General Electric Senior Services Mechanical Engineer in Pierre, South Dakota
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GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.
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The Senior Services Mechanical Engineer will work as a design engineer leading productivity programs associated with proactive technical actions to deliver Maintenance Optimization with the goal of reducing fleet FSA cost. Additional scope will include New Products Introduction (NPI), transactional and repair efforts.
In this role, you will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes within the Services segment / cross functionally and will utilize your expertise to solve problems, develop / execute objectives, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals. You will be responsible for the mechanical design and analysis of Machine Head drivetrain / rotating components for production and field support.
As the Senior Services Mechanical Engineer, you will:
Develop services product offerings specific to bearings and lubrication systems used in wind turbine applications
Work with suppliers to create and/or modify bearing specifications to be used in wind turbine gearboxes and main bearings
Work with GE service shops to develop optimized procedures and part fit ups
Support design / analysis documentation, e.g., Specifications, Design Practices, Bill of Materials
Support site failure analysis and correction, supplier qualification / deviation disposition and GE manufacturing on all technical issues related services offerings
Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
Execute peer reviews and provide technical guidance within the team
Lead and/or participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
Assure proper documentation of technical data (i.e., Maintenance Manuals, Work Desk Instructions (WDI), Temporary Work Procedures (TWP), etc.) generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks is consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics or Mathematics from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 8 years of experience in an engineering or technical position
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a project leadership role within an engineering environment
Minimum of 4 years of experience in a wind engineering position
Design experience on roller bearings and lubrication systems
Strong engineering fundamentals, such as bearing life calculations, attention to detail, good understanding of drawings, familiarity with geometric dimensioning & tolerancing, design calculations, component system design and validation techniques
Experience in supplier qualifications
Experience with problem solving in uncertain situations
Ability to “figure” out solutions to non-typical problems
Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work in a matrix team environment
Demonstrated ability to accommodate for fast pace projects and changes in work scopes
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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Locations: United States; New York, South Carolina; Schenectady, Greenville
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.