General Electric Senior Application Engineer in Heerhugowaard, Netherlands

Role Summary:

The Senior Application Engineer is part of the Front End Engineering unit within LM Engineering organization. The Front End Engineering unit comprises of initial concept design, aero-acoustics, technical account managers, and application engineering. In this role, you will ensure voice of customer is captured in the blade specification and support of technical account managers, and will combine technical knowledge and offerings of LM to customers

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Senior Application Engineer, you will:

  • Bridge the gap / communicate at all levels with a vision of full technical life cycles of LM blade offerings to customers

  • Be familiar with rotor design and process of rotor sizing, conceptual design of turbine, and requirements of the wind turbine OEM to deliver expected performance for lowering cost of energy (LCOE)

  • Support technical account managers with customer projects

  • Support projects within customer opportunity delivery program

  • Ensure a robust technical road-map development / expectation of performance and LCoE

  • Deal with dynamic project requirements and stakeholder expectations in a highly competitive environment and gain higher transparency with focus on customer

  • Boost attendance to customer technical inquires throughout the development of the blade

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or related field from an accredited university or college and/or equivalent knowledge/experience

  • Significant experience in the wind industry with knowledge of rotor blades and the correlation to wind turbine as a system

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or related field from an accredited university or college and/or equivalent knowledge/experience

  • International experience working with leading wind turbine manufacturers

  • Strong technology development skills

  • Strong technical background

  • Strong communication skills with attentiveness to customers’ needs

  • Proactive, persistent and consequent in actions

  • Strong in timely delivery of high quality work

  • Excellent collaboration and teamwork skills

  • Structured, methodical and consistent

About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions

that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology

and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business (approx. 9300 employees globally), is the world’s leading supplier of blades to the wind industry, and the only supplier that operates on a global basis. The wind turbine industry is becoming increasingly complex, with radical progress made over the last few decades, providing great opportunities for professional development and a work environment that promotes initiative and creativity. If working in a company which creates state-of-the-art technology and processes attracts you, LM Wind Power has a career for you.

Visit www.lmwindpower.com for more information and follow @lmwindpower on social media.

GE Renewable Energy is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power and more recently turbine blades, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. With more than 22,000 employees present in more than 55 countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy.

Visit www.gerenewableenergy.com for more information and follow @GErenewables on social media.

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Locations: Denmark, Netherlands; Heerhugowaard, Kolding (Denmark)