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Lead Engineer - Product Structure & Analysis

GE Energy
Bengaluru, KA 560002
**Job Description Summary**

As Lead Engineer, you will lead product structure design of composite Wind Turbine Blades with accountability & ownership through collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders. In this role, you will utilize your experience to independently execute structure design from conceptual ideas to realization into product, fulfilling all internal and regulatory compliance requirements. Further, as Lead Engineer you are expected to improve structural tools & methods and provide guidance/coaching to young engineers on design methodologies & solution for their task execution.



**Job Description**



**Roles and Responsibilities**



+ Own composite structure design for NPI blade and/or Technology project and develop structural solutions that are competitive in performance, cost, and quality

+ Partner closely with Technical Account Manager and/or Product Manager to deliver on structure design solutions within stringent timeline from predesign phase to implementation in factory.

+ Perform design & analysis of composite structure concepts using CATIA, ABAQUS & In-house tools.

+ Accountable to identify key design risks and propose adequate mitigation plan through comprehensive DFMEA for the blade structure.

+ Collaborate with FEA engineer on design iterations to ensure fulfilment of all certification and internal design criterions for the blade structure.

+ Work closely with cross functional team to identify and correct any design related potential obstacles to manufacturing. Proactively support blade start-up and ramp-up in production on structure design related queries for quick approvals & dispositions.

+ Collaborate with test and validation center of excellence to ensure all regulatory compliance and internal test requirements are achieved

+ Participate in technical discussions/meetings related to blade structure with customers and/or certification bodies and represent LM

+ Lead and/or participate as a presenter and/or reviewer in structure design review

+ Lead root cause analysis of blade failures and identify design related corrective actions to prevent recurrence

+ Provide guidance and coaching to young engineers enable them to efficiently execute assigned tasks



**Required Qualifications**



+ Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace or Civil Structural Engineering from a reputed university

+ 8-12 years of experience in a mechanical structural design engineering position

+ 5+ years of experience in composite material structural design and analysis preferably in wind turbine rotor blade

+ Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

+ Global experience with proven ability to work with international and/or cross-functional teams across cultural boundaries

+ Fluent in English, Verbal & Written



**Desired Characteristics**



+ Master's Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace or Civil Engineering with specialization in Structural stream from a reputed university



+ Solid background in mechanical design with sound engineering fundamentals

+ Willingness to adapt and explore LM inhouse blade design tools and processes

+ Proficient in CATIA composite design with focus on attention to details

+ Proficient in structural finite element analysis using ABAQUS/PATRAN with focus on results interpretation and efficient design changes to achieve desired outcome

+ Familiarity with GD&T, 2D Drawings, Teamcenter, Work Instructions with good understanding of Product Lifecycle Management

+ Knowledge of wind turbine rotor blade full scale manufacturing and component level process trials

+ Exposure of wind turbine rotor blade full scale test and coupon/sub-article tests

+ Ability and willingness to challenge legacy design processes, safety factors, materials to drive LM forward

+ Demonstrated ability to lead projects, manage stakeholders with accountability and ownership

+ Proactive, self-motivated, and innovative in approach with focus on possibilities than limitations

+ Willingness to travel (domestic/international) at short notice for around 20% of time



**Additional Information**



**Relocation Assistance Provided:** Yes

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Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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