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General Electric Senior Wind Turbine Aerodynamics Engineer (f/m) in Salzbergen, Germany

Role Summary:

The Onshore Wind Engineering Aero and Acoustics team is responsible for wind turbine aerodynamics incl. blade aerodynamic design, aero performance, blade aeroacoustics and turbine acoustics. The Aero and Acoustics team is seeking for support in the field of wind turbine aerodynamics, in particular aerodynamic simulation methods.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and further develop the BEM aero kernel within the Wind turbine MBS environment

  • Develop, implement and validate a vortex line method within the Wind turbine MBS environment

  • Lead strategic initiative(s) to improve the accuracy of wind turbine system simulation aerodynamics

  • Support product design and validation

  • Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through analysis, preparation and presentation of technical material to internal and external audiences.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering

  • Experience in wind turbine aerodynamics and operability

  • Experience in aerodynamic simulation methods

  • System or product-level mindset

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in wind turbine rotor aerodynamics

  • Software development experience

  • Preferred programming languages: Python, Matlab, C

  • MBS experience (preferably Simpack)

  • CFD experience

  • Experience in aerodynamics wind tunnel or field testing

  • Track record of solving tough technical problems

  • Strong technical acumen, hands on problem solver

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

About Us:

GE Renewable Energy is a $10 billion business with an innovative spirit and entrepreneurial mindset, bringing together one of the broadest energy products and digital services portfolios in the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro and innovative technologies such as hybrid systems and concentrated solar power, 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 80 countries, GE Renewable Energy is working on new ways to power the world’s biggest economies and most remote communities.

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Locations: Germany, Spain, United States; South Carolina; Salzbergen, Munich, Berlin, Barcelona, Greenville

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