Wind Electrical Systems Generator Design Engineer

Shanghai, ShangHai
03 Oct 2016
23 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Wind Electrical Systems (WES) Generator Design Engineer is part of the wind product and design process and is a key person for successful, high quality NPI execution, fulfillment and field issue resolution.

Essential Responsibilities

• Execute Engineering design work on wind turbine main generators and the connected power cables, as well as 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, including specifications, bills of material, drawings, 3D-models, and schematics.
• 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.


• BS/MS in Electrical Engineering.
• 3+ years' experience with generator 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.
• Familiar with power cable applications.
• 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.