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Senior Engineer – Product Structural Design

GE Renewable Energy | Renewable Energy LM Wind Power

Category:  Engineering/Technology Entry-Level

Post Date: Jul 15th 2019 3317212

Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Additional Locations: Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune; India;

Role Summary:

As Senior Engineer, you will support product structure design of composite wind turbine blades. In this role, you will utilize your experience to demonstrate quick learning and adaptability towards structure design tools, blade design principles & structure design specifications. Further, as Senior Engineer you are expected to build capability to independently execute the designs with minimum guidance from peers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Execute structure design activities for NPI blade and/or technology project and contribute to design solutions that are competitive in performance, cost and quality
    • Work closely with technical account manager and/or project manager, FEA, CAD, Product Documentation Engineer to deliver on structure design activities within stringent timeline from predesign phase to implementation in factory
    • Upfront discuss anticipated design risks with peers and work out adequate mitigation plan through detailed DFMEA for the project
    • Coordinate with FEA engineer on design iterations to ensure all certification and internal design criterions are met for the final structure
    • Provide blade structure inputs for turbine loads simulation
    • Provide necessary input to detailed designer, process engineers, technical documentation etc. to support manufacturing package development. Proactively get involved with blade start-up and ramp-up in production on structure design related queries to learn and develop decision making skills
    • Engage with test and validation center of excellence to ensure all regulatory compliance and internal test requirements are achieved
    • Lead and/or Participate as a presenter in structure design review
    • Support root cause analysis of field failures through structure design activities and build on to CAPA process
    • Develop skills and expertise to review and approve internal risk assessment request on blade structure from technical business development team


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace or Civil Structural Engineering from a reputed university
    • 5-8 years of experience in a mechanical structural design engineering position
    • 2+ years of experience in composite material structural design and analysis preferably in wind turbine rotor blade
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, documentation and presentation skills
    • Global experience with proven ability to work with international and/or cross-functional teams across cultural boundaries
    • Fluent in English, Verbal & Written

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace or Civil Engineering with specialization in Structural stream from a reputed university
    • Solid background in mechanical design with sound engineering fundamentals
    • Willingness to adapt and explore LM inhouse blade design tools and processes
    • Knowledge of structural finite element analysis using ABAQUS/ANSYS with focus on results interpretation and efficient design changes to achieve desired outcome
    • Familiarity with GD&T, 2D Drawings, Teamcenter, Work Instructions with good understanding of Product Lifecycle Management
    • Knowledge of wind turbine rotor blade full scale manufacturing and component level process trials
    • Exposure of wind turbine rotor blade full scale test and coupon/sub-article tests
    • Familiarity with stage gate design process for new product / technology development
    • Ability and willingness to challenge legacy design processes, safety factors, materials to drive LM forward
    • Proactive, self-motivated and innovative in approach with focus on possibilities rather than limitations
    • Willingness to travel (domestic/international) at short notice for around 10% of time

About GE Renewable Energy business:

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business (approx. 9300 employees globally), is the world’s leading supplier of blades to the wind industry, and the only supplier that operates on a global basis. The wind turbine industry is becoming increasingly complex, with radical progress made over the last few decades, providing great opportunities for professional development and a work environment that promotes initiative and creativity. If working in a company which creates state-of-the-art technology and processes attracts you, LM Wind Power has a career for you.
Visit for more information and follow @lmwindpower on social media.

GE Renewable Energy is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power and more recently turbine blades, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. With more than 22,000 employees present in more than 55 countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy.
Visit for more information and follow @GErenewables on social media.

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