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Lead Engineer - Controls

Vestas India
Location: Chennai, Experience: 7 years - 10 years
Posted On: 01-Sep-2022 | Last Date to Apply: 31-Oct-2022 | No: of Vacancies : 1

Company Profile:

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. 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.

Job description:

Requisition ID:  30434


Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Professional

Type of position:  Full-Time

Job Function:  Engineering


Professional | Full-Time | Engineering 

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!


Product Solutions & Integreation > Loads & Controls > LaC 2/4 MW Products


Vestas Power Solutions is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. To put it short, we are shaping the future of modern energy and we operate on a global scale with more than 1,300 employees. As a part of Vestas Power Solutions, the Load & Control (LaC) department is one of the key areas in shaping the products of the future. In close corporation with our internal product owner, we balance the trade-offs between power production and loading of our turbines, essentially leading to the most innovative new products introduced to the market.
Within Load & Control the LaC 2/4 MW Products department is a solid, diverse, and global team with colleagues split across three locations: Chennai (India), Porto (Portugal) and Aarhus (Denmark). We are all together responsible for the 2/4MW product portfolio within Load and Control.



  • As a Control Engineer in LaC 2/4MW Products you will be driving the technical aspects of Loads and Control development for a specific product from feasibility to full validation and certification

  • Ensure that the quality of work done by the team fulfills the high standards of Vestas and Loads and Control

  • Frontend scoping and execution of initiatives to improve our existing methods and processes

  • Frontend scoping and execution of new turbine variants from a loads and control perspective


  • PhD / Master's / Bachelor's in Mechatronics / Instrumentation & Controls / Similar specialization

  • In close collaboration with our internal stakeholders, balance the trade-offs between power production and loading

  • Define requirements for control strategies for new wind turbines

  • Development and validation of wind turbine aeroelastic models

  • Propel test and integration of innovative technologies onto new products

  • Calculate design loads, power performance and noise levels, for internal and external stakeholders

  • Propel the certification process of wind turbines, including performing the design loads verification test campaign on prototype wind turbines


  • Experience in within Wind industry is good to have

  • Good competences within control of mechanical systems

  • Experience in dynamic simulation of mechanical systems

  • Programming experience for example in Matlab

  • Experience in handling projects following milestones and meeting deadlines, and maybe you are certified in project management

  • Experience or knowledge of aero elastic tools as Flex5, Bladed or HAWC2

  • Proven history in running wind turbine product development from a load and control perspective

  • knowledge of innovative simulation of mechanical systems

  • Experience in version control systems, e.g. GIT and agile planning tools, e.g. Jira


Oil and Gas/Power/Energy

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Job Type:

Full Time

Diversity Tags:

Not Applicable