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Vestas Factory

Construction and Maintenance Engineer 
IN, Chennai | Professional | Full-Time | ID: 14645

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!


Aerodynamic & Mechanical - Nacelle Module - Construction & Maintenance


Nacelle Construction & Maintenance team is a part of the Power Solutions business unit in the Vestas R&D organization. The department is accountable for developing and maintaining standard work processes and tools for installation and service of the nacelle wind turbines components on the Nacelle.


This team is responsible for developing tools, illustrating processes and concepts related to installation/construction and maintenance/service of wind turbines (onshore/offshore



  • Develop construction and maintenance tool concepts/processes for new Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) Nacelle components in collaboration with other WTG designers and value chain stakeholders
  • Design validation plan and execution
  • Ensure that market requirements and best practices are included in WTG design
  • Guide new product development to ensure WTG design enables cost optimized construction solutions and ensure full value chain perspective in new products
  • Optimize construction in terms of cost reduction and quality improvements
  • Collection of improvement suggestions and best practice from a broad range of global stakeholders



  • 3-5 years of experience within production, supply chain, installation, maintenance tools, handling of wind turbines or other large components in other industries
  • M. Sc. Within Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering or similar (+3 years relevant engineering experience)
  • Experience with conducting feasibility studies on mechanical components/tools



  • Good skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing/Assembly/Service concepts
  • Knowledge of Steel/aluminum materials properties and their specifications
  • Experience working as structural/mechanical designer, especially using Eurocode 3
  • Experience in analytical and FEM/FEA, using ANSYS (Workbench)
  • Experience in 3D modelling and 2D drawings, using Creo Parametric
  • Experience with PTC Windchill
  • You have a good understanding of risk assessment tools (DFMEA, PFMEA, process mapping etc.)
  • Knowledge about testing setups, design validation plans and associated documentation
  • Tool certification
  • Sourcing understanding
  • Focus on the project scope and able to understand the impact a scope change will have on the project
  • Accountable and focus on deliver on time
  • Good understanding about ECM (Engineering Change Management) and it's impacts across the value chain
  • High degree of personal planning
  • Team-oriented person
  • Focused/Go-getter


What We Offer

We offer you an exciting, rewarding and exciting job on a global leader in sustainable energy solutions. You will be part of a professional and dedicated team with focus on quality, quality work and an open-minded international working environment. You will have a broad interface and work closely with people from all over the organization and on all organizational levels. Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Creativity are our core values and we always put safety first.


Additional information

Your work location will be in Chennai, India

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible and no later than 30th April 2021.

About Vestas

Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 


Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 


At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.


Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels.