NPI Leader – Wind Turbine Machine Head M/F

Recruiter
Location
Salzbergen, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Dec 2016
Ref
2763233
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The NPI (New Product Introduction) Leader - Wind Turbine Machine Head M/F 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.

Essential Responsibilities

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. As a member of subsystem technology product line team, the NPI Leader - Wind Turbine Machine Head M/F will be responsible for tying the team together to make sure customers get value and GE gets margin.

As the NPI Leader - Wind Turbine Machine Head M/F, you will:
• Define "Value add", cost targets for all the NPIs for Machine head (Main shaft, Main bearing, gearbox, coupling, Yaw drive, yaw bearing and Nacelle)
• Scope and define new products
• Develop and deliver machine head 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 machine head
• 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 or equivalent experience / knowledge
• Strong experience in Product Management experience in relevant field including strong experience in engineering / research experience in wind turbine drive train

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
• EU Work Permit if hired in Spain

For Applicants in Spain:

Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement.


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 or equivalent experience or knowledge
• Strong understanding of wind turbine system interaction
• 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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