Team Lead, Blade Materials
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Coordinates and supervises technology development and product introduction activities within blade materials.
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For our Blade Materials Team, within the Blade Technology Department in Offshore Technology, we are looking for a highly skilled person to lead a group of 10 specialised blade materials engineers. The Blade Materials Team is in general responsible for exploring new materials technologies and maintaining roadmaps in alignment and synergy with the overall blade technology roadmap maintained by the Department. The materials roadmaps are developed in corporation with our large supplier base that develops and produces the blade materials. The team is also responsible for execution of 2nd sourcing activities and general technical support to the procurement organisation.
How to contribute to our vision
As Team Lead you will hold the line responsibility for all employees in the team. Your main task is to support the team members in their daily work, while building upon their competences. Further, you have a development mindset and continuously seek to improve the capabilities of the team in how to work and what to do. You will work closely with peers and other stakeholders within blade design, manufacturing, and procurement, and hence you need to have a good understanding of the value chain and be excellent in communication.
It is important that you have a holistic view and are ready to actively involve yourself on own initiative to support in scoping, problem-solving and executing in the different projects that are being executed. In your day to day, you will be working closely with team members, Chief Engineers and the Blade Product Design Department to align and plan the introduction of material technologies in the products.
You will also be responsible for executing relevant HR processes for the team mostly in terms of the yearly performance management process, hiring, and development of your team and its members. More direct administrative tasks like travel expense approvals and budgeting are only minimal.
What you need to make a difference
Passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We are looking for person who is an engineering manager and that leads by example. You have a technical background and knowledge of wind turbine blade design and production. You hold a MSc or PhD degree in mechanical engineering or aeronautical engineering with 5+ years of professional experience. You have solid understanding of composite structures and supply chain management. You have working experience in a technical engineering organization doing technology development, product development and support, preferably within the wind or aerospace industry
Furthermore, you have the following characteristics:
- Successful track record with people management and leadership
- Proven track record of project management
- Living and/or working experience in an intercultural environment and readiness to travel
- Structured and organized and able to lead change
- Outgoing, determined and persistent with strong communication and collaboration skills
- Motivated by making things happen and at the same time shaping the strategy and direction of the future
Excellent English skills both orally and in writing are a must in the international team, and it is of highest importance that you can communicate your results in a clear and convincing manner. Danish is not required but considered a plus. Furthermore, you have a structured approach to your work, can handle multiple assignments simultaneously without losing overview and you are driving your work independently.
In return of your commitment we offer you…
Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come. We are a global team of diverse colleagues who share a passion for renewable energy and have a culture of trust and empowerment to make our own ideas a reality. We focus on personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization. Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as subsided lunch, employee discounts and much more
Empowering our people
How do you imagine the future?
Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.
If you have specific questions about the position, please contact the hiring manager Steffen Laustsen via phone +45 30 37 65 42
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