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Lead Engineer - Design Yaw System & Casting

Requisition ID:  23662

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Lead Engineer - Design Yaw System & Casting 
IN,  | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 23662 

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 > Nacelle Quality


Nacelle Quality is part of the Nacelle module, which is responsible for all development of the Base frame, Yaw system, Cover, Cooling and conditioning ,Structure and internal, Transport, Construction and maintenance. The Quality department is working across the Nacelle module to secure world - class quality in both development and processes. The Sub Module Quality will have to work with and define quality initiatives across the entire Module Organization. The NAC Module is international with departments in Denmark, Portugal, China and India,



  • Mostly focus on design optimization casted heavy components and Yaw System
  • Clarifying design requirements with all relevant stakeholders
  • Develop concept and detail design of the casted components
  • Align concept and detailed design with interfacing modules and submodules
  • Obtaining, modifying, and optimizing CAD geometries to match the requirements
  • Deliver 3D, 2D and design BoM with right quality
  • Iterating all the above until we converge on an optimal design
  • Drive design and design changes through our Change Management system


  • Master's / Bachelor's in Mechanical / Structural / Aerospace/ similar fields
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in design & development of progressive mechanical systems, CAD (CREO) & PDM (PDM Link)
  • Engineering Change Management (ECM)
  • Knowledge in ISO standards related to mechanical component design Systems engineering experience
  • Collaborating with the Designers and Engineers working in your area
  • Create and maintain documentation towards the design
  • Support to meet the constant opportunity of designing larger and more complex WTG structures
  • Work and act as part of a team sharing knowledge, achievements, and failures as part of one unit


  • Quickly pick up on the array of software tools and processes we use in our workflow
  • Can develop innovative solutions to the issues we face when performing these evaluates
  • Including development or introduction of new tools and processes into our workflow
  • Have a solid understanding of mechanical systems
  • Model new and change existing CAD models
  • Experience with Creo and PDM Link and Jira
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies and tools (e.g., Scrum)


What We Offer
An exciting opportunity to work in partnership with a truly Global team to support development & delivery of Technical & safety training courses for various WTG types. A job that comes with plenty of opportunities complemented with opportunities to be creative and innovative


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 May 2022.

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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