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Lead / Assistant Lead Engineer - Cost Out

Requisition ID:  31571

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Engineering

 Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time | Engineering 

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 > Nacelle Module > Nacelle Lifecycle Management


Nacelle LCM is part of the Nacelle module, which is responsible for all Post development of the Base frame, Yaw system,Cover,Cooling and conditioning ,Structure and internal, Transport, Construction and maintenance. The LCM department is working across the Nacelle module to secure world-class quality in both development and processes.
The NAC Module is international with departments in Denmark, Portugal,China and India



  • Encourage the Cost Out Ideas from Idea Stage to Implementation

  • Solve the Technical Risks

  • Align with Value chain stakeholders

  • Participate and encourage ideas from modules in Quarterly and monthly reviews

  • Technical responsible for idea and value creation

  • Review and agree on BC elements per idea

  • Setup & align tech. Expectations with each idea owners within modules

  • Review & bring all target ideas to a certain maturity level to meet overall targets

  • Setup Technical Reviews in module level



  • Bachelor's / Master's in Mechanical / Structural / Aerospace / Similar engineering

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience in Costout / VAVE/ VMA / Should Cost / design & development mechanical systems

  • Experience in shopfloor manufacturing is good to have

  • Experience in Technical Project Management is desired

  • Engineering Change Management (ECM)

  • Knowledge in ISO standards related to mechanical component design Systems engineering experience 



  • Quickly pick up on the array of software tools and processes we use in our workflow

  • Can develop innovative solutions to the requirements we face when performing these evaluates

  • Including development or introduction of new tools and processes into our workflow

  • Have a solid understanding of mechanical systems

  • Model new and change existing CAD models

  • Efficiently communicate with the Engineers

  • Succeed as part of a team and that it comes naturally for you to collaborate and share knowledge

  • Have the patience to listen to, understand and respect your colleagues

  • Are committed to testing the state-of-the art in Wind Turbine CAD technology

  • Like to work with complex engineering problems and have a creative approach to new tasks

  • Experience with Creo and PDM Link and Jira

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies and tools (e.g., Scrum)

  • Project Management or business education / experience 


What We Offer

An exciting opportunity to work in partnership with a truly Global team to support development of various WTG types. A job that comes with plenty of opportunities complemented with opportunities to be creative and innovative. 


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 28th February 2023.


About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.