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Lean Engineer

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/5/2018 10:51:28 AM
  • 2997837
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy LM Wind Power
Location(s): Denmark; Lunderskov

About Us:
GE Renewable Energy is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power and more recently turbine blades, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. With more than 22,000 employees present in more than 55 countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy. Follow us @GERenewables

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy Company (approx. 9300 employees globally), is the world’s leading supplier of blades and service to the wind industry, and the only supplier that operates on a global basis. The wind turbine industry is becoming increasingly complex, with radical progress made over the last few decades, providing great opportunities for professional development and a work environment that promotes initiative and creativity. If working in a company which creates state-of-the-art technology and processes attracts you, LM Wind Power has a career for you.

Role Summary:
LM Wind Power is growing and therefore we are strengthening our team in Test & Validation with a passionate Lean engineer. As our lean engineer, you will facilitate development and implementation of improvement projects using Lean Six Sigma methodology and coach team members in the use of Six Sigma tools as our internal expert.

Essential Responsibilities:
As our new Lean Engineer you will get to work in an environment of innovation and knowledge sharing between approximately 80 engineers and highly skilled technicians in our Test and Validation Center in Denmark and India - all highly qualified in each of their area of expertise. You will be based in our Lunderskov Office. The Test & Validation Center ensures the integrity of products, materials, methods and processes aiming at doing things right with validation and verification as basis for the development of new and existing technologies.

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead, teach and coach employees in our lean processes
  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of the lean implementation plan
  • Drive lean training and implement a lean toolkit using PDCA, value stream mapping, quick changeovers, Kaizen, 5S etc.
  • Lead our continuous improvement events resulting in employee skills, knowledge development and KPI performance improvements

    • We expect that our lean engineer has a bachelor’s degree in engineering, operations or manufacturing
    • Preferably, you are a certified Lean Implementer and have a Six Sigma green belt
    • You have hands-on experience using modern operational excellence and continuous improvement methods (such as Lean, TPM, 6 Sigma, TQM)
    • Preferably, you have experience from the composites industry
    • Ideally you have some previous experience of facilitating lean transformations in industrial manufacturing

      Desired Characteristics:
      • As a person, you are a strong communicator, with the ability to influence and work with others
      • You are persistent, and have a robust personality
      • You are an organized, meticulous, self-driven person, and are able to work and complete tasks independently
      • You must speak and write English and Danish fluently as you will be in touch with international colleagues and customers on a daily basis

        Locations: Denmark; Lunderskov

        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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