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Wind Turbine Engineering Design Expert - Senior Mechanical Engineer - Denmark

Renewable Energy - Engineering
Ref: 35 Date Posted: Monday 08 Oct 2018
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Wind Turbine Engineering Design Expert - Senior Mechanical Engineer

Silkeborg, Denmark with travel to China

Your role:

  • You will participate in the Mechanical team as a Senior Mechanical Engineer and will be expected to design new turbines with focus on structural components like the hub, main structure in cast iron and other systems like yaw system.
  • You will lead the competence development in one or more of the areas. Furthermore, you are expected to drive both the construction of the load carrying components and the calculation based on the loads given for the specific turbine/components.
  • You will be a part of project teams for new wind turbine designs, the teams will be cross country teams.


 We would like to hear from you if you meet the following requirements:

  • You hold a Master’s degree or above in mechanical engineering, civil engineering or related fields. You have more than 10 years proven experience in wind turbine structural design, e.g. nacelle, main structure, yaw system or other relevant design experience, covering both design and calculations.
  • You master a 3D design tool – e.g. Creo2 /Winchill - and FEM calculations of the structure, both static and fatigue e.g. the programs Ansys and NCode. You possess the courage to challenge status quo and are able to develop game changing solutions – all in all you must have an innovative mindset.
  • You can demonstrate your expertise in numerous successful structural designs, including a deep understanding of the fatigue of steel and cast components.
  • You have experience in working with suppliers or customers in a technology cooperation framework.
  • You have a strong global mindset to engage global colleagues, setting clear targets, foster learning and collaboration to achieve our business goals. We expect English at professional business level.
  • You always put both internal and external customer in focus, and you can work under high pressure when needed for the success of our business results and deliveries.


Company Profile:

You would be working for one of the world’s largest smart energy management companies with more than 10 GW of wind turbines in operation globally. This role is to be situated in their European Innovation Centre, situated in Silkeborg, Denmark.


Wind Turbine Design | Mechanical Engineering | Hub | Nacelle | Main Structure | Yaw System | Components |  3D Design | FEM Calculations |


Get in touch with 
Simon Evans-Jones       
Tel: +44 (0)1908 920 439