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Assistant Lead Engineer - WRA

Requisition ID:  33969

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!


Product Solutions & Integration > Global Siting Solutions > Global Siting - NCE Central, NW & OffShore


Wind and Site evaluation is a critical step in the Wind Power Plant sales process for Vestas.  This position has an important part in identifying and quantifying technical risks of wind power projects, and generating and capturing value through innovative customized technical solutions. This is your opportunity to work with a global specialist who will offer industry developing training and technology within a flexible working environment. 
You will be responsible from Wind & Site supporting the value engineering phase in the sales process. Your focus will be on the value adding high quality statistical analysis as well as project layout design, load assessments, and associated customer support. The main location is in Chennai, India.



  • Optimize/review the innovative design of Wind Power Plants, load analysis and best in class wind resource assessments

  • Preparing both internal and external reports

  • Review reports delivered from the  team and participate in stakeholder meetings. Work with regional teams to ensure early stage planning 

  • Submit proposals for tools/process enrichments to stay ahead in the market

  • Specialist research / advice on complex technical issues

  • Interface with the Corporate R&D department 

  • Product Managers and Load Managers 

  • Develop team competencies by mentoring and training of wind and site team



  • Bachelor's / Masters degree in Mechanical / Aerospace / Similar engineering

  • Minimum of 6+ years of experience with background in in wind resource assessment- sales support

  • Fluent and clear in written and spoken English

  • Expertise with industry specific software applications such as WAsP, windPRO, and Flex5. Experience in SQL MATLAB, R, SQL, LaTeX, Python and HTML

  • Experience with IEC 61400-12-1 standard and completion of power performance testing

  • Experience supporting commercial negotiations

  • Experience completing financial analysis of proposed wind power and ancillary systems



  • Critical thinking mindset

  • Able to take full accountability for the technical solution

  • Great communication skills and experience working with wind turbine manufacturers, consultants or developers 

  • This position will assist in shaping strategic direction for Wind and Site engineering

  • Position will assist in developing policies, programs, and processes for a complex and frequently changing technical environment

  • This position must remain focused and alert to the changing elements related to this complex field

  • Efficient leadership skills

  • Ability to travel in support of customer needs and overall business requirements

  • Willing to work under different time shifts

What We Offer
We offer an exciting and international job with innovative opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at an established wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a skilled technical commitment. The exciting candidate will have the opportunity of both professional and personal development in a rapidly expanding organization. In return, we expect you to make an effort to achieve results.
Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, attractive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a creative future! To meet business growing needs, Vestas needs a lot of expertise to join us. 
It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and candidates with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department
Primary work location is Chennai, India but some travel activity should be expected.


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 20th 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.