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Lead Engineer

Requisition ID:  36388

Chennai, TN, IN

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

Vestas Factory

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!


Engineering & Business Service Center > Engineering > Manufacturing Tooling 

Manufacturing Tooling is part of Engineering department in EBSC. This department has expertise in Engineering data analysis, technical documentation, Product/ Process Quality control, Business Process, Tooling design, Test systems, Enterprise Asset Management, ERP solutions and Project management, would support Vestas global strategies through process optimization, production support, test validation, cost control and E2E Project Management. The tooling design team is responsible for developing and maintaining concepts, processes and tools for Manufacturing & Production of wind turbine components/assembly. 


  • Accountable for providing the most robust, reliable, efficient design solution with highest performance and lowest cost

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

  • Responsible to deliver projects with complete ownership, perform technical & embrace challenges 

  • Develop 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

  • Facilitate 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 or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or allied 

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Tool design and /or product engineering manufacturing is required 

  • Experience in Mechanical design and specification in compliant to the relevant international standards 


  • In-depth knowledge in Structural Mechanics is essential 

  • Experience in 3D-Modeling and 2D-drafting, primarily using Solidworks/CREO/ PDMlink and project execution through ERP/ECM systems 

  • Broad Knowledge in Engineering Basics and GD&T, with work experience with lifting tools and structures 

  • Knowledge on FEA (ANSYS/Pro-Mechanica) 

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

  • Knowledge of Wind turbines & heavy lifting/ Transportation equipment 

  • High collaboration focus, good communication and stakeholder management skills to work in inter-cultural environment to communicate at all levels of an organisation 

What We OfferWe offer the opportunity to join a multinational company with great prospects in regard to professional and personal development, as well as international exposure in a position which provides a thorough insight into the Vestas, the world leader in the Wind Industry 

Additional InformationYour primary location will be in 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 31st May 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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at 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.