Assistant Lead Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
12 Jul 2016
20 Oct 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.

Mechanical Engineer /Asst. Lead - Tower Internals - Tower Engineering
Technology & Service Solutions /Rotor, Towers & Control/Tower Engineering

Tower Engineering in Technology & Service Solutions is maintaining and developing the complete Vestas tower program. The tasks range from structural engineering over highly specialized FEM calculations, requirements specifications, DFMEA, test planning and execution to risk assessments and compilation of certification documentation.

Tower Internals is a sub-department of Tower Engineering. The department is responsible for design of all internals: access ladder, platforms, internal ladders, lift, HSE and compliance to the standards applicable to the markets where the towers are sold and also for the complete BOM of Towers including the Tower structure.

Focus is on securing sound, cost-optimized and production friendly solutions and at the same time fulfilling the overall requirements to safety and functionality for the products.

Additionally, process efficiency and lead time reduction is of key importance in order to fulfill Vestas' overall ambitions of delivering products, which are configured to customer needs in a timely manner.

The team is located at 3 different sites: Aarhus and Lem in Denmark and in Chennai, India. The team consists of 15 highly skilled technical designers and engineers with background in mechanical engineering.

  • Development of detailed designs and integration into the modular architecture and product configuration.
  • Fulfill role as lead for one or more internals components/modules.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant HSE standards.
  • Ensure cross functional collaboration with relevant interface owners throughout the value chain.
  • Contribute to cost reduction and improve quality through standardization, modularization and process efficiency improvements.
  • Leverage on parameterized design for automatic generation of 3D models and 2D drawings where possible.
  • Implementation of configurable CAD models.


  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of full design life cycle, from requirements scoping to end of life of a product
  • Experience of practical design , DFM & DFA
  • Experience from larger R&D organization.
  • 6-14 years of industry experience

  • You have proven technical experience, and drive development through use of advanced CAD systems
  • Expert or experienced user of advanced CAD systems and integration of PDM and option systems
  • Preferably an experienced user in PTC's CAD systems - i.e. Creo, PDM link and Options Modeler
  • Experience with integrated product development and modularization
  • Experience with design of load carrying structures using both analytical and FE analysis.
  • Knowledge of design for manufacturing and preferably insight into wind turbines
  • Knowledge of mechanical design and relevant design and HSE standards
  • Process oriented and structured way of working
  • Proactive and solution oriented
  • Good communicator and possesses English skills at a high level.

What we offer:

We offer a challenging workplace with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer.
The department places high focus on a relaxed working environment where professional skills can be developed and enhanced.

Additional information:
Please contact Leela at 044-66088007 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.