Assistant Lead / Lead Engineer - Mechanical

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Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a driving force 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!

Regional Operations Team APAC > Turbines ASP > Engineering Support APAC

Turbines ASP is part of Service Organization supporting the Service and Construction organizations on technical support and acting as the link between VPS and local business units.


  • Technical support on all the general mechanical components and Drive train support including and not limited to gearboxes, oil analysis, bearings, mechanical endoscopes, and condition monitoring
  • Secure technical know - how within the group on hydraulic units (pitch system), oil analysis, main shaft arrangement, blade bearings, torque arms, transmission systems, rotating unit, yaw gears and yaw bearings, bolts & torques
  • Ability to translate the technical issues into a business case and support SBU on the continuous improvements
  • Act as one voice towards the global organization on the Technical issues, and be a single point contact for the R&D
  • Collaborate with various service units across ASP, understand the pain points, create projects for the cost out ideas
  • Creating high level technical reports i.e., root cause analysis, inspection & Serious incident report if need
  • Escalate and work with technology team to approve the cost out ideas for the implementation
  • Participate in various forums, drive and contribute in various cost out ideas and Turbine availability drivers
  • Data collection, analysis and deriving projects for driving down cost and increasing the availability
  • Managing technical projects


  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering with 8-15 years of technical experience
  • Wind turbine knowledge/experience preferred
  • Project Management experience (as project participant or project manager) a plus
  • DMAIC process experience is an advantage


  • Proven expertise in the maintenance engineering of hydraulic systems, gearboxes, and bearings is a prerequisite
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a mechanical background specialising in gearboxes, coupled with professional experience in industrial maintenance and research and development (R&D)
  • Candidates with a mechanical background specialising in drivetrain and hydraulics, along with relevant professional experience in industrial maintenance and R&D, will be favored
  • A demonstrated understanding of gears, bearings, mechanical condition monitoring, endoscopy, and oil analysis is advantageous
  • Additional experience with Blades and Towers is considered a plus
  • Strong communication skills, a high technical proficiency, and excellent proficiency in English are essential
  • Innovative analytical and problem-solving capabilities are desired
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks effectively in a challenging environment is crucial
  • Outstanding Time/Project Management skills are expected

What We Offer

Join an exciting role that involves providing technical support as a mechanical engineer in the wind turbine industry. This position offers excellent prospects for both professional and personal growth within a stimulating environment at the forefront of global wind turbine manufacturing. At our company, we highly appreciate initiative, trustworthiness, and a harmonious blend of creativity and quality in all our solutions.As part of our team, you'll be immersed in a highly professional setting with a strong technical focus. The work atmosphere is defined by its results-driven and project-oriented nature.

Additional Information

Your primary location will be in 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 2024.


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DEIB Statement

At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 173 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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