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Materials Engineer

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/3/2017 1:07:22 PM
  • 3016534
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy LM Wind Power
Location(s): Denmark; Lunderskov


About Us:
LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy Company (approx. 9300 employees globally), is the world’s leading supplier of blades and service to the wind industry, and the only supplier that operates on a global basis. The wind turbine industry is becoming increasingly complex, with radical progress made over the last few decades, providing great opportunities for professional development and a work environment that promotes initiative and creativity. If working in a company which creates state-of-the-art technology and processes attracts you, LM Wind Power has a career for you.

Role Summary:
LM Wind Power seeks a talented, flexible and committed materials engineer to work within material qualification engineering for wind turbine blades.

Essential Responsibilities:
As a materials engineer, you will be developing our process material technology base by introducing advanced solutions. You will be the technical lead finding and investigating new products and technologies on the market in direct communication with suppliers.



You will play a key role in the development, qualification and implementation of process materials and technologies. Your main role is to understand and communicate the critical aspects of process materials in all stages of manufacturing and in their various applications. Together with a cross-functional team you are the type of person that seeks to optimize the balance between three key business aspects of quality, cost and performance through evaluation, testing, documentation and implementation.



You can expect to spend time with our laboratory technicians to develop components, and test methods. You will be involved or even lead plant trials and the global implementation of the new technology or improvements. You can also be involved in general quality improvement in the factories, where a hands-on mentality is key.



As our new colleague, you will:

  • Maintain material specifications and associated documentation
  • Collaborate with our LM material testing lab
  • Participate as a commodity team member defining and executing the global commodity strategy for process materials
  • Contribute to and execute the departmental material development strategy to support the product platforms and technology roadmap


You thrive working cross functionally within engineering and externally with Sourcing and Quality.



Qualifications/Requirements:
You have probably worked some years obtaining practical experience with manufacturing processes of composite products, and now you are ready to take it to the next level and apply your knowledge in establishing a robust supply chain within process materials in collaboration with sourcing and quality.



Most importantly, you have a global perspective and drive towards striking an optimum balance between cost, quality and performance. You are an excellent communicator between functions and cultures that works well across departments and time zones.



Furthermore, you:

  • are flexible, energetic, curious and outgoing
  • have an analytical/scientific mindset combined with a pragmatic hands-on mentality
  • Hold an mechanical engineering degree and has experience with manufacturing
  • Have experience with process material characterization and testing
  • Understanding and apply lean six sigma principles


Desired Characteristics:
As a person, you are a dedicated team player, who gets things done. You can work in a structured way, and are able to complete tasks independently. English is our corporate language, and we expect that you have good communication skills in written and spoken English.



We offer a challenging position in an international organization of professional and highly qualified colleagues and leaders, where you will have ample opportunity of gaining experience and grow. For the right applicant, the job offers possibilities of career progression and personal development. You can expect travel of min. 30 days per year.



Locations: Denmark; Lunderskov

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.

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