Wind Materials Engineer
GE Power & Water - Greenville, SC

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Job Number

1775013

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Wind Materials Engineer is a key team member in GE’s Renewables business. The engineer will be responsible for the development of new materials and processes and ensuring existing materials and processes maintain a high level of quality for current GE Wind product components.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Be the technical expert for composite structures (provide expertise on the capability and use of various composite systems in Wind components)
  • Execute research and development programs on materials and processes that provide value for new Wind energy product introductions (create program plans, execute testing, and document technical findings for design reviews that validate the new technology is fit for GE Energy products)
  • Lead qualification and development efforts for GE wind turbine blade materials and processes for use in production
  • Work with cross-functional teams to deliver qualified wind turbine blade components to meet production fulfillment schedules
  • Perform root cause and corrective action analyses to troubleshoot any field issues or manufacturing quality issues
  • Reduce cost through selection of new processing methods and alternate materials
  • Control quality of components by creation, revision, and communication of specifications requirements to external suppliers

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering or related discipline
  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government export restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Persons (U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents and protected individuals (e.g., certain refugees and asylees)). GE will require proof of status prior to employment

    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 with mechanical testing of composite materials
  • Experience with composite manufacturing processes
  • Advanced degree in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Research into materials and special processes that are applicable to the Wind turbine industry Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Numerous products are qualified under ecomagination, GE’s commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world work better. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business. Follow GE Power & Water on Twitter @GE_PowerWater. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! Greenville, SC has been ranked, by a leading business magazine, as one of the top 15 US metro locations for young professionals. In addition to a strong mix of international talent and innovators, the area’s proximity to mountains, beaches and a vibrant downtown are driving its popularity. Located between Charlotte & Atlanta, Greenville is a green town providing opportunities for hiking, skiing and other outdoor activities with an active downtown where offices are located along side dining & entertainment. Greenville prides itself on year-round attractions ranging from folk & jazz festivals to weekly concerts with almost 200 city sponsored events each year. Known for their zoo, BI-LO sports arena, Art Museums, & private galleries, Greenville offers culture & work at its best at the base of the Appalachian Mountains just 3 hours from the beach! Learn more about our fantastic city!
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