Director, Director for newly established Power Converters Department
For KK Wind Solutions A/S we are looking for a technology and entrepreneurial leader, who together with a dedicated and experienced team wants to develop top-of-the-line power converters with the overall purpose of creating a more sustainable future.
The department is new and so is the position. KK wants to revolutionize the realm of power converter and they are dedicating resources to come up with innovative new aka “never seen before” solutions for the wind turbine industry
“We have put together a team of experts that are already working well together. Now we need you to help set the stage for the team’s continued success,” says Vice President, Global Technology & Innovation, Henrik Fløe Mikkelsen – your possible new boss.
Nurture and grow the new product development department at KKWS
By joining the global team with HQ in Ikast, you will head the new Power Converters Department, which is part of KK´s Global Technology & Innovation department
The newly established – and still growing – team consists of engineers, that are all highly specialised within power converter hardware and software. The team handles both product and platform development tasks, and they have created a working environment, where exchange of ideas and challenging each other is the daily “modus operandi”
Ensure ground-breaking and new-to-the-world solutions
By taking the lead in this highly prioritised area, it will be up to you and your team to ensure innovative, competitive and modern power converter products and solutions. You will set the direction – not only for the team – but for the entire power converter technology area at KK.
In short, your key tasks will be to:
Develop and manage the department to ensure high performance that live up to our strategic goals
Actively participate in the concept development and challenge the team to aim higher
Ensure testing and verification of all solutions to ensure a superior quality
Set up and ensure technical support for the strategic business units at KK, so the team can assist with dedicated customer projects
Ensure that key stakeholders receive training in the product line offerings
Collaborate with our customers’ development departments and university research centres to scout new technology and generally create and maintain an international network of peers
Spread knowledge of new technologies to other areas of our company
You have extensive experience with power converter
As a person, you are self-driven and possess a professional and creative mindset. Moreover, you are a natural leader with an innate ability to attract and develop creative and innovative employees.
Moreover, we imagine that you have and hold:
MSc within power electronics
Solid experience within product development – both as a product developer – and as a product development manager with department and team responsibility
Proven positive track record within power electronic product development and design
Fluency in English
Why should you choose this job:
By joining KK Wind Solutions A/S you will besides the above mentioned become part of an organization with a clear purpose, a competitive strategy, strong values and ownership by AP Møller Holding. In your role you will be able to contribute to the strategic growth of the entire company. It is a unique chance to become member of a global company servicing global customers for a future based on wind energy.
Questions and application:
The recruitment process is handled by Brinch & Partners. Any question is welcome and please direct these to Partner Peter Bjerring.