Senior Product Engineer- PV Module (m/f/d)

Madrid (Spain)
Job vacancy
Company Statement
The new sustainability: want to join a renewable energy pioneer? Our mission is to advance large-scale photovoltaic to meet the growing global demand for clean electricity. Come be a part of our success story!
Intro Paragraph
In the Senior Product Engineer role for the PV module at ib Vogt GmbH, you directly contribute to our product excellence. Reporting to the Head of Engineering Technology in Berlin, Germany, this position is a blend of engineering and management responsibilities with internal departments and suppliers. Your focus is on steering the product qualification process, including quality arrangements, making it an integral part of our operations. You bring practical technical skills, effective project management, and a dedicated commitment to advancing sustainable energy solutions, guiding the design, optimization, and integration of essential components in our solar energy projects.
Your Job
  • Analyze and assess the PV Module market to understand and evaluate the business impact of the latest innovations and developments in the industry. 
  • Assessment of the latest advancements in terms of PV module technologies and manufacturing processes to understand the new challenges associated with the changes in characteristics and parameters of PV Modules. 
  • Manage interfaces with module manufacturers/suppliers, in-house Procurement team, and third-party testing laboratories/service providers for qualification of module suppliers/manufacturers. 
  • Prepare quarterly reports/presentations in collaboration with the Procurement team for briefing the internal teams (Engineering, EPC Projects, Business Development, and Portfolio Management) about the latest developments in the PV module industry. 
  • Review and validation of PAN files provided by Module Suppliers / Manufacturers against Module datasheets and third-party PAN file creation reports. 
  • Draft module testing annex in consultation with third-party service providers considering international standards and best practices within the industry 
  • Negotiate and agree on module testing annex with individual module suppliers/manufacturers for future projects.
  • Review the Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI) reports provided by the third-party services providers to understand the quality of the modules produced for ib vogt projects. Participate in Technical.
  • Symposiums and Forums to gather information on the latest developments and cutting-edge research in the field of PV modules. 
  • Frequently review and update the module testing annex to reflect changes in standards/norms and market developments.  
Your profile
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy, or a related field.
  • 5-10 years experience working in Solar industry.
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing, and developing Solar projects.
  • Strong understanding of solar energy technologies and components.
  • In-depth knowledge of modules products
  • Proficiency in PVSyst, Helios3D & PVCASE software and other design tools.
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • A passion for renewable energy and sustainability.
We offer you
  • 30 days of holiday
  • Possibility to work flexibly
  • A truly international working environment with colleagues from all over the world
  • An open-minded, friendly and highly motivated team
  • Interesting and challenging tasks in a growing future-oriented industry
  • Very good opportunities for professional and personal development
  • Competitive remuneration