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General Electric Mechanical Engineering Manager - Offshore in Barcelona, Spain

Job Description Summary

The Mechanical Engineering Manager will provide leadership to a high skilled and global engineering team executing business critical new product developments, driving cost competitiveness, and ensuring world class subsystem performance of the Haliade X Offshore platform.

Job Description

The Mechanical Engineering Manager will provide leadership to a high skilled and global engineering team executing business critical new product developments, driving cost competitiveness, and ensuring world class subsystem performance of the Haliade X Offshore platform.

You will work together with Supply Chain, EHS and Operations among other relevant stakeholders, to deliver the best solution from a whole value chain perspective.

Scope of the department includes but not limited to central frame structures, yaw system, bolted connection, and internals (platforms, cable routing…)

Responsibilities include:

  • Full ownership and accountability for quality of deliverables, on time delivery, design cost, dfmea, performance, availability, weight, and general targets defined by the business related to the subsystem.

  • Team management and development towards successfully achievement of targets through different programs related to Haliade X.

  • Lead a global, multi-faceted Engineering team with responsibility for setting priorities, shaping culture and strategic planning.

  • Provide cross-functional leadership to ensure a cohesive, differentiated, and market-leading subsystem technology strategy from design through customer fulfillment.

  • Drive Engineering Excellence across the team.

  • Ensure appropriate operating rhythm to ensure KPI business targets are met by the team, driving simplification, efficiency, productivity, and overall team performance.

  • Partner with stakeholders to drive action plans aiming to deliver world class quality.

  • Provide leadership with high integrity and oversight of processes protecting Intellectual Property, export-controlled information, and strategic technology.

  • Promote professional growth through timely performance feedback, coaching and counseling.

  • Ensure company compliance initiatives and training requirements are implemented within work group.

  • Drive the Reward & Recognition process, promote Fun at Work.

  • Define roles and responsibilities for assigned personnel.

  • Conduct performance appraisals and participate in salary planning.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in an Engineering or related discipline. Preferably mechanical.

  • Minimum 10 years proven technology and/or product management experience.

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).

  • Significant experience in leadership roles in similar functional positions with proven successful record.

Desired Characteristics

  • Wind industry expertise with proven results developing & implementing technology programs.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including: ownership, self-motivated, problem solving, analytical, team player, communication skills, negotiation, prioritization, strong resolution mindset and ability to develop relationships and work across cultural boundaries in a global team.

  • Demonstrated system thinking: ability to assess tradeoffs, effectively assess risk, and optimize results.

  • Strategic thinker with demonstrated ability to set vision and lead team to successful outcomes.

  • Business acumen and customer focus.

  • Demonstrated ability to work horizontally across stakeholders to influence outcomes.

  • Prior experience in New Product Introduction (NPI) programs with proven ability delivering complex programs on schedule, within budget, and proven component performance.

Strong understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals and design engineering.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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