Assistant Lead Engineer - Standardization

Requisition ID:  50875

Chennai, TN, IN

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

Vestas Factory

Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) 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. You will be part of the Standardization team within Vestas Power Solutions,


Innovation & Concepts > Engineering & Process Excellence > Standardization


As part of this team, you will have an exciting career opportunity to learn and build a culture of standards in how we engineer across VPS and the rest of the Vestas organization. Delivering and improving engineering capabilities that enable Vestas to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable products and services to our customers.

The standardization team is a global team primarily located in Denmark, India, and Portugal. Our department is responsible for implementing, defining and ensuring both short and long-term business performance targets are being met across platforms, modules, sub-modules and value chains to ensure the highest degree of standardized and modularized products.

We are responsible for delivering business and capability offerings such as Standardization and Parts management, Reference Designation Systems (RDS), Materials and coatings management and External standards & Standards in Vestas that maximize the value Vestas creates for stakeholders.



  • Accountable for ensuring the quality of RDS code delivered to the business and end customers
  • Responsible for RDS governance and continuous improvement to achieve operational efficiency
  • Responsible for maintaining and continuously improving RDS database and other relevant RDS tools to guide the organization on how we work
  • Responsible for coordinating with internal stakeholders and external customers and suppliers to provide solutions related to RDS topics
  • Responsible for establishing the performance metrics together with key stakeholders to deliver value creation
  • Develop initiatives and develop engineering capabilities that include processes, people and systems aspects to improve how we engineer
  • Actively identify opportunities for RDS improvements together with stakeholders from across the value chain
  • Develop expert knowledge within the RDS domain and build guidelines to support Vestas within this field



  • B.E / B.Tech or M.E / M.Tech / M.Sc within Engineering, preferably within Electrical Engineering
  • 5-8 years of relevant engineering experience, preferably from the wind but potentially from other Engineering industries (E.g. Aerospace, Automotive and Energy Sector)
  • Engineering background in how the product is designed with product structures, systems, functions, and component knowledge
  • Experience with product configuration and Engineering, Manufacturing and Service BOM structure
  • Experienced in general Electrical and Electronics Engineering (e.g. medium and high voltage) including experience in reading Electrical diagrams
  • Experience with Reference Designation System (RDS) and relevant standards ISO / IEC 81346 (all parts) and VGB guideline S832 (T32)
  • Experience in how we engineer and develop engineering capability development improvement initiatives
  • Experience with Standardization methodology and principles is an added advantage



  • Good stakeholder management and risk management skills
  • Good problem-solving and technical decision-making skills
  • Good Technical Leadership and strategy development skills
  • Should be agile, proactive, and systematic
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of automation techniques ( Excel)
  • Knowledge of PLM systems and tools (e.g. PTC Windchill and PDMLink and SAP)


What we offer

We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, diverse, good, and international work environment in the renewable energy sector. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will be a part of a professional international office and organization. You will have exciting global career opportunities in a department that is continuously developing.


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 3rd June 2024.


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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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