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Technical Leader - Gearbox

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/22/2016 1:56:05 AM
  • 2802649
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): India ; Bangalore

About Us:
GE is the world's 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.

Role Summary:
Successful candidate will be a part of Machine Head subsystem in the Renewable Engineering CoE. The role offers technically leading a team on Wind Gearboxes for 1.x /2.x/3.x & next generation turbines.

Essential Responsibilities:
Lead the team on projects pertaining to new products, technology, processes and field issues. Accountable for all the deliverables pertaining to life cycle of Wind Turbine Gearboxes (main, pitch & yaw) including sub-systems (lubrications systems, bearings, and interconnecting parts). Lead the team on supplier development, manufacturing & field support, cost out, should cost/VAVE
Identify & champion technology development & roadmap for gearboxes
Partner proactively with other organizations within engineering to drive first-time yield quality for interfaces with other subsystems including electrical, rotor, tower, loads & controls
Resource planning, project management and mentoring
Collaborate with cross functional teams for managing the product life cycle including drawings, BoM, specifications check
Coordinate tasks cross-functionally with quality teams, manufacturing engineers, sourcing,
planning, field support and others to improve first time yield
Work closely with suppliers and manufacturing on the production. May need to travel to supplier locations per business need
Work with external agency for obtaining required certifications

Masters in Mechanical Engineering with 15+ yrs. of experience in heavy duty gearboxes especially parallel stage and planetary gearbox design and development
Thorough knowledge of codes and standards ISO/ DIN/ AGMA for gears, shafts, bearings etc.
Experience in drawing and model review, tolerance selection, stack-up analysis
Through knowledge on materials, manufacturing processes of castings, forgings, machining, quality control processes, validation testing and inspection techniques
Thorough knowledge on bearings, lubrication, cooling systems, testing
Knowledge of FMEA, should cost analysis, FE analysis is an added advantage
Proficiency in gearbox design calculation software like Kisssoft-Kisssys
Proven ability of leading teams and navigating in a large matrixed organization

Desired Characteristics:
Significant experience with Wind gearboxes design and development
Strong understanding of general physics and mechanical engineering fundamentals
Track record of proactive thinking & action to ensure quality
Strong issue resolution skills
Strong leadership skills, including ability to partner, communicate, & influence at any organizational level
Strong interpersonal skills including: presence, high credibility, and ability to develop relationships
Demonstrated ability to work horizontally across stakeholders, especially supply chain & suppliers, to influence outcomes
Prior experience with New Product Introduction (NPI) programs with proven ability delivering complex project objectives on schedule, within budget, & with quality
Demonstrated ability for clear thinking and concise communication, internally and with customers
Strong presentation, communication, and negotiation skills, including experience working with customers
Six Sigma Green Belt quality certification or equivalent quality certification
Proven written and oral communication skills in English language

Locations: India ; Bangalore

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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