, internally and with suppliers, to improve blade performance, reliability and cost
Qualification and approval of materials systems for blade projects
Material characterisation and analysis of data, including running trials in production environment
Representing Blades in Material Sourcing Teams
Taking responsibility and ownership within your section for current and future strategy
Mentoring engineers to develop and fulfil their potential
We have a number of positions available in this team so our minimum expectation is that you would be an experienced Materials Engineer or Materials Scientist with knowledge of one or some of these areas: carbon and glass fibre, core, adhesives, resins, coating and metals
Ideally you will have an Engineering or Material Science degree (BSc, BEng, MSc, MEng)
You would have experience in material specification, test methods and analysis techniques
Knowledge of composite materials is desirable, as well as knowledge of composites manufacturing processes also would be beneficial
Knowledge of Six Sigma, Green Belt trained desirable
Commercial experience, especially working with suppliers would be an advantage
Lab experience desirable
Experience delivering to projects
Pro-active team player who transmits energy and enthusiasm
Self-motivation, able to manage your work well, driving forward success
Enthusiasm for our industry
Confident and effective communication skills
Accountable and responsible for your work
What we offer
We offer an exciting job, a competitive salary & package with excellent opportunities for personal and professional development. You will work in an inspiring environment with a strong technical commitment at the world's leading wind turbine producer
These positions are based in the Isle Of Wight technology centre near Newport. The roles may involve some travelling from time to time when necessary.
The closing date for this position is 4th May 2020. To apply please click the link above.
For more information please contact Talent Acquisition Partner Martin Whittle on +44(0)7515325141.
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 105 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 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
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