Assistant Lead Engineer


  • Chennai, India
Assistant Lead Engineer
Job Posted : Sep 28th, 2021

Job Description

C& E Quality & Tools is part of Converter & Electrical Module in ACE module unit in Vestas Power Solutions (Vestas R&D). Vestas Power Solution is a business unit where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, maintained, and tested. Vestas Power Solutions operates on a global scale with more than 1,300 employees.
The TCM area within Converter & Electrical is responsible for developing and maintaining concepts, processes and tools for Transport, Installation and Maintenance of our Electrical components mainly Converter, Switchgear, Transformer and HV Cables of wind turbines. We are involved in new turbine development as well as maintenance and optimization of the existing fleet.
Electrical TCM is responsible to build and implement business improvement initiatives, cost out and process maturity related to transport, construction, and maintenance value chain


  • Responsible for design & development of tools and equipment for transportation, installation, and maintenance of wind turbines
  • Work with Design improvements, Module projects, Service repowering, Design Maintenance, and cost outs etc
  • Contribute to cost reduction and improve quality through standardization, modularization, and process efficiency improvements
  • Secure technical policy making to get the needed progress in the projects
  • Responsible for creation of technical design documentation such 3D CAD, 2D drawings, technical construction file, Etc
  • HSE risks assessment, DFMEA, PFMEA, Design verification procedure/report etc., Adherence to relevant legislations
  • Supervise product development from concept and requirement specification on to final verification of prototype and support the process development
  • Responsible for project execution through SAP/ERP/ PDM ECM systems
  • 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


  • Masters / bachelor’s in mechanical / Machine design / Similar specialization
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience in product development and detailed design
  • Experience in mechanical design and specification in compliant to the relevant international standards
  • Experience in electromechanical design and aspects in compliant to the relevant international standards


  • Competencies Required-In-depth knowledge in Structural Mechanics is essential
  • Experience in 3D-Modeling and 2D-drafting, for example using CREO/ PDMlink and project execution through ERP/ECM systems
  • Broad Knowledge in Engineering Basics
  • Experience in DFMEA and Risk assessment skills
  • Techno-Commercial background with ability to relate design & Technical/Process related solutions in the Industry to Cost
  • Experience in prototype development & testing, Knowledge on FEA (For example ANSYS/pro-mechanical)
  • Knowledge of design for manufacturing and for example insight into wind turbines, e.g., welding processes and material properties
  • Knowledge of Wind turbines, Electrical Components & heavy lifting/ Transportation equipment


  • Chennai, India.

Company Overview:-

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.

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