Wind Lead Customer Applications Engineer

Schenectady, New York
03 Oct 2016
28 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Wind Lead Customer Applications Engineer is the technical interface with Commercial Operations, Marketing, Sales, Requisition Engineering, and Project Management for the Inquiry-to-Order (ITO) life cycle on services proposals. They will provide our customers with engineering excellence, configure machine options to meet customer needs and execute technical due diligence and find creative ways to differentiate the GE offering for every deal.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Wind Lead Customer Applications Engineer you will:
• Manage the technical aspects of new wind farm proposals including design-to-order requests, site design and machine configuration.
• Lead process improvement efforts related to GE's risk assessment and due diligence
• Provide energy assessments and trade-off analysis with product suitability
• Execute micrositing suitability studies, mechanical loads analysis including product fit solutions
• Provide support for responses to all customer technical inquiries and communications, as well as review of customer specifications and site data. This includes interface with Platform Teams to facilitate implementation of new WTG offerings & features
• Engage with Platform and product line leader to ensure Tollgate deliverables are identified & meet requirements where practicable
• Communicate contract and project requirements to all design functions, utilizing internal documentation systems (Salesforce, WIFC, PLM, etc.)


• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Science (Mechanical, Electrical, Physics, Atmospheric Science, or related) from an accredited college or university
• Minimum of 3 years of related or similar professional work experience in wind energy

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

• Experience in renewable energy technologies
• Experience in wind turbine loads analysis simulation software
• Experience designing and implementing digitization solutions to improve internal fulfillment processes and workflows
• Experience providing technical support to sales, commercial and marketing functions. Customer negotiations for technical and commercial topics during ITO
• Demonstrated leadership and project management skills
• Results oriented, with strong data driven technical and interpersonal skills
• Master's Degree or equivalent Advanced Degree from an accredited college or university
• Strong influencing and team building skills
• Strong written, oral, & presentation skills
• Ability and willingness to accept challenges outside of technical expertise / comfort zone
• Global experience with proven ability to work with international teams
• Self-Motivated, Team player, with Demonstrated Creativity and Fulfillment

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