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Performance Engineer

Posted 3 April by NPOWER Featured Ended


We are currently looking for an experienced Performance Engineer to support our Technical Performance Management Team based at our offices in Swindon.

Main Purpose of the Job:
This role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience within a company operating approximately 2GW of onshore wind. This role presents a wide range of opportunities presented by the differing technologies and age of the assets. The team has significant scope for implementing improvements resulting in the ability to influence asset improvements on a regular basis.
This role is not restricted to UK assets, but encompasses all innogy onshore wind assets, increasing the diversity of the work and introducing additional challenges and interest to the work.
Key responsibilities include monitoring the performance of the wind onshore portfolio as part of a team and working closely with Operations to address identified issues and implement improvements. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support key milestones in a wind farms life as well as contractual negotiations developing a  wider knowledge of the wind farm life. This role allows the successful candidate to utilise problem solving skills and good communication skills to truly influence the performance and revenue of our fleet.
The relative age of this industry will allow the successful applicant to steer the future development of analysis systems through idea generation and implementation of analysis code and processes.
This is an exciting role for candidates interested in variety, with a desire to innovate and looking for the opportunity to travel.

Knowledge & Skills required:
University degree in scientific, physics, engineering and/or mathematical studies
Strong technical analytical skills
Knowledge of wind farm operations and wind farm SCADA systems (desirable)
Good written and oral communication skills
Good ability to self-manage a multitude of tasks and work independently, when required
Good team working skills
Ability to maintain high levels of drive and energy

Why work for us
As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long term ambitions.
We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make. We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.

Competitive salary, 15% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare and 25 days holiday.



Company Overview

innogy SE is Germany’s leading energy company, with revenue of around €44 billion (2016), more than 40,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe. With its three business segments Grid & Infrastructure, Retail and Renewables, innogy addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world.

With an installed capacity of more than 900 megawatts in offshore wind and with over 1900 megawatts in onshore wind, innogy is one of the major renewable energy operators in Europe.

The UK renewables business is innogy’s second largest operational market and central to its continued growth plans.  We are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate and invest millions each year as part of our community funds.  innogy’s goal is to create a sustainable energy system that leaves an environment worth living for future generations – and the basis is energy from renewable sources.


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