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Lead / Assistant Lead Engineer - FEA

Requisition ID:  34727

Chennai, TN, IN

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

 Vestas Factory

Specialist | 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

  • Structural analysis of transportation, installation and service tools using ANSYS

  • Hand calculation of simple engineering problems

  • Reporting of FE results and getting it approved from functional leads

  • Recommend design solutions based on FEA results to designers

  • Deliver analysis results on-time within estimated budget

  • Establish FE guidelines for designers

  • Mentoring of design engineers in FEA whenever needed

  • 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 Mechanical / Aerospace / Production / Similar specialization

  • Minimum 8+ years experience in FEA supporting Product design in Heavy Engineering or Material Handling Industry4

  • Reporting of FE results and getting it approved from functional leads

  • Recommend design solutions based on FEA results to designers

  • 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 FEA with tools ANSYS is mandatory

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

  • Work experience in GD&T

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

  • 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


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 15th June 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.