Materials Engineer
Newport, Isle of Wight, GB, PO30 5TR
38m ago

Materials Engineer

GB, Newport, Isle of Wight Professional Full-Time ID : 18047

Are you looking for a new opportunity?

The Blade Materials team under Vestas Technology, Blades Module is looking for a number of skilled 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 innovative 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
  • Qualifications

  • We have a number of positions available in this team so our minimum expectation is that you would be an qualified Materials Engineer or Materials Scientist with knowledge of one or some of these areas : electrical materials, 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 beneficial
  • Lab experience desirable
  • Experience delivering to projects
  • Competencies

  • Self-starter team-oriented person who transmits energy and enthusiasm
  • Self-motivation, able to handle your work well, goal-oriented individual
  • Enthusiasm for our industry
  • Collaborative mindset
  • Confident and effective communication skills
  • Problem-solving mentality
  • Accountable and responsible for your work
  • What We Offer

    We offer an exciting job, a attractive salary & package with great opportunities for personal and professional development.

    You will work in an inspiring environment with a solid technical commitment at a well-known wind turbine producer.

    About Vestas

    Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

    Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity.

    We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation.

    Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do.

    At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact.

    We work in the true spirit of our corporate values : accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

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