Vestas is Hiring | Lead Engineer |

Position – Assistant Lead Engineer – Switchgear & Cables
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!

Applications, Controls & Electrical > Converter & Electrical Module > Switchgear & Cables

Vestas Power Solutions is where new product ideas or technologies are matured, developed, tested and improved. To put it short, Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. We are shaping the future of modern energy. The Switchgear and Cables team is part of Vestas Converter & Electrical Engineering Module in R&D organization Vestas Power Solutions. The team is an essential contributor in making the current and future wind turbines more efficient and cost effective by developing electrical components such as switchgears and cables. This is done by being responsible for development and maintenance of the components according to the full value chain requirements. The daily work will be within a broad network of stakeholders and electrical specialists so you can set the standard for tomorrows design. You will be part of the Global Switchgear and Cables team that is spread all through Denmark, India and Portugal.


  • Conceptual design and specification of High Voltage Equipment
  • Create requirement specification for High Voltage Switchgears & Cables
  • Conduct peer and technical reviews according to the design project model
  • Supplier management and review of suppliers design
  • Set targets for how to qualify components and create test verification procedures
  • Approve suppliers tests with and write test- and design verification reports
  • Approve test and validation of prototypes
  • Provide technical support to strategic purchaser in evaluating supplier performance
  • Participate in QA Audits at suppliers facilities & implementation of equipment into our turbine platform


  • Minimum Master’s / Bachelor’s in Marine / Mechanical/Electrical Engineering / Service Engineering or similar
  • Practical experience in HV equipment, design on HV power systems (Switchgear / Cable)
  • Experienced in writing design specifications & verification reports
  • Structured, open-minded, trusted, aspirational, communicative, self-motivated & robust
  • Good at presenting technical material to peers and management
  • Willing to travel (25-30 days in a year)


  • Can see the value of international collaboration with colleagues all over the world
  • Can confront new opportunities with positivity, creativity, and a natural ability for innovation
  • Thrive with varied tasks and frequent changes in a global environment
  • Its innovative & through others in large-scale development projects
  • Professional in written & verbal

What We Offer
We offer a truly global opportunity in a project-oriented organization with good opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where the emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a solid technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will be directly involved and propel the development of a core system in a wind turbine.

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 31 July 2022.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
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