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General Electric Senior Engineer, Component design in Kolding, Denmark

Job Description Summary

You join a team with a global footprint, a company with 30+ years of experience in design and manufacturing of wind turbine blades and direct access to state of art laboratories and test facilities.

The role can be in Denmark, UK or India.

In the Product Engineering department, you will be the structural design owner of different blade components from its cradle to grave securing components design reliability from design to manufacturing and all the way through the entire blade lifetime. You will be working with a cross functional team of experts from different backgrounds; mechanical, electrical, material and process engineering as well as product management and sales.

To fulfil the market requirements and deliver more powerful and efficient blades, fundamental developments in some of the existing technologies become necessary. Lightning Protection and Ice Mitigation Systems are one of these areas where LM Wind Power has been working on developing enhanced technologies. With these new developments, metallic parts have become the key elements of blade composite structures which directly affecting wind turbines efficiency and reliability.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design development of blade metallic components (e.g. for Lightning Protection and Ice Mitigation Systems) and support the manufacturing implementation.

  • Characterize and validate the component strength by means of proper testing methods

  • Define design specifications, specify technical requirements and write technical reports

  • Lead and own components D-FMEA and support P-FMEA

  • Evaluate components lifetime using statistical and reliability analysis

  • Establish modelling and calculation tools to verify blade components and blade designs

  • Contribute to RCA, technical support in communication with certification parties

Required Qualifications

  • MSc or PhD degree in a mechanical or similar

  • Extensive industrial experience within design and manufacturing of composite structures

  • You have knowledge at expert level within the area of metals:

  • Steel types, alloys, hardening and metals in general

  • Joining techniques

  • Cables for electrical components

  • Manufacturing methods for metallic components

  • Surface coating and corrosion protection

  • Highly skilled in analytical calculations of strength of materials, fracture mechanics, fatigue analysis

  • Experience with DFMEA and PFMEA

  • Understanding of design for six-sigma and reliability analysis.

  • Experience with Lightning Protection systems or other high voltage electrical components is a big advantage

  • Experience within CAD-design is a plus

Desired Characteristics

  • Structured, data driven and focused on results and costumer values, both internal and external

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Be able to explain complex topics in a high level and simple way.

  • Excellent in collaboration and teamworking in a multi cross functional team.

Additional Information

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