Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (Composites Processing)

Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (Composites Processing)

GE - General Electric

Netherlands

Role Summary:

In the role of Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (Composites Processing), you will: Drive process improvements in wind blade & nacelle manufacturing to deliver fulfillment and improvement on key metrics (e.g. cost, cycle, and quality) which have been defined as critical to deliver business performance

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist the NPI (New Product Introduction) design team and sourcing organization to produce new blade & nacelle designs by leading the development of state-of-the-art composite manufacturing processes with our suppliers and qualify tooling and processes
  • Work with Suppliers to develop and document new processes, provide input on operator training and facilities & equipment, and drive efforts at reducing production cycles, and quality problems
  • Manage projects that develop and support implementation of cost out objectives.
  • Assist Suppliers and SQE (GE Supplier Quality) team with trouble shooting problems with current designs and improving those designs through application of improved processes
  • Work with GE businesses (Additive, Global Research Center, LM WindPower), University, and other 3rd Party resources to develop next generation composite manufacturing processes for new and existing blade & nacelle designs
  • Review and approve new process specifications and drawings, and provide input on updating existing specifications and drawings
  • Leverage Continuous Improvement methodologies, including Six Sigma processes and tools, to ensure improvement in quality and total product cost
  • This role requires travel of 30-50%, some of which may be international

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (or associate degree with a strong of experience in Manufacturing)
  • Experience in Manufacturing Process and Equipment
  • Flexibility in handling a diverse and challenging workload
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with fluency in English
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in wind blade or nacelle manufacturing
  • Experience and Skill in using 3D modeling/2D Drawing systems (Catia preferred), Model based Manufacturing techniques, and/or Flow & Thermal modeling for composite processing
  • Solid technical and working experience and expertise in a wide range of Composite manufacturing processes including Resin Infusion, Resin Transfer Molding, Automated Composite Manufacturing, Composite Tooling, and Chemistry & Physics of Composites Materials
  • Advanced Engineering and/or business degree
  • Specific experience in vacuum assisted resin infusion composite processing and/or carbon fiber composite processing technologies
  • Composite manufacturing tooling development experience
  • Demonstrated project management and process improvement skills

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