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Role Summary: This role is a global engineering role where the scope of the electrical team includes electrical systems and components for GE wind turbines. The range of components that span generators, transformers, power cables, cabinets to electrical tower internals, cable harnesses, slip-rings and aviation lights as well as including the definition of the testing and inspection of wind turbine assemblies on the shop floor. Opportunity for the Cable Harness Design Engineer to optimize the overall system.
Essential Responsibilities: • Execute Engineering design work on wind turbine power cables and cable harnesses as well as the wind turbine accessary components (like aviation light, etc.) and their testing, validation and assembly within the wind turbine system. • Full component ownership. Starting with the definition of characteristics across technical clarification, interface definition, prototyping, testing, and introduction into manufacturing up to field issue resolution. • Definition and control of complete technical documentation of wind turbine components and assemblies, including specifications, bills of material, drawings, 3D-models. • Ensure compliance of components and their use to international codes and standards. • Work with global and cross-functional teams to leverage ‘Best Practice’ for electrical testing and validation procedures. • Preparation of design / analysis documentation, e.g. Design Practices, design record book articles, Work Desk Instructions (WDI), etc. • Support Sourcing organization for new supplier qualification and supplier audits. • Support root cause analysis on technical issues. • Work closely with the Technical Leaders and global team members to ensure high quality and on-time delivery for all engineering assignments.
Qualifications/Requirements: • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering. • 3+ years’ experience with electrical component design, applications and/or practices. • Familiar with international codes and standards. • Positive mindset with good verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to work in a cross-functional and global environment. • Self-motivated.
Desired Characteristics: • Wind turbine electrical system knowledge. • Proven wind engineering experience. • Strong analytical approach to problem solving. • Proven strong interpersonal and leadership skills. • Demonstrated ability to document, plan, and execute multiple NPI program deliverables. • Flexibility in working with peers from different time zone. • Willingness to travel.
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