Assistant Lead/Lead Engineer - Controls

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Chennai, India

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8 days ago

Global Operations Engineering > Turbine Operations Engineering > Loads and Control

The department Turbine Operations Engineering is a part of the Vestas Service organization. We are currently expanding the organization with highly qualified employees.The department is responsible for delivering service solutions on all brands enabling the service business within Vestas to fulfil its innovative, strategic targets. The service solutions vary from building new turbine platforms (rotor upgrades), software-based power improvement features, life extensions, pre-own turbine assessments, cost out initiatives, repair procedures, retrofits etc. The department also hold the responsibility to coordinate & support the operational performances like handling field issues, CIM cases etc. We are responsible for delivering innovative solutions to ensure highest possible value to Vestas customers in the service business.The team is located in different geographical locations and is expanding to meet the demand of a growing and exciting business.


  • Development and tuning of control algorithms

  • Implementation of control algorithms in MATLAB/Simulink

  • Control performance data analysis in turbine/fleet level controller tuning and optimisation

  • Feasibility studies of new wind turbine products aiming at optimizing power, loads, and noise performance through innovative use of sensors, controllers and actuators

  • Verification on all levels, including software tests and field testing

  • Risk management activities such as risk assessments and failure mode and effect

  • Develop & support Innovation & conceptual projects

  • Besides these areas you also possess a broad insight and understanding of the turbine components and control strategy


  • Ph.D / Master's / Bachelor's in Electrical / Electro - Mechanical / Instrumentation & controls / Controls / Mechatronics / Similar specialization

  • 4-10 years of Working experience in Simulation/Modelling tools such as MATLAB SIMULINK

  • Solid Competence in Mathematical modeling of Electro-Mechanical, Hydraulic Systems

  • Working knowledge of Control Design and Control Tuning using a Model-Based Control Approach


  • Solid in Control Theory

  • Programming knowledge in C++, SQL

  • Control System Modelling, Controller Design, Controller Tuning & Controller Verification

  • Good knowledge in Power generation concepts

  • Knowledge in Aero Dynamics

  • Preference will be given for candidate with experience in Wind Turbine Controls

What We Offer

We offer you a versatile job in a motivating and collaborative team in a global environment. The working environment in Load & Control is informal but with clear direction. You will have a great opportunity to develop your innovative thoughts and technical skills in a global environment. Vestas is keen on developing both your professional and personal skills, and for the right candidate, the position will be a distinctive platform for further professional development in a global environment.

Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be in Chennai (India) / Mumbai (India) / Porto / Spain / Germany.
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 28th March 2023.

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.
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