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EMEA Renewables Engineering Cost Leader (f/m)

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/10/2016 8:47:47 PM
  • 2729164
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): Germany, Spain; Salzbergen, Barcelona

About Us:
Renewable Energy offers its customers solutions for energy production from renewable resources such as wind, solar and biogas. With more than 18,000 installed wind turbines globally, GE Energy provides more than 25,000 megawatt installed capacity of clean and efficient energy. A comprehensive service program supports clients from project development to operation and maintenance, to solutions for network integration and the commercial exploitation of wind energy. In Germany, GE Wind Energy is represented by almost 2,000 wind turbines. The wind turbines are manufactured in Salzbergen, Lower Saxony - GE's European headquarters for renewable energy, where also the European Customer Service and Training Center is located.

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Role Summary:
The EMEA Renewables Engineering Cost Leader will be responsible for leading Cost out for Engineering, focused on EU Products, working in collaboration with Product Line & Sourcing.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be the single point of contact to lead Engineering Cost out initiatives to support Product Cost Road-map in EMEA
  • Coordinate, plan, and execute cost out initiative within Engineering
  • Help translate cost out targets to Systems and COE teams, by component / subsystem
  • Gather cost out ideas and concepts & Assign owners in COEs and Systems to evaluate ideas
  • Determine high impact programs that will move forward to implementation phase & work with cross functional teams to implement selected ideas
  • Assist teams in managing cut-in
  • Work with 3rd party & GE AME, Design teams to develop NPI should cost models
  • Support price / value projects; as necessary


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university
    • Solid engineering experience
    • Experience in Wind

      Desired Characteristics:

      • Advanced Degree in Mechanical, Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university
      • Experience working cross-functionally between Engineering, Sourcing, Manufacturing, Logistics, Product Management, etc.
      • Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical information
      • Strong problem analysis and resolution skills
      • Curiosity, passion for excellence, drive to deliver on-time

        Locations: Germany, Spain; Salzbergen, Barcelona

        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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