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Assistant Lead Engineer - Bearing / Aux drive components

Requisition ID:  21181

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Assistant Lead Engineer - Bearing / Aux drive components
IN, Chennai | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 21181 

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a driving-force in the development of the wind power industry. Vestas’ core business comprises the development, manufacture, sale, marketing, and maintenance of Wind Turbines. Come and join us at Vestas!


Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Powertrain Module > Powertrain Quality


The Vestas Power Solution business unit brings the technology development of our wind turbine products. We are responsible for its development, verification, and industrialization. It is here that we lay the technological foundation for staying ahead as the global leader within sustainable energy. The Powertrain Module area in Aerodynamic & Mechanical department, which is accountable for the Powertrain System converting the mechanical energy from the wind into electrical energy. The Powertrain System consists of main components such as the main gearbox, generator, main shaft bearings, lubrication system, and auxiliary components such as brake, coupling, and suspension/damper system.
In the Powertrain Quality Sub Module, we support Warranty cases of Bearing, gearbox, torque arm, coupling, shrink disc, Generator components. This team also has the responsibility of reducing lost production factor (LPF) related to Alarm, Warranty, Design failures of PTR Components.



  • Ensuring the technical progress of our CIM (Warranty) projects, LPF cases
  • Collaboration with PM and technical experts (Functional Leads) in identifying RCA
  • Work on design improvement solution, coordination with adjacent components for sign-off
  • Work on closed-loop quality & lessons learned together with the development team
  • Coordinate the technical solution within the quality, time, and cost targets of the project
  • Prioritize the technical team's tasks based on the calculated impact to project targets
  • Identify & mitigate technical risks within the project scope & secure technical administration
  • Provide feedback & question solutions to optimize product design, participate in design reviews & supervise RCA / failure cases



  • Bachelor’s / Master’s in Mechanical / similar engineering
  • 5+ years of experience, desirable with bearing, gearbox, lubrication, the casting of main bearing housing, rotor lock
  • Product development experience
  • Specific work experience within the wind industry is beneficial
  • Knowledge in 3D CAD system, desirable CREO Parametric
  • Effective verbal and written communication with English as the primary working language



  • Oil debris Monitoring
  • Oil leakage - Seal solution
  • experience in resolving Bearing failure cases
  • Lubrication, Grease tray design experience
  • Knowledge of drivetrain components like torque arm, shrink disc, coupling
  • Understanding of Field issues/ failures
  • Knowledge on Close loop Quality


What We Offer
The right candidate will find an exciting and inspiring job, right at the forefront of developing technologies, which continuously improve the marketability of renewable energy. Naturally, joining the global leader within wind energy makes you part of an inspiring journey, and our international footprint and global supply- and manufacturing setup provide a multi-cultural work environment. The position we offer will provide you with great opportunities to develop your professional skills, advance your competencies, and develop your personality and leadership skills.


Additional Information
Your primary workplace will be Vestas India, Chennai
Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 30th January 2022.

About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels.