Condition/Vibration Monitoring Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
12 Sep 2016
02 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Join Vestas and you will find yourself working in a true spirit of collaboration while enjoying the knowledge that you are making a positive difference to the world

Sales & Business Unit
Condition Monitoring & Analytics

Condition Monitoring & Analytics team is part of Service Product Management in Global Service, mainly focusing on monitoring activities such as analysis on vibrational data and standard signals to measure performance and determine condition of the wind turbines and components, combining and developing methods to detect and highlight potential failures and damages before they happen, playing a key role to optimize service operations

  • 3 years of experience in industry with Vibration Analysis, Condition Monitoring
  • Experience on SKF or BKV technologies
  • Good Understanding about working knowledge of Vibration Analysis Softwares, Vibration Data Acquisition systems, Vibration sensors and various Condition Monitoring techniques
  • Expertise on Root Cause Failure Analysis, Basic Fault Diagnosis and Condition Evaluation
  • Experienced on the commercial side, and decidedly "hands-on" and not just theoretical
  • Bring not just an analytics-orientation, but the ability to use analytics to drive key success metrics related to yield management and revenue generation
  • Fluency in English and have good communication, presentation skills
  • Six Sigma - DMAIC/DFSS, good understanding about application of various statistical tools in data analysis and problem solving
  • Good understanding on gearbox, generator and bearing failure modes and problem solving
  • Exposure to Condition Monitoring of Wind Turbines
  • Knowledge on Matlab and R is a plus
  • Primary duties will be monitoring and diagnosing the health condition of wind turbine gearboxes, main bearings and generators to highlight potential failures and/or damages before they happen
  • Technical reporting of potential reliability conditions
  • Constant interaction with service operations performing a follow up on the alerts detected by the system and the technical actions applied on field
  • Improvement of alert definitions and monitoring templates based on feedback from field
  • Knowledge sharing to spread technical solutions
  • Support to service operations on interpreting the predictive models to optimize maintenance
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Programs.

  • M.E/M.Tech/B.E./B.Tech. - Mechanical Engineer
  • Level II Vibration Certification as defined by ISO 10816-2

  • A strong Mechanical and Electrical background including field troubleshooting will be a distinct advantage as well as previous maintenance experience within the power plant sector
  • Experience with vibration, Infrared, airborne ultrasound, balancing, NDT, Alignments or Root Cause Failure Analysis, basic fault diagnosis and condition evaluation
  • Pro-active, structured, self-motivated, communicative, reliable, credible, open minded, ambitious
  • Good presentation skills
  • Should be willing to travel abroad
What we offer:
We offer an exciting and international job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development possibilities 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:
Please contact Prangana 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.