Converter Electrical Team Leader

Converter Electrical Team Leader

Vestas

Porto, Portugal

Responsibilities:

As Team Leader of the Converter Electrical team in our design center, you will report to the Head of Electrical Engineering and be part of the management team in Electrical Engineering. You will lead a team of highly intelligent engineers who develop one of the most important part of our turbines making the future of globe greener.

You will be responsible for the performance of your team, i.e. mainly for delivering high quality design solutions on time, on budget and efficiency improvements. You will develop employees through coaching and target setting.

You must ensure that your team maintains good contact to relevant stakeholders throughout the value chain, such as Technology, Sales, Manufacturing, Suppliers, and Service. You will be a key player to bridge the daily collaboration and coordination between the Converter Electrical team Porto and the Electrical teams in Aarhus, DK and Chennai, India.

You must always have a good overview of all tasks going on in the department and be prepared to communicate time schedules and resource constraints, and to negotiate priorities.

You will be working with these challenges:

  • Ensuring timely execution of department deliverables;
  • Ensuring high-quality in deliveries from the department;
  • Overseeing and executing technical work in the department;
  • Managing resource planning and delegation of work;
  • Coaching employees in execution of daily tasks;
  • Continues performance development of people;
  • Recruiting new employees according to the demand;
  • Building and maintaining stakeholder relations across Vestas' full value chain;
  • Identifying cost optimizations in processes and products;
  • Building and maintaining a highly motivated team;
  • Identifying development areas for team members;
  • Embracing challenges and changes;
  • Motivating the team and ensuring well-being of individuals.

Qualifications:

Your qualifications include:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in technically relevant engineering areas;
  • Preferably, 2 years of experience in team leadership;
  • Understanding of Product Development processes with knowledge of all design phases, from concept all the way through validation and improvement;
  • A Masters/Ph.D in relevant area;
  • Experience with Jira and project management;
  • Cross cultural understanding and committed to diversity and gender balance;
  • Technical understanding of converter sub-components and value chain.

Competencies:

We value initiative, trustworthiness and the right balance between creativity and quality in all our solutions.

We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality:

  • You are proactive; result-oriented and have a strong sense of responsibility;
  • You have an excellent commercial/business understanding;
  • You must have good organizational and communication skills and you must be able to work within an international and multi-disciplinary team;;
  • You are highly motivated and work independently;
  • You love people and you are great in leading people;
  • You have excellent English skills (speaking and writing);
  • You avoid complication and get the things done applying simplicity while keeping high quality;
  • You have strong leadership and communication skills and are capable of acting as a motivator through an open dialogue;
  • You are a strong networker and can easy build relationships;
  • You are highly interested in collaboration with all people without exception;
  • You embrace challenges to ensure we stay efficient at all times.

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