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Engineer, Design for Manufacture

GE Energy
Role Summary:To drive design changes on existing CAT 1 blade products from within the context of operational plants. The focus shall be on design for manufacture improving the design intent to reduce product cost, cycle time and labour hours in the plant.The engineer will be based in one plant but will also have a mandate to support similar operations within their region or globally.

Essential Responsibilities:The engineer will be project focused and although operating within a plant will not necessarily have daily responsibility for support of activities within that plant.

Product Development Looks for opportunities on existing blade production

Packages them into project with a business case and associated project plan

Executes the project utilizing other areas of the business as necessary to implement.

Plant Provide functional support on level 3 QCRs and launches

Product Engineering Final decision makers on disposition of repairs and instructions

New capacity Prime contact in new launches

Global Process & Quality engineering During launch, establish direct feedback on processes and measurement systems

New product development Present during NPD launches and ensure smooth handover of QCR handling

Quality Assurance & Improvement Support FAI, process audit, plant assessment, other audit

Drive continuous improvement 1). Identify opportunities for continuous improvement on the blade product drive them through as projects.

Examples may include working with blade design team to adapt layup sequence to improve Design for Manufacture Responsibility, Full Blade CT, DM curve for current production blades

Qualifications/Requirements:Education Masters level degree in Engineering with Composites is required

External Experience 3+ years in design and production engineering (wind industry preferred)

Product development experience essential

Knowledge of Composite Structures (design and failure modes) essential

Commercial Focus understanding of business context within operations

Ability to drive and lead projects

Certifications Green belt certified preferred

Internal LM trainings/qualifications LM Induction training

Knowledge and Skills Technical Skills: Composites design calculations (hand calcs, blade analytical assessments, basic FEA)

Technical Skills: CAD and or drawing creation/review, writing of clear instructions

Technical Skills: Assessment of Overall situation for technical problem solving look at effect on product from process, equipment or other factors

Pragmatic approach and proven ability to analyse data

Able to drive positive change

Able to clearly communicate, convince, motivate and inspire others

Able to work in a multi-cultural team

Languages: English + at least one other language

Well organized, self-driven person, able to work and complete tasks independently and on time

Be willing and used to travelling, up to 10 weeks traveling per year

Desired Characteristics:Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to influence others and lead small teams. Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact. Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. Effective problem identification and solution skills. Proven analytical and organizational ability.

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GEs mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.comAdditional Locations:China;HeBei;Qinhuangdao;


Posted: 2020-07-23 Expires: 2020-08-22

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