Lead Engineer Electrical

Requisition ID:  35179

Chennai, TN, IN

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

 Vestas Factory

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!


Applications, Controls & Electrical > Control Hardware > Advanced Sensor Technologies


Vestas Power Solutions is 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. In short, Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future.
The sensor department develops and maintains advanced sensor solutions for all Vestas turbines. 
You will be part of the Advanced Sensor Technologies, which sets the requirements for advanced sensor solutions, owns the sensor system design and specification and performs integration, test and verification of the entire sensing system.



  • You will be engaged in integrating of sub functional (various sensor) systems in sensor hardware area into the turbine.

  • You will be implementing the changes, improvements, and updates to the sensor functions.

  • You will be part of identifying and specifying new sensor solutions with subsequent qualification and integration of it into the turbine.

  • You will be coordinating and implementing technical tasks/solutions in different projects and actively work with internal stakeholders as well as external stakeholders (suppliers).

  • You will be doing some design work with CAD engineers and evaluation.

  • You will be supporting sales projects to deliver solution i.e., specific to customer needs

  • You will be supporting services by providing technical documentation for installation and maintenance

  • You will be analyzing the failure modes to sub functional system as a part of continuous improvements and resolve the issues.

  • You will use software tool to configure IO of sensor components.

  • You will support the testing of sensors at field and laboratory.



  • Bachelor/Master (3-4years of experience) or Master of Engineering (2-3yrs of experience).

  • Preferable in the following or similar disciplines: Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering.

  • Knowledge of technical project management and engineering change management.

  • Experience in working with Bill of Materials (BoM)

  • Experience with system integration/implementation (electrical/mechanical)

  • Good knowledge of system engineering and DFMEA principles.

  • General knowledge of EMC (Electromagnetic compatibility) and EMC testing

  • General knowledge of electrical systems, various sensor systems used in wind turbine.

  • Good knowledge of EN54/IEC standard


  • Highly independent and self-initiated to learn.

  • Proficient in verbal/written English

  • Good at collaborating to both internal team members and to external stakeholders.

  • Good at coordinating and follow-up

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete assigned tasks on time

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment


What We Offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at a global wind turbine producer. We value initiative, trustworthiness and right balance between creativity and quality in all our solutions. 

You will become part of a highly professional environment with a great technical commitment.  You will be ensured to observe the good team spirit from AST and learn from great team. Vestas is growing and developing, and so is the project management organization. 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.

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 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.