General Electric Validation Engineer, Mechanical in Various, India

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Role Summary:

The Validation Engineer, Mechanical is responsible for validating the functions and performance for the wind turbines to ensure they all meet the requirements, as well as some specific tests for components or sub-system to understand the behavior or performance in operation. This role will manage the test equipment and coordinate the schedule for the field validation as well as some co-simulation of expected results for model validation and reports as input for Design Engineers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with cross function teams and third party to build up the test plan, arrange the test equipment and present results of the tests

  • Lead the team for the sensor mounting and data acquisition system, collect data in routine rhythm

  • Manage the project to ensure the successful execution of the validation plan, report out if any potential risks

  • Review data and ensure it is correct

  • Interpret abnormal data and troubleshooting

  • Conduct the data analysis, validation and present the results to stakeholders Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor or above degree in Mechanical Engineering or comparable field

  • Significant experience in working machine testing and validation

  • Basic knowledge of measuring systems and data processing software

  • Positive mindset with strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving

  • Ability to climb wind towers

  • Good communications skills, verbal and written, English language required

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional and global environment

  • Flexibility of working hours with global sites

  • Self-motivated, and willing to travel

  • EU Work Permit - if contracted in SpainNon-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:

  • Wind turbine system knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of measuring Strain, Pressure, Temperature, Acceleration and displacement.

  • Knowledge of IEC 61400-13 loads measurements,

  • Experience with analysis of loads and vibration data

  • Demonstrated ability to document, plan, and execute multiple program deliverables. Locations: India, Spain; Barcelona, Bangalore