Assistant Lead Engineer-HV Cable Design

Requisition ID:  52604

Chennai, TN, IN

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

 Vestas Factory

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a motivation 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!


Applications, Controls & Electrical > Converter & Electrical Module > Switchgear & Cables


Vestas Power Solutions is where new product ideas or technologies are matured, developed, tested and improved. To put it short, Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. We are shaping the future of modern energy. The Switchgear and Cables team is part of Vestas Converter & Electrical Engineering Module in R&D organization Vestas Power Solutions. The team is an essential contributor in making the current and future wind turbines more efficient and cost effective by developing electrical components such as switchgears and cables. This is done by being responsible for development and maintenance of the components according to the full value chain requirements. The daily work will be within a broad network of stakeholders and electrical specialists so you can set the standard for tomorrows design. You will be part of the Global Switchgear and Cables team that is spread all through Denmark, India and Portugal.



  • Develop and maintain comprehensive design documentation for High Voltage Cables, ensuring accuracy, compliance with industry standards, and effective communication of technical specifications
  • Apply in-depth knowledge and experience in switchgear design to create innovative and efficient solutions
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, standards, and emerging technologies to enhance the design process
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to integrate design requirements and ensure successful on time project delivery
  • Implement rigorous quality control measures to verify the accuracy and reliability of design documentation
  • Conduct thorough reviews and inspections to identify and address potential issues proactively 


  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in Electrical Engineering / Similar Specialization 
  • Practical experience in HV equipment, design on HV power systems (Cables)
  • Experienced in writing design specifications & verification reports
  • Structured, open-minded, trusted, aspirational, communicative, self-motivated & robust
  • Good at presenting technical material to peers and management 



  • Cable Expertise: Possess a significant background and proven experience in high voltage cable design, demonstrating a deep understanding of relevant technologies, components, and industry best practices
  • Extraverted Communication: Exhibit good extraverted communication skills to effectively interact with suppliers, team members, and stakeholders. Ensure an open and collaborative environment for effective project execution
  • Problem-Solving: Demonstrate innovative problem-solving skills, identifying challenges and proposing innovative solutions to ensure the effective development and maintenance of high voltage switchgears
  • Team Collaboration: Work seamlessly as part of a multidisciplinary team, leveraging interpersonal skills to build positive working relationships. Collaborate effectively with colleagues to achieve common goals and priorities
  • Adaptability: Exhibit adaptability to evolving project requirements, industry standards, and technological advancements. Embrace change and proactively seek continuous improvement in design processes


What We Offer

We offer an exciting job with good opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, innovative, ever-growing and international work environment in the renewable energy sector


Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be in Chennai, India. 

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 July 2024.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 173 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. 
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