Senior Shell Engineer, Tower Structures
General Electric Company
hace 28 días

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Role Summary :

GE is looking for an experienced Tower Engineer responsible of performing structural design and analysis of wind turbine tower components within the Tower and Foundation Subsystem team.

Essential Responsibilities :

The Design Engineer supports the product through the entire life cycle from conceptual design through design and development, testing, qualification, manufacturing and installed fleet support.

They drive technical excellence and continuous improvement in the design, cost performance, producibility and reliability of the component(s) under their responsibility.

In addition, will work with diverse, cross-functional teams to execute component / system trade off studies and select the best designs and technologies against multiple criteria.

  • Design tower shell and tower structural components for wind turbines with analytical and FEA methods
  • Responsible for Design, Development, Testing and Certification to prove component function and reliability
  • Provide innovative design solutions to meet aggressive timing, product cost and reliability targets
  • Create and revise drawings, specifications and design practices applying GE and industry processes and standards
  • Knowledge management, technology watch and intellectual property
  • Work cross functionally with quality teams, manufacturing engineers, sourcing, suppliers, field support and others to improve product quality and first-time yield
  • Support manufacturing, sourcing and field support with issue resolution and quick corrective actions for design related causes (nonconformities)
  • Drive quick, complete technical root cause analysis of field failures and identify design related corrective actions to prevent recurrence
  • Support global supply chain activities for quality assurance and fulfillment across the globe
  • Identify and execute cost saving ideas and strategies
  • Drive lessons learned, best practices and standardization into drawings, specifications, design practices and processes
  • Qualifications / Requirements :

    B.A. / M.A. (or equivalent) in Mechanical, Structural or Material Engineering or equivalent knowledge or experience

    Strong experience in design of mechanical systems

    Significant experience in wind turbine design and its components

    Solid experience in designing, qualifying supplier and fleet support for mechanical components

    Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

    Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Fluent English written and spoken, also fluent Spanish / German depending on location application

    Technical drawing and design interpretation background

    Ability to work with global team members across cultural boundaries, ability to work in a matrix team environment

    If contracted in Spain :

    Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country : NIE-

    Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring.

    GE will not sponsor this requirement.

    Desired Characteristics :

    Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

    Undergraduate specialization in Mechanical, Structural or Civil engineering

    Master Degree in Mechanical, Structural or Civil Engineering or equivalent knowledge or experience

    Working knowledge of 3D-CAD tools like UG

    Working knowledge of Ansys / Workbench or other finite element analysis tools

    Experience / knowledge in main recognized design codes, guidelines and standards

    Experience / knowledge in non-linear buckling analysis, fatigue analysis, structural dynamics and experimental validation

    Experience working with suppliers, OEMs or customers

    Locations : Germany, Spain; Barcelona, Salzbergen

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