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General Electric Senior Systems Engineer – Onshore Wind (m/f/d) in Barcelona, Spain

Job Description Summary

The systems Engineering team is seeking a Senior System Engineer with demonstrated wind turbine system expertise to provide technical leadership in the development and implementation of NPI, RTS and strategic projects.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

  • You will be responsible for system level trades and decisions, contribution to and approval of requirements (through DMs) and customer facing technical documents, and direct contributions to projects as a system engineer.

  • You will provide technical guidance and team support on product and program definition, as well as contributing to continuous improvement in product development processes from conceptualization to validation and certification.

  • Provide wind turbine system expertise through all phases of product development, from requirements definition through design and development, validation and product life-cycle support

  • Lead and/or oversee system conceptual design studies and trade-offs that address product CTQs such as cost, power performance, noise, reliability & operability

  • Contribute to and approve system requirements (through Design Memos)-Contribute to and approve customer facing technical documents

  • Responsible for complex assignments with long-term business implications, impacting the products’ technical success

  • Establish design strategies, contribute to multi-generation system and technology plans in conjunction with Platform and Sub-system Managers-Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through analysis, preparation and presentation of technical material to internal and external audiences

  • Contribute to new and revised design practices

  • Demonstrate effective risk mitigation and technical problem solving-Drive simplification and standardization of best practices into engineering analyses, validation, and design execution

  • Drive implementation of control technologies to mitigate mechanical loads & improve turbine power performance targeting LCOE reduction.

  • Drive simplification in managing high variability of Onshore LC platforms targeting multiple regions, regarding design, validation and certifications. -Collaborate with wind farm engineering team and provide solutions to enhance application space.

  • Work closely with the Controlled Tittle Holders community across the business and global team members to ensure high quality and consistency on systems design and trade off decisions.

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in Engineering

  • Demonstrated experience working on wind turbine system-related projects, issues and/or technologies.

  • System or product-level mindset and experience in simultaneous engineering new product development processes.-Effective problem identification and solving ability.

  • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional and global environment-Strong oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, leading and influencing skills and a positive energy-Expert knowledge on wind turbine component design criteria and wind turbine systems integration

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 :

  • Experience in Wind Turbine Controls, Operability and/or Loads Simulations.

  • Ability to break-down complex issues, determine possible courses of action, and enable effective decision making.

  • Conceptual design and system-level trade-off experience.

  • Field issues, test and/or validation experience

  • Knowledgeable about GE Wind Turbine design practices and 3rd party certification requirements-Strong technical aptitude

  • Experience in wind Turbine Certification Processes

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes