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Asst. Lead / Lead Engineer - Structural Design

Requisition ID:  33070

Chennai, TN, IN Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

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

 Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time | Engineering 

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!


Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Nacelle Module > Modularized Nacelle 


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. To put it short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future. The Modularized Nacelle is a part of the Vestas Power Solutions, with sites in Denmark, Portugal, and India.



  • Your tasks will vary in complexity and nature but will mostly focus on design and design optimization of the components we develop

  • Clarifying design requirements with all relevant stakeholders

  • Define and design interfaces to other systems

  • Design specifications/requirements from top level specification down to building block

  • Design functionality with value chain perspective

  • Design performance and reliability including lifetime estimates of the design based on data

  • Design risk and safety associated to the design

  • Cooperate with experts in other engineering disciplines, such as structures, electrical, loads and control

  • Create and maintain documentation towards the design

  • To contribute to meet the constant task of designing larger and more complex wind turbine structures, within increasingly tighter time and cost constraints

  • You'll also be expected to bring a spirit of innovation and healthy skepticism with respect to the way we plan and carry out our work


  • Master's / Bachelor's in Mechanical / Structural / Similar specialization

  • Minimum combined 7+ years relevant experience in design and development of dynamic mechanical systems

  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA); e.g., Ansys

  • Proficient at coding within a common scripting language (e.g., Python, MATLAB)

  • A good understanding of static and dynamic behavior of mechanical structures

  • Experience with Systems Engineering will be good to have

  • Experience in wind turbine design and 3rd party certification will be good to have

  • Modular product development



  • Have an eye for detail to pick up on the array of software tools and processes we currently use in our workflow 

  • Can develop innovative solutions to the tasks we face when performing these investigates, up to and including development or introduction of new tools or processes into our workflow

  • Like to work with complex engineering problems and have a creative approach to new tasks

  • Have great communication skills in English, written and verbal to liaise with various stakeholders on different levels within the organization

  • Motivated, result oriented and have a solid sense of responsibility

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies (e.g., SCRUM) and JIRA

  • Project Management or business education/experience

  • Experience within other large corporate organizations

What We Offer

In our team you can expect to find a working culture that is friendly and informal, but with clear direction. We place a good emphasis on co-operation, transparency and a healthy work/life balance. We take pride in each-other and, as such, you can expect to work with very professional colleagues in an inspiring work environment. As part of a global, profitable organization, we also offer opportunities to grow and develop, both professionally and personally. You will be offered an attractive compensation package based on your qualifications and the demands of this position. Last, but not least, we offer the opportunity to be part of the solution to one of the most important global priorities of our time - ensuring that our future is based on sustainable, clean energy.

Are you a talented Engineer with a keen understanding of the design of mechanical systems? Would you like to grow your talent and career in one of the most dynamic and innovative companies in the renewal energy sector? Do you get excited about working with a world-class team in an inspiring work environment? Then you may be the candidate that we are looking for in the Modularized Nacelle, Vestas. Work location will be Chennai or Porto.


Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be Vestas, India (TN -Chennai) / Grande Porto- PT (Leça do Balio).
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 31st March 2023.


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. 
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