Lead Electrical Engineer

Lead Electrical Engineer

GE Renewable Energy

Barcelona, Spain

Role Summary:

This role is a global design engineering role where the scope of the team includes electrical sub-systems and components for GE offshore wind turbines. The purpose of the job will cover from conceptual design and functional specification to testing, validation of the different electrical systems of GE offshore wind turbines.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will deliver engineering designs/requirements, execute business critical New Product Introductions, drive cost competitiveness, and ensure world class subsystem performance of the biggest offshore Wind Turbine up to date. You will work together with Supply Chain, EHS, Operations relevant stakeholders among others, to deliver the best solution from a whole value chain perspective.

The range of components spans to Auxiliary Systems like IP-Phones, IP-Cameras, Weather station, small Transformers, Internal Power Supply & UPS, Electrical Cabinets (LV Switchgears), Lighting System & Aviation Lighting system (beacons), Power sockets, Arc Flash Guard system, Fire Protection system, Lightning & Grounding systems, sensors and cable harnesses. Active support into the Communications Network Architecture, Safety system and in the Input/Output requirements capture from other teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Full ownership and accountability for design, development, testing and certification of appointed sub-system;
  • Drive compliance of components and their use to international codes and standards like IEC, UL, CSA, ISO, CE, CCC, DIN etc.;
  • Ensure quality of deliverables, on time delivery, design cost, DFMEA, performance, availability, weight and general targets defined by the business related to the sub-system;
  • Ensure sub-system full integrated solution, interface with mechanical, controls as well as power conversion systems;
  • Ensure proper design reviews and documentation quality according to RE-120 Instruction and defined project gates;
  • Perform Engineering Excellence and provide innovative design solutions to deliver world class quality.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or related discipline or equivalent knowledge or experience. Preferably electrical;
  • Significant technology and/or product management experience. Fluent in English (spoken and written).
  • EU Work Permit

Desired Characteristics:

  • Wind industry expertise with proven results developing & implementing technology programs;
  • Wind turbine Machine Head and related component technical and business expertise;
  • Knowledge of Standards and Design Codes;
  • Skilled in electrical component design calculations, drawings creation, specifications and schematics;
  • Demonstrated system thinking: ability to assess tradeoffs, effectively assess risk, and optimize results;
  • Experience with electrical CAD tools (NX & ePLAN);
  • Business acumen and customer focus;
  • Demonstrated ability to work horizontally across stakeholders to influence outcomes;
  • Strong interpersonal skills including: ownership, self-motivated, problem solving, analytical, team player, communication skills and ability to develop relationships.

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