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The manufacture of wind energy plants in the on-shore segment has been our core competence and passion for around 35 years. With more than 37 GW installed capacity worldwide, our turbines supply sustainable energy to more than 80% of the global energy market and we are one of the largest companies in the wind industry. National subsidiaries in more than 30 markets and production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, Mexico and India offer our more than 8,500 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation.

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Control Design Engineer (m/f/d) - Control Loads Product Development


Hamburg, DE

DEPARTMENT:  Engineering


  • As part of Control Design you will contribute in a multidisciplinary team to the design of the wind power plant distributed controller in the wind turbine and power plant level with a broad overview on mechanical loads and grid constrains using MBD approaches.
  • Effective interaction, communication and collaboration with aerodynamic, electrical, mechanical engineers in a global team-based environment to meet the design requirements.
  • Develop new algorithms for certifying new turbines COE driven for load reduction and improving the grid integration of the wind power plant
  • Develop analytical models for stability analysis for the wind turbine
  • Perform simulations to assess and validate the controller solution
  • Support to the controller integration and validation in the different targets
  • Investigate and analyse complex control issues in the fleet and develop corrective actions



  • MS or Ph.D. degree in Mechanical, Control, or Electrical Engineering field
  • High knowledge on Control Design Techniques (QFT, Robust Control, MIMO)
  • Good knowledge on Load Analysis with Aeroelastic codes (Aeroelasticity, Load Assessment)
  • High experience with Mechanical and Electrical Systems modelling with Matlab / Simulink, ControlSystem, Simscape…
  • Desirable with Embedded Coding Generation and RT systems for Control Applications.
  • Desirable SW and programming skills in C/ C++, IEC 61131-3 (ST), Python, SVN/Git
  • Languages/Level: English (very good written and spoken). Ideally skills in Spanish and German.
  • Profile: Independent, reliable and systematic/structured way of working. Strong communication and team skills paired with intercultural competence.
  • Minimum work experience of 2-3 years, valuable experience from other WTG manufacturer company



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