Senior Design Engineer – Structural Components (Nacelle)

Senior Design Engineer – Structural Components (Nacelle)

GE - General Electric

Barcelona, Spain

Role Summary:

Lead and perform design and analysis of large structural components of the Nacelle. The structural components are the casted or fabricated frames, bolted joints, welded joints, critical supports… Senior design engineers take the responsibility of critical design decisions with the appropriate risk management approach.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The Design Engineer provides innovative design solutions and supports the product through the entire life cycle from conceptual design through design and development, testing, qualification, manufacturing and installed fleet support. Design Engineers drive technical excellence and continuous improvement in the design, cost, producibility and reliability of the component(s) under their responsibility;
  • Design/Analysis by means of FEA and analytical methods (Extreme, fatigue and structural dynamics). Testing to prove component function and reliability;
  • Provide state of the art design solutions considering GE design practices and International Standards;
  • Create and revise drawings, specifications and design practices applying GE and industry processes and Standards;
  • Knowledge management, technology watch and intellectual property;
  • Work cross functionally with Sourcing, Quality, Manufacturing, Services…as part of the product development cycle. Support them with issue resolution and quick corrective actions for design related causes (nonconformities);
  • Identify and execute cost saving ideas and strategies;
  • Drive quick, complete technical root cause analysis of field failures and identify design related corrective actions to prevent recurrence;
  • Drive lessons learned, best practices and standardization into drawings, specifications, design practices and processes.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent knowledge or experience;
  • Significant engineering experience in Design/Product Development of the type of components specified in this job description;
  • Proven experience in design, analysis and manufacturing processes;
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken;
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and project management skills.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Working knowledge of Unigraphics NX 3D-CAD;
  • Working knowledge of Ansys/Workbench;
  • Knowledge of Standards and Design Codes;
  • Knowledge of different manufacturing processes;
  • Experience in designing structural wind turbine structural components;
  • Engineering experience in medium-big size industrial companies. Ability to work with global team members across cultural boundaries;
  • Ability to work under pressure and challenging conditions. Strong desire and ability to drive improvement and change;
  • Willingness to travel.

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