NPI Leader – Wind Turbine Rotor

Recruiter
Location
Other, South Carolina
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2016
Closes
15 Feb 2017
Ref
2707282
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The NPI Leader - Wind Turbine Rotor will lead a cross functional, team in order to understand customer needs, analyze market conditions, define features or functions and ultimately deliver a product to suit those needs. You will span many different activities from strategic to tactical, serve as an inter-disciplinary role between engineering-oriented teams and commercially oriented teams, and be responsible for planning, forecasting and marketing a product/service at all stages.

Essential Responsibilities

As a member of subsystem technology product line team, The NPI Leader - Wind Turbine Rotor will be responsible for tying the team together to make sure customers get value and GE gets margin. In addition, you will:
  • Define "Value add", cost targets for all the NPIs for Rotor (Blades, Hub, Bearing, Pitch systems)
  • Scope and define new products
  • Develop and deliver Rotor components on time
  • Work cross functionally with other product line team (regional and platform and other subsystem), Engineering to drive technologies, tradeoffs
  • Drive execution of NPIs for wind turbine Rotor
  • Drive modular, scalable component approach across all platforms
  • Identify opportunities for process simplification, third party partnership to improve design and shipment cycle time

    Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Aero, or Materials Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Significant Engineering/ research experience in wind turbine controls or loads
    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:


  • Ability and Willingness to travel, as required
  • For applicants for the US work location only: GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of
    employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen




  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Master's Degree/ PhD in Mechanical, Civil, Aero, or Materials Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Strong understanding of wind turbine system interaction
  • Product management experience
  • Strong problem analysis and resolution skills
  • Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical information
  • Ability to work and influence stakeholders at all levels across the organization
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