Lead Engineer - Composite Design Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Bangalore,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
22 Oct 2016
Ref
2730026
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Successful candidate will be part of the Blades Nacelle Spinner design team in the Renewable Engineering CoE, designing composite components for competitiveness in cost & performance.
The role offers design, analysis, supplier qualification, testing and hardware ownership Capabilities, focusing on 1.x and 2.x MW Wind Turbine blade, Nacelle and Spinner components.

Essential Responsibilities

• Lead the design of wind turbine blades, nacelles and spinners (Composite components)
• Lead new product technology, manufacturing processes and field issues resolutions.
• Lead detailed documentation on design certification, manufacturing processes, repairs and RCAs
• Qualify suppliers, support manufacturing issues, and disposition deviations from drawings
• Lead cost-out for existing blades, nacelles & Spinners.
• Work with product definition engg to create and own component models & drawings
• Support full scale testing of wind blades or sub-article testing
• Interface with Systems, Loads, & other global teams to integrate owned components into overall wind turbine system
• Awareness of competing technologies & components in the wind market

Qualifications/Requirements

• Masters in engineering (mechanical, aerospace) with 5+ years of experience
• Proficiency in blade design and analysis through finite element analysis (FEA)
• Skilled in Ansys, CATIA, Unigraphics Nx2

Desired Characteristics

• Very Good communication skills in both written and oral English.
• Experience in structural design of wind turbine blade
• Knowledge on FRP composite manufacturing processes
• Knowledge on composite fracture mechanics and failure modes
• Passionate about conceptualizing and developing best-in-class component designs
• Possess engineering acumen, attention to details, ability to perform design calculations, good understanding of boundary conditions
• Ability to execute on deliverable with On-time Delivery and Quality
• Ability to learn new domains and deliver with problem solving mindset