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Vestas Factory

Lead Engineer - Mechanical (Wind Turbine Generators) 
IN, Chennai | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 10334 

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!


Service Operations, Regional Operations,ASP, WTG Engineering India


Regional Operations Support which is a part of ASP SBU, providing  Technical Support to Service & Constructions related to SCADA, Blades, BoP, and WTG Engineering.



  • Technical support on all the general mechanical components and including  Drive train support including and not limited to  gearboxes, oil analysis, bearings, mechanical endoscopes, and condition monitoring
  • Secure technical know -how within the group on hydraulic units (pitch system), oil analysis, main shaft arrangement, blade bearings, torque arms, transmission systems, rotating unit, yaw gears and yaw bearings, bolts & torques
  • Act as one voice towards the global organisation on the Technical issues, and be a single point contact for the R&D  and Service/Construction organisation.
  • Ability to translate the technical issues into a business case and support SBU on the continuous improvements
  • Contribute through technical projects in the cost out journey
  • Technical documentation 
  • Remote Service support to Technicians on field
  • Creating high level technical reports ie, root cause analysis, inspection & Serious incident report if need
  • Data collection, analysis and root cause investigations
  • Managing technical projects



  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering with 10-15 years of technical experience
  • Wind turbine knowledge/experience preferred
  • Project Management experience (as project participant or project manager) a plus
  • Six Sigma certification is an advantage



  • Demonstrated experience in maintenance engineering of hydraulic systems, gearboxes and bearings essential
  • Mechanical background specialized in gearboxes combined with professional experience on industrial maintenance and R&D will be preferred
  • Mechanical background specialized in drive train and hydraulics combined with professional experience in industrial maintenance and R&D will be preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge on gears, bearings, mechanical condition monitoring, endoscope and oil analysis are an advantage
  • Experience with Blades and Towers an advantage
  • Fully computer literate
  • Good communication skills and high technical level, and excellent English 
  • Innovative analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks in a challenging environment
  • Excellent Time/Project Management skills


What We Offer

We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy. You will have the opportunity of developing a career in a very exciting industry in a global company and have international exposure.


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 30th September'2020

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 more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 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 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 

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