Power Electronics Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
12 Jul 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you experienced with power electronics design? Do you want to work with a team of highly skilled engineers on the core system of a wind turbine? If so, you could be our new Power Electronics Engineer to join our team.

Vestas R&D
Technology & Service Solutions, Nacelle Power & Handling, Electrical Power & Control, Converter Electrical & High Voltage.

The Converter Electrical & High Voltage department is part of Vestas R&D organization Technology & Service Solutions. The department is an essential contributor in making the current and future wind turbines more efficient and cost effective by developing the electrical power conversion components as power stack (power electronics), transformer and switch gear. This is done by being responsible for development and maintenance of the components according to the full value chain requirements. All Vestas products are based on internally developed converters since electrical power conversion is at the core of how a wind turbine performs, operates and interacts with the electrical grid.

  • Specification and design of power electronic to converter systems.
  • Specification and design of filters for grid connected power converters.
  • Establishment of predicted failure rates for proposed designs
  • Drive cost out and component qualification activities .
  • Create Design Verification Plans, Procedures and Test Reports
  • Set targets for how to qualify power components.
  • Establish Critical To Quality's for principal components.
  • Review engineering designs.
  • Participate in supplier quality evaluation.
  • A bachelor/master in a relevant area, i.e. power electronics, electrical engineering.
  • Experience from power electronics design 4 Years
  • Experience in working with test and verification of power electronics.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Experienced in project execution in matrix organization.
  • Process oriented and have a structured way to work.
  • Proactive personality, good communication and stakeholder management.
  • Lead, guide, advise and share knowledge with team and stakeholders.
  • Build strong network, develop and maintain relationships in a global environment.
  • Good Communication skills.
What we offer:
We offer a true global challenge in a project-oriented organization with excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where 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 strong technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will be directly involved and drive the development of a core system in a wind turbine.

Additional information:
For more details, please contact Leela at 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.