Specialist - QBD

Requisition ID:  46191

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Vestas Factory

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a main motivation 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 > QHSE Services > Operational Quality


Operational Quality is a part of QHSE Servicess in  Engineering Business Service Center(EBSC), Chennai. This department is responsible for handling QBD in manufacturing & Trasnport, Supplier NC E2E handling, Quality improvement projects and MBP validation & Verification. The department consist of skilled industry experts within field of manufacturing, process trouble shooting, optimization, cost reduction & solutioning through specialists located in Chennai, India


As a Specialist in Quality Before Delivery (QBD), responsible for

  • Driving QBD level 4( Escalation from factory manager to Regions) & level 5(Escalations from Business unit leader to Chief operating officer) issues for solutions (Risk management)

  • Responsible for systematic problem management for the escalated issues at BU leader and COO level at the set timelines - this requires deep knowledge & experience in manufacturing processes

  • Responsible for effective cross functional team selection to facilitate the problem solving & root cause identification with the support from resource managers of various departments in value chain around the globe. This includes low level to major level of the organization

  • Responsible to transfer the lesson learns from the issues to avoid reoccurrence of it

  • Identification of problems and proactive mitigation of key risks including appropriate communication to local key stakeholders and management team

  • Overall governance responsible for QBD process in all segments


  • Degree in Engineering with minimum of 10~15 years of experience in manufacturing industry

  • Experience in Project management ( PRINCE 2 or PMP certification is added advantage)

  • Experience with lean / Six sigma tools is added advantage

  • Blades or Assembly (Nacelle, HUB & PTR) manufacturing knowledge

  • Fluent in English (written & verbal)


We value initiative, trustworthiness and the right balance between creativity and quality in all our solutions. The ideal candidate possesses the following personality and competencies.

  • Ability to cope with many different levels in the Organization

  • Understand the Production setup and processes in the Production.

  • Self-driven, proactive - take responsibility to ensure progress and results

  • Open and seek collaboration with team-members + engage creative approach with Local factory staff in each region across the Globe.

  • Ability to work from remote and onsite as required focusing on the escalated production issues


What We Offer

We offer a creative workplace with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with an established wind turbine manufacturer. The department places high focus on a positive working environment where professional skills can be developed and enhanced. You will have the opportunity to greatly impact Vestas current and future products & processes.
Join Vestas and you will cultivate your career in an inspiring environment at an established wind turbine producer, which has an ongoing commitment to sustainability. We value individual initiative, the desire to take on responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. At Vestas your growth is our benefit.


Additional Information

The work location is in Chennai, India. 

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 29th Feb 2024.  Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels.

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.