Lead Engineer

Requisition ID:  53820

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 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!


Applications, Controls & Electrical > Control Hardware > Hub & Tower Power Distribution


Vestas Power Solutions is the R&D function of Vestas. Through innovation, development, and continuous improvement we develop the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and Vestas. Within Vestas Power Solution business unit, the department Control Hardware Module is responsible for the design and development of Low Voltage control panels and the control system across various sections of the Wind Turbine. The Control Hardware module is inclusive of several submodules explicit to each section of the Wind Turbine.

You will be part of the Hub and Tower Power Distribution submodule, this submodule is responsible for the design, development, and Integration of LV control panels to facilitate the auxiliary power distribution to the specific sections. You will create the design solutions that are modular by utilizing the techniques of system engineering and simulations to build the new wind turbines smarter, more efficient, and more robust, thereby shaping the future of renewable energy.



  • You will be delivering technical solutions to the product and deeply involved in project execution
  • You will be creating/updating the technical specifications, design verification plans, prepare procedures, and reports related to LV Panels and Cables
  • You will be creating/updating Electrical documentations like panel layouts, general arrangements, electrical schematics and Operation and Maintenance manuals
  • You will have major stake on locking interfaces with both Internal and external stakeholders and active involvement on technical discussion at various stages of design with suppliers
  • Support CADD design works and ensure it is documented according to Vestas's execution gate model
  • You will be responsible of examine and handling the field issues, perform the root cause analysis and drive solution end to end up to implementation across the fleets
  • Support production for the new product prototype build and ensure smooth transition to running production
  • Participate in panels FAT at supplier end and support the product commissioning team during SAT
  • Identify, develop, and validate the technical improvement as part of continuous improvement process



  • Bachelor's in electrical / Similar engineering specialization
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience, in electrical system design
  • Experience within wind/energy Industry especially with WTGs will be preferred
  • Hands on experience on tools like E-plan, Creo view and Windchill (ETAP - would be an added advantage)
  • Experience on handling ECM (engineering change management) along the product life cycle
  • Knowledge on International standards such as IEC, UL, etc., preferably IEC 60204-1 Machine directive
  • Basic knowledge on EMC (Electromagnetic compatibility) design and testing requirements
  • Experience in product development process with knowledge of complete design and life cycle management
  • Experience in stakeholder management spanning full value chain



  • You shall be progressive, self-motivated with positive mindset and "can-do" attitude
  • Willing to take ownership with an investigative mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete assigned tasks on time
  • Have good communication skills - fluent in both verbal and written English
  • Experience with high-paced cross-functional and cross-cultural teams is beneficial
  • Professional engagement, able to identify and solve problems with autonomy


What We Offer

We offer an exciting global job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring and diverse work environment within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. At Vestas, we aim at being sustainable in all aspects - both as employer and business partner. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a broad interface, significant technical commitment, and lots of enthusiasm. You will make a real impact on Vestas' ability to launch future products. Vestas is growing and developing, and we want you to grow with us.


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 30th 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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com 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.