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Vestas Factory

Lead Engineer - TCM 
IN, Chennai | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 10459 

Department Description 

DC Blades is part of DC Turbine Solutions organization in Vestas Power Solutions (Vestas R&D). Vestas Power Solution is a business unit where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, maintained and tested. Vestas Power Solutions operates on a global scale with more than 1,300 employees.

The TCM area within DC Blades is responsible for developing and maintaining concepts, processes and tools for Transport, Installation and Maintenance of our Blades worldwide. 
We are involved in new turbine development as well as maintenance and optimization of the existing fleet.

DC Chennai - TCM team is responsible for the development of new business areas like Inbound / Outbound transport solutions, Multi-brand tooling solutions, and more. We are also involved in building and implementing business improvement initiatives across the Transport, Construction and Maintenance value chain.


Accountable for providing the most robust, reliable, efficient tooling design solution with highest performance for Manufacturing & Production of Wind Turbine components / assembly

Accountable for understanding, clarifying and reviewing tooling design specification, design verification & validation, design risk associated in manufacturing value chain

Lead product development from concept and requirement specification on to final verification of prototype and support the process development

Drive process improvements with innovative solutions in order to deliver the projects more efficiently, regular workshops, SOA etc.

Contribute to cost reduction and improve quality through standardization, modularization and process efficiency improvements

Drive knowledge sharing, train new employees & contribute to team competency building

Ensure cross functional collaboration with relevant interface owners throughout the value chain
Deliver the technical solution within quality, time and cost targets of the project 



Bachelor / Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or allied disciplines (Heavy Engineering, Naval architecture, Ocean Engineering, etc.)

Minimum 8 yrs. (4-5 yrs. in Transport, Construction & Maintenance)experience in Product design in Heavy Engineering Industry

Experience in Mechanical design and specification in compliance with relevant international standards 

Experience in a multi-cultural environment with an international organization is preferred



In-depth knowledge in Structural Mechanics is essential

Experience in 3D-Modeling and 2D-drafting, for example using CREO/ PDMLink and project execution through SAP/ERP/ECM systems

Broad Knowledge in Engineering Basics
Work experience in GD&T

Work Experience/or Exposure to lifting tools and structures in an assembly Factory

Knowledge on FEA (For example ANSYS/Pro-Mechanica)

Knowledge of design for manufacturing and for instance insight into wind turbines, e.g. welding processes and material properties

Knowledge of Wind turbines & Heavy lifting / Transportation equipment

Exposure or Experience with International engineering standards like ASME/EN/ISO etc.

Exposure to CE marking/DFMEA/risk assessment etc. needed for product development

Should have a creative approach to new opportunities, a natural ability for innovation and thrive with varied tasks and constant changes from day to day

Should be result oriented with a good focus on the task and to be able to meet the deadlines with the right quality

Collaborator: good collaboration focus and ability to motivate colleagues within project team

Good communication skills to report effectively on the project status at all levels of an organization
Good stakeholder management skills and the ability to build relationships with key members of the value-stream

Self-motivated and target driven - Proactive and enthusiastic with good attention to detail and willingness to take ownership

What We Offer

We offer you a growing job with good professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment at the world's leading manufacturer of wind turbines. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a good technical and commercial commitment. You will get a interesting opportunity to influence building of complex projects and your position in an informal and rapidly developing environment.


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.