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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.
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