Materials Engineer Surface Coating

    Do you want to develop, improve and specify the surface coatings for wind turbine blades of today and tomorrow? then you might be our new materials engineer

    A key role in developing blade surface technologies
    We are strengthening our team in the Materials and Processes department; hence we have established a new position to expand our expertise in surface coatings. Together with a team of experts you will be improving and developing our blade surface material technology base.

    You will play a key role in the development, qualification and implementation of new or improved blade surface technologies. You will be the technical lead in projects and work cross-functionally with colleagues among others from Engineering, Sourcing, Supplier Quality and Operations spread across the globe. You will be finding and investigating new surface materials and technologies on the market in direct communication with material suppliers.

    You are the type of person that seeks to optimize the balance between functional performance, sustainability, cost, process ability and cycle time through evaluation, testing, documentation and implementation.

    You can expect to spend time with our laboratory technicians to verify and validate surface material properties. You will be involved or even lead plant trials and the global implementation of the improved or new surface coating technologies. You will be involved in general surface material quality improvements in the factories, where a hands-on mentality is key.

    Collaborate with testing lab and define and execute strategy for blade surface materials
    As our new colleague, you will:

    • Maintain and develop surface material specifications and associated documentation
    • Collaborate with our LM material testing  lab in verification and validation of surface material
    • Work with global operations and plants to improve and implement surface material technologies
    • Participate as a commodity team member defining and executing the global commodity strategy for surface materials
    • Contribute to and execute the departmental surface material development strategy to support the product platforms and technology roadmap

    Engineer background with coating application experience
    The ideal candidate:

    • Has a global perspective and always drives towards striking an optimum balance between cost, productivity, quality and performance
    • Is an excellent communicator between functions and cultures that works well across departments and time zones
    • Is flexible, energetic, curious and outgoing
    • Has an analytical/scientific mind-set combined with a pragmatic hands-on mentality
    • Holds a relevant engineering degree (for example a Chemical Engineer) and has experience with coating application
    • Has experience with various chemistries for coatings, e.g. polyester/ vinyl ester gelcoat, polyurethane paints, etc.
    • Has experience in characterization and testing of coatings
    • Holds a Six Sigma Green Belt or has understanding of the Lean Six Sigma business philosophy and methodology

    English is our corporate language, and we expect that you have a high level, both in written and spoken English.  As a person, you are a team player who will always consider the bigger picture, you take responsibility and you set high quality standards in your own work. You can work in a structured way, and are able to complete tasks independently.

     

    Exciting career prospects
    We offer a challenging position in an international organization of professional and highly qualified colleagues and leaders, where you will have ample opportunity of gaining experience and grow. For the right applicant, the job offers possibilities of career progression and personal development. You can expect travel of ca. 30 days per year.

    Location: Lunderskov, Denmark

    Are you our new Materials Engineer?

    Apply here as soon as possible. We handle applications continuously.

    For any questions, you are welcome to contact:
    Morten Olesen, Senior Manager, Liquids at mol@lmwindpower.com or on +45 51 38 83 13.

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    Technology center

    Østre Allé 1
    6640 Lunderskov
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