Senior Product engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
01 Nov 2016
04 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to play a key role in the Product Technical Lead function specifying the next generation of Wind Turbines? Do you have a strong technical background and are you motivated by leading integrated product development via cross functional and cross organizational teams in Denmark and abroad?

Technology & Service Solutions
Platform Management, Product Leads

Through innovation, development and continuous product improvements we continuously develop our products and technologies to reduce the cost of energy to ensure highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas.
The Product Leads department is responsible for product specification, feasibility studies and technical execution all done through cross functional teams. You will have to deliver standardized and modular product families configurable to customer needs and meet the agreed product performance KPIs.
The main team is located in Denmark but is expanding abroad to meet the demand of a growing and challenging business where local presence and optimization to local conditions is critical to success.

  • Lead execution of Product feasibility studies to identify product configurations or variants optimized towards local conditions; customer needs, local value chain capability
  • Define project scope and lead project break down into work packages together with the project team
  • Lead integrated product development via cross functional and cross organizational teams.
  • Drive contact to local authorities, establish overview of local requirements and ensure product approval to these.
  • Support to technical sale to support in defining the optimal product configuration for specific sales projects and gathering input for local product variants
  • Translate Customer and Value Chain expectations into design requirements and allocate to system level ensuring best balance in design
  • Maintain technical risks overview and ensure that proper mitigations are in place.
  • Provide technical specification for the product and product verification strategy.

  • A M.Sc. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 10 years' experience either as wind turbine specialist, or specialist within related main components or systems
  • 10 years' experience with a larger organization dealing with complex products

  • Good understanding of fundamental machine and components
  • Analytical approach and ability to drill down and communicate complex issues in easy understandable terms and actions.

What we offer:
We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer. 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 strong technical commitment.

Additional information:
Primary work location: Vestas, Chennai, India.
Please contact Sanchita Pande - 044-6608 8036 for further details.

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.