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Loads Engineer

Requisition ID:  26566
Location(s): 

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time

 Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time

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!

 

Product Solutions & Integration > Loads & Control > LaC Enventus Products

 

Vestas 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.
As a part of Vestas Power Solutions, the Loads and Control department is responsible for developing future wind turbine controller software and hardware but also loads and control solutions ensuring optimal performance of our products under all conditions for certification. The responsibility spans from strategic development of new turbine technologies to delivering product level feasibility studies ensuring an optimal cost of energy. The department consists of highly skilled and experienced engineers and assumes full accountability of all aspects of the loads and control solution delivered to the wind turbine development projects.

 

Responsibilities

  • Delivering design loads, power curves, and noise assessments

  • Perform product level design studies within loads, including blade design iterations, tower iterations, wind turbine aeroelastic stability, etc

  • Support the certification process of wind turbines, including performing the load test campaign in the prototype wind turbine

  • Development and validation of wind turbine aeroelastic models

  • Propel the technical aspects of loads development for a specific product from feasibility state to full validation and certification stage

  • Risk management activities, such as failure mode and effect analysis 

  • Development of code/scripts and improvement of processes to ensure a lean and efficient execution


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's / Master's / PhD's in Mechanical / Aerospace / Aeronautics / Similar speciallization  

  • 1-5 years of work experience within wind turbine design industry / Heavy engineering industries

  • Experience in programming, at least one of the following: Matlab, Simulink, Python

  • Dynamic and aeroelastic modeling experience, for example using wind turbine codes such as FAST, HAWC, FLEX or similar tools

  • Previous industrial/academic (at MSc or PhD level) experience in loads analysis, aero-elasticity or multi-body dynamics

  • Knowledge of basic wind turbine control strategies


Competencies

  • You are innovative, result oriented and have a solid sense of responsibility

  • You are able to meet your deadlines with the right quality

  • You have a creative approach to new opportunities

  • You achieve goals as part of a team and it comes naturally to you to collaborate and share knowledge

  • You have good communication skills and are fluent in English (speaking and writing)

  • You will be required to work within an international team


What We Offer

We offer an opportunity to be part of a established team in an exciting business with a very comprehensive product range. The working environment in Loads & Control is informal but with clear direction. You will be part of a project-oriented organization with very skilled colleagues in an inspiring work environment. You will be offered an attractive compensation package based on your qualifications and the demands of this position. 
You will be part of an international organization with opportunities to grow and develop in the job - professionally and personally.

 

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 June 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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com 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.