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Assistant Lead Engineer - Design

Requisition ID:  33534

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!


Aerodynamics & Mechanical > Hub Module >  Hub TCM


Hub TCM department is part of Hub module. Hub TCM team is responsible for process and tool design for transportation, installation and service of components in Hub module. Its global team located in Chennai and Denmark.



  • Accountable for providing the most robust, committed, efficient tooling design solution with highest performance for transport and handling equipment for wind turbine components

  • Accountable for understanding, clarifying and reviewing tooling design specification, design verification & validation, design risk associated in manufacturing value chain

  • Supervise product development from concept and requirement specification on to final verification of prototype and support the process development

  • Drive process improvements with innovative solutions in order to deliver the projects more efficiently, regular workshops, SOA etc

  • Contribute to cost reduction and improve quality through standardization, modularization and process efficiency improvements

  • Promote knowledge sharing,train new employees & contribute to team competency building

  • Ensure cross functional collaboration with relevant interface owners throughout the value chain

  • Deliver the technical solution within quality, time and cost targets of the project



  • Bachelor's / Master's in Civil / Aerospace / Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Similar specialization

  • Minimum 5+ yrs. (2-3 yrs. in Transport, Construction & Maintenance) experience in Product design in Heavy Engineering or Material Handling Industry

  • Experience in Mechanical design and specification in compliance with relevant international standards

  • Experience in a multi-cultural environment with an international organization



  • In-depth knowledge in Structural Mechanics is essential

  • Experience in 3D-Modeling and 2D-drafting, e.g. using CREO/ PDMLink and project execution through SAP/ERP/ECM systems

  • Broad Knowledge in Engineering Basics

  • Work experience in GD&T

  • Work Experience/or Exposure to lifting tools and structural designs

  • Knowledge on FEA (E.g. ANSYS)

  • Knowledge of design for manufacturing and e.g. insight into wind turbines, e.g. welding processes and material properties

  • Knowledge of Wind turbines & Heavy lifting/ Transportation equipment

  • Exposure or Experience with International engineering standards like ASME/EN/ISO etc

  • Exposure to CE marking/DFMEA/risk assessment etc. needed for product development

  • Should be result oriented with a solid focus on the task and to be able to meet the deadlines with the right quality


What We Offer

We offer you a career in a global organization with great opportunities for cross cultural and personal development. Emphasis is placed on the balance between meeting complex 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 attractive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to make an effort to achieve results


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 31st March 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.