Electrical Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
19 Nov 2016
26 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vestas offers you challenging career opportunities within a global organization. As the world's leading supplier of wind power solutions, we have delivered more than 55,000 wind turbines in over 70 countries. Over 20,000 employees are eager to welcome new, dedicated colleagues on our journey to a more sustainable future. Would you like to join us?

Electrical Engineer-Product Management

Vestas Wind Technology & Service Solutions
Product Management / Technical Sales Management, BoP Engineering

The Balance of Plant Engineering Department provides technical support to the Sales, Construction and Service organization for electrical Balance of Plant (BoP), generator grid connection, and other technical aspects of key Sales projects within the Asia Pacific and China region.


  • Sales Support: Support the technical bid offers and negotiations to support securing wind farm project sales. Managing electrical, grid connection and other technical aspects of the technical bid and working with other engineering disciplines within the region and with the R&D organisation. Identifying and mitigating technical contract risk.
  • Balance of Plant Optimization : Working with clients and subcontractors to optimize electrical infrastructure to maximize performance and minimize the cost of energy while ensuring technical and grid compliance.
  • Grid Code Support: Support in the assessment of grid code requirements, today and in the future and to develop solutions to comply with the grid code requirements. Participate in grid code and wind industry working groups and conduct presentations to power system operators.
  • Grid Integration Support: Involvement in wind farm grid integration assessments to help optimize and ensure grid compliance of proposed wind farms.
  • Construction Support: Working with clients and subcontractor's and power system operators to ensure a successful and compliant wind farm project (electrical infrastructure). Review wind farm electrical infrastructure design.
  • Procurement Support: - Support the electrical equipment specification and procurement process working with suppliers to match the overall project deliverable and objectives.


  • Minimum 5 years' experience in the wind industry or equivalent;
  • High Voltage Substations experience desirable but not essential;
  • Power Systems Engineering Experience - Power Quality, Grid Code Compliance and Power System Modelling (PSS/E or similar);
  • Experience in technical sales contract negotiations and deal closure especially power generating equipment would be well regarded;
  • Commercial insight / experience / interest in the grid connection of generation systems and previous interaction with power system operators in one or more local markets (India, and Asia Pacific) would be highly regarded.;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (in English) and an additional regional language such as Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, would be well regarded.


  • Independent, flexible, proactive and can work under pressure;
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to build networks internally and externally;
  • Up to 20% international travel time may be required.

What We Offer:
Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, competitive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a brilliant future! To meet business growing needs, Vestas needs talented people to join us on our journey.
We care and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: A broad program of on job training, a perfect platform for professional and personal development and bonus program. We put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.

Additional Information:
Primary work location: Chennai, India,
For further information please contact: Leela - 044-66088017.

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.