Nacelle Transport Engineer, CAD


  • Min 3-5 Years
  • Chennai
Nacelle Transport Engineer, CAD
Job Posted : Mar 27th, 2021

Job Description

Aerodynamic & Mechanical – Nacelle Module – Nacelle Transport

Describe the Department:

  • Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 132 GW of wind turbines in 83 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.
  • Through our high-quality smart data capabilities and unparalleled 113 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 29,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
  • Nacelle Transport team is a part of the Power Solutions business unit in the Vestas R&D organization. The department is accountable for developing and maintaining standard work processes and tools for transport and store of the wind turbines components on the Nacelle.


  • Our team is responsible for developing tools, illustrating processes and concepts related to transport and storage of wind turbines (onshore/offshore). Our main responsibilities are to:
  • Develop transport/storage tools concepts/processes for new Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) Nacelle components in collaboration with other WTG designers and value chain stakeholders
  • Implement and supervise the ECM process (Engineering change management)
  • Develop 3D-CAD design/models, 2D drawings and bill of materials based on design specifications
  • Define GPS/GD&T on drawings reflecting manufacturing standards
  • Ensure that market requirements and best practices are included in WTG design
  • Ensure cost-efficient design and usage of standard parts as well as manufacturing standards
  • Embed relevant design and production knowledge into CAD by defining master models (parametrical models) and design guidelines/ checklists
  • Standardization
  • Collection of improvement suggestions and best practice from a broad range of global stakeholders


  • M. Sc. Within Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering or similar (+3 years relevant engineering experience)
  • 3-5 years of experience working with CAD development for production, supply chain, transport tools, handling of wind turbines or other large components in other industries
  • Experience with conducting feasibility studies on mechanical components/tools (CAD)


  • Good skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing/Assembly/Service concepts
  • Engineering drawing: knowledge of international engineering design and drawing standards
  • Feasibility studies: knowledge of the execution of feasibility studies
  • Knowledge of Steel/aluminum materials properties and their specifications
  • Experience working as CAD designer
  • System interface design & stakeholder management
  • Knowledge/experience in analytical and FEA, Good to have using ANSYS (Workbench)
  • Experience in 3D modelling and 2D drawings, using Creo Parametric
  • Ensure 3D/2D CAD quality (GPS, NDT, CTQ)
  • Experience with PTC Windchill
  • You have a good understanding of risk assessment tools (DFMEA, PFMEA, process mapping etc.)
  • Focus on the project scope and able to understand the impact a scope change will have on the project
  • Accountable and focus on deliver on time and with right quality
  • Good understanding about ECM (Engineering Change Management) and it’s impacts across the value chain
  • High degree of personal planning
  • Eager to learn and share
  • Focused mindset and motivated
  • Team member
  • Motivated/Go-getter


  • Chennai

What Vestas Offer:

We offer you an exciting, rewarding and exciting job on a global leader in sustainable energy solutions. You will be part of a professional and dedicated team with focus on quality, quality work and an open-minded international working environment. You will have a broad interface and work closely with people from all over the organization and on all organizational levels. Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion are our core values and we always put safety first.