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General Electric Senior Requisition Engineer in Barcelona, Spain

Job Description Summary

The Senior Requisition Engineer will lead the engineering execution of new offshore wind farm projects as the primary liaison between engineering, project office, manufacturing, supply chain, installation, commissioning, our customers, and our customers’ contractors. The scope includes the responsibility to translate the wind turbine supply agreement contract into engineering deliverables and the associated planning to meet the customer commitments.

The requisition engineer will provide technical leadership to the engineering team and will be hold accountable to ensure on-time, on-quality and on-cost delivery of engineering scope according to project requirements

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

The Senior Requisition Engineer will ensure fulfillment of customer orders in compliance with contractual requirements. In doing so, he or she will:

  • Actively participate in customer meetings, being able to connect customer needs with our products’ available options and features

  • Assist the Project office team to ensure successful project gate reviews as ultimate engineering responsible

  • Translate project requirements into product definition within our system of record, PLM, and issue bills of materials to supply chain

  • Ensure product compliance with project and customer specific requirements (EHS, Regulatory Compliance, certification, DTOs for customizations, etc.)

  • Provide timely & accurate responses to customer technical inquiries and issues, efficiently leveraging our global matrixed engineering organization as needed

  • Identify all necessary deliverables for each phase of the project and implement necessary actions to get them duly delivered on time.

  • Provide technical support to customers and field teams for turbine assembly, installation, and commissioning through final customer acceptance of the wind farm

  • Create and/or facilitate project specific customer & commissioning documentation

  • Facilitate the configuration of control software and parameters based upon the site requirements and specific unit configurations

  • Establish and maintain relationships with both external and internal representatives to ensure that customer requirements are ultimately understood and achieved

  • Manage project schedules, providing direction through clear written instructions regarding special customer requirements to component owners and allocated resources to complete engineering deliverables in support of projects timelines

  • Liaise between customers and Engineering regarding balance of plant equipment for configuring interfaces, safety protections, and control systems for both the wind turbine and the entire wind farm

  • Manage cross-functional teams in executing customer specific designs per contractual requirements

  • Mentor team members and drive best practices and learnings from one project to another

  • Identify key project technical risks & associated mitigation plans and provide timely communications on significant issues

  • Identify project opportunities increasing project margin and drive associated variation orders

  • Manage engineering budget and KPIs to achieve project goals

  • Apply GE and industry processes and standards

  • Support the resolution of non-conformities and implementation of design changes (EC)

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Master of Science in Engineering

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in engineering with experience in project management

  • Demonstrated experience in interacting with external customers

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken).

  • Used to work in global multidisciplinary teams

  • Ability and availability to travel (national and international: UK, US) 10% to 20% of the year

  • Strong, self-directed, collaborative team player with interpersonal, communication, & presentation skills

  • Comfortable providing technical presentations to peers, customers, and leadership regarding the details of technical issues and project status. Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

  • Experience using PLM (Enovia is preferred)

Desired Characteristics

  • Project or Business management complementary education. Strong Project Management experience

  • Experience in wind turbine business

  • Ability to interpret technical drawings, wiring schematics, and 3D models

  • Understanding of grid integration requirements

  • Experience with technical interfaces definition among several customer contractors, including structural, mechanical and electrical components.

  • If not already familiar with basic network tools (IP addresses), control systems, and SCADA systems, the candidate must be enthusiastic about gaining a fundamental working knowledge of these tools within three to six months

  • Positive thinking

  • Cross functional Management ability

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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