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Global Service Operations, Quality & HSE > Global Operations Engineering > Plant Operations Engineering

We Deliver Plant Operation Enhancement To Vestas Service Stakeholders By Engineering Innovative Solutions And Leading Plant Operations SME Communities. We will support Vestas Service business by making tools and processes available to perform the service in the most beneficial and structured way. We provide technical support to Service Operations stakeholders on legacy Plant products, Plant Cyber Security and electrical models (GCC and BoP).

We maintain communications and promote knowledge sharing across Vestas global and regional Vestas Service stakeholders. Ensure the operational readiness of Plant products and service deliveries To provide solutions for Service Operations, covering lifetime operation optimization, supporting Vestas Aftersales business and fulfilling Vestas obligation of maintaining the Plant products under Service.


  • As a Power Plant Control Engineer in Global Plant Operations Engineering department, you will be a core member of the engineering team that brings together the ideas across the electrical area into value adding projects
  • Your area of responsibility will be, but not excluded to: Provide technical control solutions for installed Vestas Power Plant operations, provide Vestas PPC software products, considering all brand equipment
  • Maintain current Vestas PPC installed power plants' performance to support the grid
  • Propose and implement design concepts for all types of power plant control solutions for installed power plant upgrading
  • Conduct verification tests and generate reports for proving the control solutions
  • Provide technical solutions to address specific challenges on integrating multiple types of asset units with wind turbines for installed power plants into the grid without impacting stability and reliability
  • Collect requirements from all regions
  • Provide Service requirements to VPS for new products development
  • Interface with electrical modeling team for installed Gen Units and Power Plant Controller, with focus on delivering highest possible quality
  • Participate in cross functional teams developing power system related functionality of wind turbines and power plant controllers
  • Lead and secure performance and quality of hybrid power plant simulations models through testing and validation
  • Review and ensure engineering designs and supporting the other engineers in the project team
  • Scope and specify tasks to reach department and project goals
  • Contribute to the technical area roadmap and strategy
  • Support aftersales business roadmap for power plant operations solutions
  • Contribute to power plant lifetime grid compliance solutions
  • Support PPC software certification work for installed power plant operations


  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering or an Electrical Engineering or a Power System Engineering
  • Understanding on plant operations and grid stability
  • Experience in software design for industrial control applications, and comfortable working with hardware experts
  • Experience in SCADA systems, power plant controllers and networking equipment
  • Experience in handling end to end complex technical projects
  • Experience in technical communication skills with the ability to gather requirements from stakeholders and handle stakeholder expectations
  • Experience in handling projects and activities in a very innovative environment
  • Supervise sub-contractors and sub suppliers
  • Certified Prince2 practitioner
  • Familiar with MATLAB Simulink
  • Familiar with PSCAD or PowerFactory
  • Advantage if familiar with RSLogix


  • An outgoing person with good communication/presentation skills
  • Organized, Process oriented and thrive with changes
  • Fluent in English (C level or higher)
  • Service, professional and solutions minded person
  • Good understanding of machines, components and software
  • Ability to drill down and communicate complex issues in easy understandable
  • Customer-oriented and have the ability to understand the complete business value chain
  • You should believe in and comply to our values of Collaboration, Simplicity, Passion and Accountability

What We Offer

Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, attractive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a brilliant future! To meet business growing needs, Vestas needs a lot of expertise to join us. We care and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: A broad program of on job training, A good platform for professional and personal development, Bonus Program, Colorful team activities and etc.

Additional Information

The work location is in Chennai, India. 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.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.