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Position – Asst. Lead Engineer
Company – Vestas
Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN

Job description

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a driving force in the development of the wind power industry. Vestas’ core business comprises the development, manufacture, sale, marketing, and maintenance of Wind Turbines. Come and join us at Vestas!

Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Tower Module > Tower Internals

Tower Internals is a Sub Module of the Tower Module within the Aerodynamic & Mechanical area in Vestas Power Solutions (Vestas R&D). Vestas Power Solution is a business unit where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, maintained and tested. Vestas Power Solutions operates on a global scale with more than 1,300 employees.
Power Solutions, Tower module is the technology department responsible for the design and innovation of Vestas Towers. The Tower organization is 100+ solid responsible for the design, development, industrialization and lifecycle support of tower products.
We are a team of diverse people with different technical competencies, educational backgrounds and personal traits. We are very open-minded and encourage a go-do-approach.


  • Accountable for providing the most reliable and efficient designs for Tower Internals components
  • Accountable for analytical analysis of the components besides the numerical simulations for structural strength evaluations
  • Identify & implement new technology projects in design of Tower Internals for wind turbines
  • Ensure technical policy making to secure progress in the projects and supervise technical reviews
  • Prioritize the technical team’s tasks based on the calculated impact to project targets
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks within the project scope
  • Supervise and align project issues with stakeholders
  • Deliver and assist in developing/optimize designs and design methodologies
  • Deliver the technical solution within quality, time and cost targets of the project
  • Training FEA members


  • Bachelor / Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, with solid proven experience of working in relevant similar field e.g. with experience of diligently loaded structures
  • Practical hands on experience in design of structures and validation at full scale / sub-structural level
  • Experience with ANSYS / APDL is essential as well as understanding of programming, e.g. Python or MATLAB is desirable
  • Experience with design of towers for wind turbines or other mast/chimney structures
  • Experience in Mechanical design and specification in compliance with relevant international standards
  • Experience in a multi-cultural environment with an international organization


  • In-depth knowledge in Structural Mechanics of diligently loaded structures is essential
  • Broad Knowledge in Engineering Basics
  • Systematic and problem solving-oriented
  • Ability to plan, scope and organize work package execution
  • Team member with solid collaboration focus and ability to motivate colleagues within project team encouraging a collaborative environment
  • Good communication skills to report effectively on the project status at all levels of an organization
  • Good stakeholder management skills and the ability to build relationships with the value-stream
  • Self-motivated and target focused – Innovative and enthusiastic with good attention to detail and willingness to take ownership to go the extra mile

What We Offer

We offer you a exciting job with good professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment at an established manufacturer of wind turbines. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a solid technical and commercial commitment. You will get a innovative opportunity to influence building of complex projects and your position in an informal and rapidly developing environment.

Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be Vestas India, Chennai.
Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 14th July 2021.

About Vestas

Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do.

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

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