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System Simulation Engineer - Offshore (m/f)

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/24/2017 5:49:22 AM
  • 3023466
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy Leadership Programs
Location(s): Germany; Hamburg

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:
Operates as a lead engineer for wind turbine aero elastic simulations and lead different New Product Introductions (NPIs), Services & Cost-out programs. Provide technical guidance on system simulation tools / procedures, Design Practices & regulations (IEC, GL & DIBt guidelines).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Implement control technologies to mitigate mechanical loads & improve turbine power performance.
  • Drive simplification in the loads certification efforts and resolve complex technical challenges to obtain certifications.
  • Collaborate with wind farm engineering team and provide solutions to enhance application space.
  • Drive global team development through communication, partnering and mentoring to drive local expertise and transfer of knowledge.
  • Provide support and technical expertise for mechanical loads issues seen in simulation or in the fleet for Systems organization and across component design teams
  • Work closely across the business and global team members to ensure high quality and consistency on system simulation techniques & practices.


    • Bachelor degree from an accredited university in Mechanical engineering, civil engineering or aerospace engineering
    • In depth knowledge on aero, hydro, fatigue, system dynamics & mechanics
    • Knowledge of Wind turbine aero elastic system simulations (Flex5, Bladed etc.)
    • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional and global environment
    • Effective problem identification and solution skills
    • Proven project management skills and a positive energy

      Desired Characteristics:

      • Experience in wind turbine control technologies, operability & validation
      • Expert knowledge on wind turbine component design criteria
      • Experience in software development for system simulation tools including specifications, theory manuals and flow chart

        Locations: Germany; Hamburg

        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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