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Lead Engineer

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:00:03 PM
  • 2802488
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): India ; Bangalore


About Us:
Amid growing electricity demand, rising fuel costs, and climate change concerns, GE Renewable Energy is focused on providing wind, hydro and innovative power solutions for customers around the globe. 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.

Present in India since 1902, GE works to innovate, partner and develop technology solutions in energy, healthcare, infrastructure and financial services that improve the quality of life in the country With around 6000 engineers, GE's research centers in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Chennai are developing new technologies for both India and the world while the 13 local manufacturing and service facilities bring products, services and technologies closer to the customers. GE in India has partnered with a number of Indian companies to develop localized solutions, meeting the needs of the country. Committed to social development across the world, GE in India is closely engaged with local communities on social and environmental issues. For more information visit us at https://renewables.gepower.com/about-us.html (or) www.ge.com/in

Role Summary:
• Lead technical interface with Commercial Operations, Marketing, Sales, Requisition Engineering, and Project Management for the Inquiry-to-Order (ITO) life cycle on Wind Turbine proposals.
• Lead Application Engineers in performing Mechanical Loads Analysis, approve bid schedules, and track proposals to completion.
• Devise micro-siting layout optimization to maximize power production by employing different load mitigation strategies and enabling turbine suitability for site conditions

Essential Responsibilities:
• Serve Sales & Commercial Operation teams from Engineering standpoint for Wind Turbine Micro-siting and Wind Farm risk assessment by leveraging Turbine Loads, Controls and operability expertise
• Work with the Wind Resource Assessment Engineers to leverage the site wind conditions and leverage them to provide turbine suitability solution
• Develop thorough understanding of the component capabilities by working with component designers and execution expertise in component analysis methodologies.
• Develop holistic understanding of the Wind turbine products offered and help with the due diligence effort for the customer requirements
• Work with tool development engineers and third parties to automate and simplify MLA tools and processes to help define strategies for faster MLA

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor's / Master’s degree in Mechanical / Civil / Electrical / Aerospace Engineering or Equivalent
• Minimum 5 years of relevant Engineering Experience within which at least 3 years in Wind
• In-depth knowledge of structural dynamics and fatigue
• Hands-on experience in aero-elastic simulation tools such as FLEX5 or ADAMS or ABAQUS
• Strong analytical skills, problem-solving mindset and creativity
• Affluent communication skills in English – Verbal & Written
• Good Interpersonal communication skills to work in a global team framework.

Desired Characteristics:
• Wind turbine micro-siting experience with exposure to Wind Resource Assessment
• Hands-on experience in FLEX5 tool for Wind Turbine loads calculation
• Ability to work in a matrix team environment
• Experience in MATLAB based tools development
• Results oriented, with strong data driven technical and interpersonal skills, with experience providing guidance to & working in, diverse global teams
• Ability and willingness to accept challenges outside of technical expertise / comfort zone
• Self-Motivated, Team player, with Demonstrated Creativity and Fulfillment

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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