Student worker, Control

Vestas Wind Systems A/S


Do you want to start your career before graduating? Do you have a flair for and an interest in development of in-house tools, data analysis and supporting development of the control for wind turbines of the future? The Control department in Aarhus is looking for a part time student worker to join the team 15-20 hours per week.

Vestas Power Solutions / Engineering / Control Engineering / Loads & Control / Control

Power solutions Engineering is an independent business unit within Vestas Wind Systems A/S responsible for product design including full profit and loss accountability for our products.

Load and Control is part of Power solutions Engineering being responsible for delivering design loads and advanced control solutions to our products under all conditions. Delivering control solutions ensuring optimal performance and furthermore delivering power curves and noise levels in new product development, technology development, innovation projects, during product improvement initiatives and during sales support. The responsibility spans from early engagement with product management to strategic development of new turbine control technologies ensuring an optimal cost of energy.

The department consists of three sub departments with a total of 55 employees.


Your role as student worker will be to support a range of the ongoing activities in the Control department. You will especially be involved in the work related to improving our internal tool chain, hereunder

  • Development of in-house tools for improving the daily work in the departments
  • Implementation of generic updates in our Matlab/simulink based code to ensure improved performance
  • Analysis of simulation and field data for our wind turbines
  • Support in the development and tuning of control algorithms


We expect that you have

  • A study on a relevant scientific or engineering education, e.g. within control, signal processing, mechanical engineering or similar
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink and potentially other

You may further have :

  • Knowledge of dynamic mechanical and/or hydraulic systems
  • Knowledge of aerodynamics and aero elasticity


To be successful in the position we expect that

  • You are pro-active, result oriented and have a strong sense of responsibility
  • You are self-driven
  • You have a creative approach to new challenges
  • You have good communication skills and are fluent in English (speaking and writing)

What we offer

We offer an opportunity to be part of a world-class team in an exciting business with a very comprehensive product range. The working environment in Loads & Control is informal but with clear direction. You will be part of a project-oriented organization with very competent colleagues in an inspiring work environment.

Being a student worker we fully respect that you want to successfully complete your studies. As such your working hours will be adapted to your studies. The job as student worker might also bring an opportunity of internship or other assignments in cooperation with Vestas that support your studies - possibly even your thesis..

Additional information

Work location will be at the Vestas Power Solutions Headquarter in Aarhus, Denmark.

For additional information on the position, please contact manager, Christian Skallebæk on +45 20 91 05 78.

Please send your application as soon as possible as we will close the position as soon as we find the right candidate.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 82 GW of wind turbines in 76 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 71 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 21,800 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 link and following us on our social media channels.

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Opslag oprettet d. 15.06.2017, sidst opdateret d. 15.06.2017

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