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Lead Supplier Quality Engineer Offshore Wind Mechanical

GE Energy
Barcelona, Catalunya 08007
Role Summary:The Lead Supplier Quality Engineer - Renewables - Offshore Wind will work closely with Offshore Wind Sourcing, Design Engineering, Product Service Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management and Installation team, and the Global Supplier Quality team on all activity required to effectively support supplier quality requirements for assigned wind turbine components and suppliers. Focus will be on components Mechanical, e.g., cooling systems, brake systems, hydraulic units, drives and gearboxes.

Essential Responsibilities:As the Lead Supplier Quality Engineer - Offshore Wind - Mechanical, you will:


+ Develop and lead Qualification plans, process / product verification efforts, quality system audits and supplier surveillance program.

+ Lead process improvement efforts using GE Renewable Energy Quality systems, tools and procedures to drive process quality improvements and leverage statistical tools for evaluation of process capability on critical-to-quality (CTQ) part / component characteristics.

+ Participate in supplier design / engineering review and approval process and internal NPI (New Product Introduction) process.

+ Assure quality through approval of Manufacturing Process Plan (MPP), Product and Process Quality Plan (PQP), product quality reviews, verification of quality documentation, monitoring of compliance and qualification completions / closures.

+ Address Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) reduction based on customer, assembly shop and site feedback and incorporate key customer critical-to-quality parameters in supplier processes.

+ Ensure quality consistency and reduce variation in processes through First Piece Qualification, pilot lot approvals (when required) and with ongoing serial production and Production Part Approval.

+ Coordinate initiation and resolution of Supplier Deviation Requests (SDRs), material substitutions and quality control reviews on non-conformances at supplier facility and/or wind farm sites.

+ Conduct root cause analysis (RCA), FMEA (Failure Mode & Effect Analysis) for process improvement, and preventive / corrective action as required.

+ Audit to ensure compliance.

Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in a Technical field from an accredited university or college.

Relevant quality process experience.

If contracted in Spain:

Non-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:

+ Masters Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university.

+ Experience working with Large Fabrications, Tower components and/or related processes (Welding, NDT, Coatings).

+ Experience working with suppliers.

+ Quality training and/or related work experience (ISO 9001). Experience with quality assurance tools: Process Capability, Measurement Systems Analysis, Error Proofing, Statistical Process Control.

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; RCA methods, 8D, FMEA.

+ Auditing experience.

- Ability to work in a cross-functional and global team environment.

+ Written and verbal communication skills.

+ Related Wind sourcing and/or manufacturing experience.

+ Lean Six Sigma trained and certified or equivalent quality training and certification. Experience on Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP).

+ Demonstrated technical aptitude and a passion for quality.

+ Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.

- EU based positions.

About Us:GE is the worlds Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400 GW capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. Our tailored solutions range from single component to full turnkey power plants. Taking advantage of our long-standing EPC experience, we can offer outstanding project management capabilities.

At GE, product evolution is at our core, and we are continuously working to develop the next generation of wind energy. Beginning in 2002 with one wind turbine model, we now offer a full suite of turbines created for a variety of wind environments. We offer increased value to customers with proven performance, reliability, and availability. Our portfolio of turbines features rated capacities from 1.7 MW to 5.8 MW (Onshore) and 6 MW to 12 MW (Offshore), we are uniquely suited to meet the needs of a broad range of wind regimes.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.Additional Locations:Czech Republic, France, Italy, Spain;Barcelona, Prague, Nantes, Belfort, Bologna;


Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-18

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