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Vestas Factory

Lead Engineer - Electrical 
IN, Chennai | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 787 

Are you experienced with design and development of Low Voltage Systems and components? Do you want to work with a team of highly skilled engineers on the core system of a wind turbine? If so, you could be our new Design Engineer to join our team.


Power Solutions, Design Centre, Chennai, Control & Auxiliary Power


Vestas Power Solutions are the cornerstone of Vestas. Through innovation, development and continuous product improvement we develop the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas. To put it short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future.

In the Control & Auxiliary department, we are responsible for delivering the auxiliary power to the entire turbine.



  • Ownership of assigned components / products within control and auxiliary power.
  • Create or Update of technical purchase specifications for LV switchgear and LV cables
  • Create and maintain Electrical documentations like panel layout, electrical diagrams etc.,
  • Create design verification plans, procedures and reports
  • Field support experience including fault finding, root cause analysis and implementation of field repairs
  • Create or Update Service and Installation procedures
  • Ownership on implementation of technologies into our turbine platforms
  • Participate in supplier type / routine test on LV Switchgear and LV cables.
  • Responsible for the work documented according to Vestas way to market process in control and auxiliary power area.
  • Exposure to EMC / EMI needs to the product
  • Exposure to International standards such as IEC, UL, etc., preferably IEC 60204-1 Machine directive
  • Hands on experience on PTC windchill PDM link
  • Hands on experience on change management system
  • Hands on experience on Electrical drafting tools like Eplan, SEE electrical


  • 8 - 15 years of experience in electrical engineering or Bachelor of electrical and electronics or Electrical and Electronics engineering
  • Preferably 8 years of experience in designing and building of LV electrical systems
  • Experience from Wind turbine industry / Energy sector / Low voltage component manufacturer
  • Understanding of product development process with knowledge of all design phases from concept to validation and improvement
  • Experience with Jira and agile methodologies and project management
  • Cross cultural understanding and committed to diversity and gender balance


  • You are proactive; result-oriented and have a strong sense of responsibility
  • You shall be aware of impact of technical decisions throughout the product life time
  • You have an excellent commercial/business understanding
  • You shall have good organizational and communication skills and you must be able to work within an international and multi-disciplinary team
  • You are highly motivated and work independently
  • You have excellent English skills (speaking and writing)
  • You are highly interested in collaboration with all people without exception
  • You embrace challenges to ensure we stay efficient at all times

Additional information

Your work location will be at Technology R&D, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
For additional information on the position, please contact Suganthi at 044-66088019

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.