Senior Product engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
01 Nov 2016
21 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to play a key role in the Product Technical Lead function specifying the next generation of Wind Turbines? Do you have a strong technical background and are you motivated by leading integrated product development via cross functional and cross organizational teams in Denmark and abroad?

Technology & Service Solutions
Platform Management, Product Leads

Through innovation, development and continuous product improvements we continuously develop our products and technologies to reduce the cost of energy to ensure highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas.
The Product Leads department is responsible for product specification, feasibility studies and technical execution all done through cross functional teams. You will have to deliver standardized and modular product families configurable to customer needs and meet the agreed product performance KPIs.
The main team is located in Denmark but is expanding abroad to meet the demand of a growing and challenging business where local presence and optimization to local conditions is critical to success.

  • Lead execution of Product feasibility studies to identify product configurations or variants optimized towards local conditions; customer needs, local value chain capability
  • Define project scope and lead project break down into work packages together with the project team
  • Lead integrated product development via cross functional and cross organizational teams.
  • Drive contact to local authorities, establish overview of local requirements and ensure product approval to these.
  • Support to technical sale to support in defining the optimal product configuration for specific sales projects and gathering input for local product variants
  • Translate Customer and Value Chain expectations into design requirements and allocate to system level ensuring best balance in design
  • Maintain technical risks overview and ensure that proper mitigations are in place.
  • Provide technical specification for the product and product verification strategy.

  • A M.Sc. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 10 years' experience either as wind turbine specialist, or specialist within related main components or systems
  • 10 years' experience with a larger organization dealing with complex products

  • Good understanding of fundamental machine and components
  • Analytical approach and ability to drill down and communicate complex issues in easy understandable terms and actions.

What we offer:
We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development 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:
Primary work location: Vestas, Chennai, India.
Please contact Leela at 044-66088017 for further details

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 78 GW of wind turbines in 75 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 68 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas' more than 21,900 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.