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Vestas Factory

IN, Chennai | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 13203 

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology, 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, GP, Automation & ECM Services, Cost Engineering


Cost Engineering a part of GPAE_EBSC Chennai, supporting Global procurement and Vestas Facilities globally



  • Support Global Procurement team with Cost modelling of various Wind turbine components and provide necessary inputs on Raw material, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, labor Cost, Overheads and other Cost drivers to support supplier negotiations.
  • To provide VA/VE inputs and ideas to sell solutions to reduce waste across value chain and improve efficiency at reduced costs and to provide Engineering inputs for New Product development projects
  • To lead on Cost out projects in External / Internal factories individually & also as a team
  • Identify & Drive Cost out initiatives by collaborating with Stakeholders for successful implementation
  • Meet Cost savings target for individual and for the team
  • Work Closely with Stake holders and keep them updated on the progress of  projects
  • Presentation of technical material to peers and management
  • To update and maintain the Data base for International RM price, Labor Cost, Machinery etc.,



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical / Production Engineering with MBA is preferable
  • Minimum of 16 years of Techno commercial experience with Strong Manufacturing & Costing Background. 
  • Sourcing Knowledge will be an added advantage



  • Strong Technical skills with Manufacturing Process (Foundry / Machine Shop/ Fabrication and Welding/ Electrical components like Trafo / Switchgear/ cables etc.,
  • Connect data across value Chain to identify Potential cost out opportunities
  • Sound knowledge of Market Cost data related to Manufacturing, Material & Labor across Key manufacturing locations
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good Presentation skills on techno commercial matters to Management and Stake holders
  • Working Knowledge in any of the should cost software (Costimator, Apriori or any other should cost software)
  • Basic working knowledge in Creo
  • Holds self-accountable for delivering results and also should be an excellent team player
  • Fluent in English (Oral & Written)
  • Proficient in MS Office 
  • Working Knowledge on SAP
  • Must have the drive and enthusiasm to work to tight deadlines
  • Be able to work across time zones and work with globally diverse cultures


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 at 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'2021.

About Vestas

Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels.