Lead Engineer, Wind Advanced Technologies

Greenville, South Carolina
24 Nov 2016
29 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Wind Advanced Technologies (WAT) team is responsible for leading New Technology Introduction (NTI) programs focused on reducing the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) for wind power as well as the technical competitive intelligence for the business.

Essential Responsibilities

The Lead Engineer, Wind Advanced Technologies will be part of the technical competitive assessment team focused on discovering and delivering high value technical competitive intelligence across the organization to support the business' product and technology planning processes.

As the Lead Engineer, Wind Advanced Technologies, you will:
• Stay up to date on industry trends including: order / product announcements and competitive positions, technology developments, and patent landscapes
• Interface with all areas of the business (Engineering, Product Line, Marketing, Commercial teams and Sales)
• Work with external parties such as suppliers, government research groups, and universities
• Support and grow a competitive intelligence database
• Integrate intelligence with other teams' processes to enable simpler, faster and more robust execution
• Effectively communicate through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data


• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Science from an accredited college or university
• Minimum of 3 years of engineering 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 Engineering or Master of Business Administration from an accredited college or university
• Understanding of wind product positioning
• Strong outspoken voice
• Strong understanding of system and component design
• Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical information
• Ability to theorize potential competition and industry moves
• Ability to deal with uncertainty
• Ability to work and influence stakeholders at all levels across the organization
• Strong problem analysis and resolution skills To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections