Senior Engineer Systems Engineering

Greenville, New York
15 Nov 2016
27 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Senior Engineer Systems Engineering will be responsible for setting the design requirements for tower shell / tower internal designs for wind turbines. This includes defining and owning interfaces between components, cost target for tower components and defining MGTP (Multi Generation Technology Plan) for tower components. You will interface with the component design team, the design institute for the foundation design / customer clarification.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Senior Engineer Systems Engineering, you will:
  • Define requirements for subsystem design (including all tower components such as shell, flange, bolts, platforms, ladders, cable tray, hoist, service lift, foundation interfaces, etc.)
  • Interface between components and interfaces of machine head and foundation
  • Define cost targets and strategies to achieve cost reduction
  • Conduct conceptual design and trade-offs
  • Own RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Define MGTP
  • Design for assembly and serviceability
  • Participate in or lead new technology evaluations and adoption into GE's product


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in component design, FEA (Failure Effect Analysis) including a minimum 3 years interfacing with PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) software and a minimum 2 years of full system or sub-system level design experience

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 in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • Design experience on machinery components
  • In depth understanding of tolerance stack up, interfaces
  • Experience in wind turbine structural or mechanical component design
  • Analysis and design experience on any of the following components: tower shell / flange / bolts, foundation
  • Sound understanding of dynamics
  • In depth understanding of Windturbine design requirements as per IEC61400-1, GL 2010 guidelines

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