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General Electric Senior Engineer - Mechanical Component in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

The component design team develops all the building blocks for blade designs: Blade shell constructions, adhesive joints, turbine interface, aero add on’s etc. Majority of the blades is composite materials, but steel, polymer and other material types are also part of the design.

In this role there are two distinct elements:

Working as hands-on experienced Senior engineer within designated component area. You will be working on tasks and projects owning the components through the project span: from identification of need for a new component, through ideation, validation, implementation, and optimization. You will execute specific developments and be responsible for the component design delivered to the customer. You will involve relevant departments: process, testing, materials to secure the outcome in the form of validated building blocks.

Develop skills and competences across all relevant component areas in APAC region. Support employees in reaching the goals defined by their respective component leader.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide solutions to specific technical and business problems through component design.

  • Plan and scope new component developments according to needs and wants from customers and/or horizontals.

  • In collaboration with other vertical functions agree on scope and approaches to solve technical challenges within the components e.g. material, design, process path or a combination hereof.

  • Execute on agreed projects and deliver to quality, cost and timeline.

  • Specify components and design rules in design specifications according to established procedures.

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements. This work would include mechanical engineering for all products / Components

  • Developing specialized knowledge in Blade Components Function. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development, and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.

  • Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering. Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Technically Lead projects, explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.

Required Qualifications

  • A higher degree in a mechanical engineering, ph.d. level is an advantage.

  • Highly skilled in mechanical design of composite components

  • Knowledge and hands on experience with finite element analysis and fracture mechanics is expected.

  • Experienced with composite prototype building.

  • Knowledge of wind turbine blade design and manufacture

  • Several years of experience in design of wind turbine blades or other structural component consisting of composite materials.

  • A good communicator that can explain complex technical matters to executive leaders

  • Inclusive leadership style (Technical lead as mentor / reviewer of work of other team members, handled diverse views (conflict) to technical solutions) that can lead an international team spread across multiple locations.

  • Demonstrated experience to build Technical competence in the team and support to management

  • Strong English language skill (verbal and writing)

Desired Characteristics

  • Can manage high level complexity and volatility in daily work.

  • Demonstrated Technical leadership skills to successfully motivate and drive accountability for diverse teams through involvement, safety and collaboration in a global organization.

  • Execution oriented: can drive technology development forward while maintaining a high level of knowledge and understanding.

  • Not afraid of getting hands dirty to learn and improve: promptly gets hands on whether it is in the laboratory, factory or in the field.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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