Electrical design Engineer

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Chennai, India

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17 days ago

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!

Applications, Controls & Electrical > Control Hardware > Yaw, Lubrication & Hydraulics

You will be part of the very important area, Yaw, Lubrication and Hydraulics within the Control HW organisation in Vestas' R&D. We develop the next generations control hardware solutions by utilizing the techniques of system engineering, modularization, and simulation to make the new wind turbines even smarter and thereby shaping the future of modern energy.
Your colleagues consists of Electrical Engineers, CAD Designers and technical leads based in Denmark and Chennai. The area is responsible for specifying and integrating the auxiliary control panels connected Yaw, Lubrication and Hydraulics in the Nacelle. Together with our suppliers, you will create solutions that are modular and can be reused across all our turbine platforms. The wind business is looking into an enormous increase and therefore one of our focuses are to reuse, simulate and automate more to deliver more with less.
The area is involved in various activities including innovation projects, feasibility studies and prototype testing, while focusing on product development as our main goal. Our core competencies are within electrical engineering, integration of products and requirements specifications. In everything we do we aim to display proven leadership and build products based on robust design. We live the Vestas values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion, which form the backbone for our culture of striving for world class.


  • Your main responsibilities is to handle and provide solutions for VPS, in Control infrastructure

  • You will be responsible for designing and delivering high quality design solutions on time, on budget and efficiency improvement

  • Working in close interaction and collaboration with our global R&D teams as well as external suppliers

  • Creating designs according to Vestas stage gate model, from early idea/concept development stage, detailed design through verification and implementation

  • Providing electrical support to Service Technicians in troubleshooting and repair via phone / ticket or on site

  • Evaluating damages on main components and perform RCAs, give recommendations to Service organization

  • Identify, develop and validate technical improvement measures as part of the continuous improvement process

  • Providing answers to technical questions to internal and external stakeholders, taking part in customer or supplier meetings and seminars


  • Bachelor's / Master's in Electrical / Similar specialization

  • 3+ years of professional senior experience with electrical design and detailed design

  • Knowledge with Control panel design

  • Knowledge of Low-Voltage component and system testing

  • Knowledge on International standards such as IEC, UL, etc., preferably IEC 60204-1 Machine directive

  • You have particular insight into the Nacelle and lubrication systems

  • Working experience from a global company is good to have


  • You have a natural deep understanding of knowledge-sharing, lead, guide and coach your colleagues

  • You are outgoing and communicate with power and trust

  • You find it challenging and interesting to work with other people in a large organisation and are capable of building up an intensive network across cultures and time zones

  • You have a high level of motivation and get things done

  • Advanced communication skills in English (oral and written)

What We Offer

We offer you a job in Aarhus, Denmark with high degree of involvement from project concept to final verification. You will get to work on a high level with the newest state-of-art technologies and have a significant impact the growth of Vestas future growth. You will have many interested and supportive parties across a large true global organisation, which have been consolidated and streamlined over the past few years.
You will have excellent opportunities for cross disciplinary and personal development. The work environment is characterized by being result-orientated and project focused at high professional level and with a significant technical commitment.

Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be Vestas India, 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 31st May 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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