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Senior Aero Blade Designer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH130057
  • Location: Netherlands, Hengelo
  • Sector: Technology, Senior Appointment, Renewables
  • Salary: €61000 - €101000 per annum
  • Date posted: 15/11/2018
This vacancy has now expired.

Our client one of the world leaders in the design, development and manufacture of wind turbines are offering an incredible opportunity for a Senior Aero Design Engineer paying a competitive salary of £61,000 - £101,000 per annum as well as an amazing benefits package with a structured career progression. This is an exciting opportunity for a target driven individual to come on board and join a team of highly skilled engineering professionals.

Senior Aero Design Engineer duties and responsibilities:

  • Acts as lead engineer Aero & Loads in NPD, Technology and/or Product Support Projects.
  • Supports DM in technical guidance of engineers and is capable to decide about content topics on behalf of the DM.
  • Makes design decisions by monitoring the design results and process conducted by the team.
  • Coordinates issues during the introduction of new technologies and support the DM in fundamental and applied research to improve or generate new technologies.
  • Responsible for the quality of the content delivered by the team members and pro-actively takes action to resolve technical risks, operational problems and minimize delays

Senior Aero Design Engineer desired Background:

  • At least 7 years of relevant working experience in international environment
  • Knowledge of wind turbine blade loads (specific) and wind turbine loads (general)
  • Knowledge of wind turbine blade control strategies
  • Knowledge of wind turbine blade structural design and dynamic behaviour
  • Knowledge of wind turbine blade aerodynamic design concepts and trade-offs (regarding performance, costs, manufacturability and reliability)
  • Knowledge of wind turbine noise generating mechanisms and prediction methods thereof
  • Knowledge of Aerodynamic and aeroacoustic add-ons

Senior Aero Design Engineer must have experience with:

  • Aero foil design for wind turbine blades
  • Wind tunnel testing of aerofoils
  • Setting up aerodynamic modelling data for blade simulation purposes
  • Simulating wind turbine blade aerodynamic models in aero-elastic wind turbine simulation software
  • CFD, on aero foil and 3D rotating wind turbine blade level
  • Setting up, executing and post-processing of wind turbine loads simulations
  • Using CAD software to create 3D surface models

If this sounds like something you are particularly interested in, please apply with an updated version of your CV to or feel free to give me a call on +442072689254.

For more information about this role please contact our London office