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NPI Leader – Wind Turbine Rotor

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:12:55 AM
  • 2707282
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): United States, Belarus, Germany, Spain; South Carolina; Greenville (US), Schenectady (US), Barcelona (ES), Salzburg, Other


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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.

Role Summary:
The NPI Leader - Wind Turbine Rotor will lead a cross functional, team in order to understand customer needs, analyze market conditions, define features or functions and ultimately deliver a product to suit those needs. You will span many different activities from strategic to tactical, serve as an inter-disciplinary role between engineering-oriented teams and commercially oriented teams, and be responsible for planning, forecasting and marketing a product/service at all stages.



Essential Responsibilities:
As a member of subsystem technology product line team, The NPI Leader - Wind Turbine Rotor will be responsible for tying the team together to make sure customers get value and GE gets margin. In addition, you will:


  • Define “Value add”, cost targets for all the NPIs for Rotor (Blades, Hub, Bearing, Pitch systems)
  • Scope and define new products
  • Develop and deliver Rotor components on time
  • Work cross functionally with other product line team (regional and platform and other subsystem), Engineering to drive technologies, tradeoffs
  • Drive execution of NPIs for wind turbine Rotor
  • Drive modular, scalable component approach across all platforms
  • Identify opportunities for process simplification, third party partnership to improve design and shipment cycle time



    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Aero, or Materials Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Significant Engineering/ research experience in wind turbine controls or loads


    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:


  • Ability and Willingness to travel, as required
  • For applicants for the US work location only: GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of
    employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen




  • Desired Characteristics:
  • Master’s Degree/ PhD in Mechanical, Civil, Aero, or Materials Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Strong understanding of wind turbine system interaction
  • Product management experience
  • Strong problem analysis and resolution skills
  • Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical information
  • Ability to work and influence stakeholders at all levels across the organization

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    Locations: United States, Belarus, Germany, Spain; South Carolina; Greenville (US), Schenectady (US), Barcelona (ES), Salzburg, Other

    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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