Lead Engineer




Brighton, CO

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  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
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    Position summary

    meet production goals and quality standards.

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop innovative solutions for complex manufacturing tasks.

    • Assist in development and deployment of a variety of additive manufacturing technologies such as SLS, FFF, SLM, DED, SLA/DLP, and more in a wide range of applications for the business.

    • Conduct feasibility studies and cost analyses to evaluate the implementation of new manufacturing technologies and equipment.

    • Assist in developing the design, development, and integration of automated systems and applied robotics into a variety of manufacturing processes including mechanical assembly, composites, and metal forming processes.

    • Development of design prototypes and design of experiments for proof-of-concept exercises.

    • Provide technical expertise and support to manufacturing teams to troubleshoot issues and optimize production workflows.

    • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends in advanced manufacturing, robotics, and mechatronics to promote continuous improvement and innovation.

    • Develop and maintain documentation, including SOPs, work instructions, and engineering drawings, to ensure compliance with quality standards and regulatory requirements.

    • Participate in project planning and execution, including resource allocation, timeline management, and budget oversight.


    • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics, or a related field.

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in advanced manufacturing, with a focus on 3D printing systems, robotics, mechatronics, and mechanical design.

    • Familiarity using standard hand and powered shop tools.

    • Basic knowledge of use of CNC and manual machining equipment.

    • Basic knowledge of electrical and electronics troubleshooting.

    • Knowledge of various metal fabrication techniques such as welding and cold metal forming processes.

    • Proven history of advanced projects involving the design and implementation of automated manufacturing systems.

    • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, CATIA, Creo, Fusion 360, etc.) and simulation tools for mechanical design and analysis.

    • Proficiency in basic programming using known languages such as Python, C, VB, etc.

    • Experience or ability to learn and use OLRP systems such as ROS, RoboDK, Robot Studio, etc.

    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues and propose effective solutions.

    • Good communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.

    • Experience with project management methodologies and tools is a bonus.

    • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations related to robotics, additive and advanced manufacturing processes, and equipment.


    • Highly independent and self-initiated to learn.

    • Highly skilled in problem-solving, analysis and debugging.

    • Flexibility and embracing change as new opportunities.

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects without losing focus or compromising quality.

    • Being effective at delegation and guiding others

    • Being skilled in estimating tasks and communicating with a broad range of global stakeholders

    • A mindset of improving quality and processes by reducing complexity and by elegant implementation

    • Ability to work hands on with physical tools.

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    DEIB Statement
    At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

    About Vestas
    Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
    Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field.
    With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution - today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
    Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
    To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at https://www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.

    Why you should apply for a job to Vestas:

  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.