Aero Addons (Plastic Material Selection) Expert

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
10 Nov 2016
31 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Join the world's leading wind turbine manufacture and help reduce the cost of energy by delivering world class products as part of a creative, innovation and fast moving team in the Vestas Rotor, Tower and Controls technology development department

Engineer Wind Turbine Performance Upgrade Products
Technology & Service Solutions >> Rotor, Tower & Control >>Aero, Acoustics and Options

The Aero, Acoustic and Options Engineering team within the Rotor, Tower and Control department of Vestas TSS division is responsible for the delivery of new and innovative products and technology that support and increase the performance of the base wind turbine and for supporting in service products.


  • Ownership of assigned product(s) from within the Performance Upgrade Product portfolio (Root Vortex Generators, Gurney Flaps, Serrated Trail Edge and Blade Tip Extensions)
  • Robust engineering to ensure 100% reliable and performing products over the 20 year design life
  • Defining the performance requirements/characteristics and monitoring infield performance for the performance upgrade products
  • Driving current performance upgrade product(s) across entire wind turbine product portfolio as appropriate (ownership of the relevant business cases)
  • Owning and improving the current performance upgrade products
  • Participating in the creation of the technology strategy for future performance upgrade products
  • Providing pro-active and reactive repair solutions for damaged systems
  • Experience/ Participation in developing and integrating components onto structures.
  • Design and development capabilities in mechanical systems.
  • Experience in developing composite and plastic products across value chain.


  • A relevant Master's or Bachelor's degree (Prefer Mechanical and Aeronautical engineering)
  • Min. 8 Years working experience which include 4 years of relevant work experience with proven technical leadership of complex multi-disciplinary projects.


  • Experience in developing composite and plastic products across value chain
  • Self-motivated with outstanding interpersonal skills with both internal and external teams
  • Experience in improving performance of wind turbine by using Root Vortex Generators, Gurney Flaps,Serrated Trail Edge, Blade Tip Extensions etc
  • Effective verbal and written communication with strong influencing skills
  • Experience in working in an entrepreneurial, market- and innovation-driven environment.
  • Ability to work remotely from other members of the team and stakeholders spread across continents.

What we offer:
We offer you a career in a global organisation with excellent opportunities for cross cultural and personal development. Emphasis is placed on the balance between meeting demanding deadlines and developing high quality innovative solutions to the business.
You will be joining a team working at a high professional level in a high pace environment and with a high level of commitment. As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results

Additional information:
Your primary workplace will be Vestas India, Chennai.
Must have a willingness to travel approximately 20% of the time.
Please contact Prangana at 044-2450 5470 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.