Development Engineer - Transport & Handling Tools

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
12 Jul 2016
22 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an energy professional with a strong knowledge in Wind resource assessment domain, who would have been involved with feasibility studies as well as operational assessments of assets producing high quality reports.

Development Engineer - Transport & Handling Tools
Technology & Service Solutions/ Nacelle, Power & Handling/Transport & Handling Tools

Transport & Handling is a department within Vestas R&D organization, Technology & Service Solutions (TSS). TSS is a cornerstone of Vestas and is shaping the future of modern energy by developing and maturing new products and technologies. The Transport & Handling department is responsible for developing and maintaining concepts, processes and tools for Transport, Installation and Maintenance of our wind turbines. We are involved in new turbine development as well as maintenance and optimization of the existing fleet.Transport & Handling Tools is a part of the Transport & Handling department. The team is responsible for designing and specifying all custom tools needed in order to Transport, Install and Maintain Vestas wind turbines in the best possible way.

  • As Development Engineer in Transport & Handling Tools you develop and design innovative tooling solutions in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  • You take ownership and lead the development from concept and requirement specification on to final verification of prototype.
  • You are inventive and take pride in delivering high quality on time to benefit our business.
  • As part of the process you use your experience and theoretical knowledge.
  • You compose relevant design documentation and ensure adherence to relevant legislation.
  • Further you compile sourcing documentation and support the value chain.

  • Relevant engineering degree e.g. Mechanical design (B.Sc/M.Sc)
  • Documented experience within the field of lifting, transporting and handling large components
  • Experienced in 3D-Modeling and 2D-drafting, preferably using CREO
  • Experienced in analytical verification
  • Experience in FE analysis, preferably using ANSYS
  • Experience with programming in e.g. mathCad or MATLAB
  • Knowledge of relevant standards

  • Methodical and structured way of working
  • Technical leadership including ability to manage deadlines and plans
  • Good communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work self-driven; independently and in teams
  • Capable of working in a large international organization
  • Excellent understanding of the business and value chain

What we offer:
We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment as part of the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a broad interface and work closely with colleagues from all parts and levels of the organization. We value initiative and willingness to take ownership.

Additional information:
Work place is Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Limited travel to be expected, 2 - 3 weeks per year
Please contact Leela at 044-66088017 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.