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    Full-time Position
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  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
      Postcode 1771 in Wieringerwerf
    • Date Posted
      October 28,2020
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    Lead Engineer, Rotor Systems Testing

    We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. The change-bringers. We are all different, uniting to solve the world’s toughest challenges. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people’s lives. With every weld, every sale, and every code we write we keep the world in motion. It’s time to stop dreaming about the future; let’s build it together.

    As the Lead Engineer Rotor Systems testing, you will hold an instrumental role in operating the rotor and the pitch bearing rigs at the WMC Technology Center Netherlands. You will participate in complex research, test and validation programs aiming to improve design and understand and prevent failures occurring in wind turbine rotor systems. You will be working in a dynamic team of professionals sharing the ambition to fulfil strategic and business needs of the company.

    Job Description

    Essential Responsibilities :
    • Support in defining rotor test programs including preparing the project plan, determining the project budget, planning of resources and facilities, etc.
    • Lead the design of test methods, equipment, documentation and relevant systems
    • Lead the preparation of test plans
    • Lead the test execution and reporting results
    • Coordinate the installation of new devices under test (DUT) in the test rigs, including the preparation of work plans
    • Lead the commissioning of the test rigs with new DUT’s
    • Support in preparing and reviewing risk assessment plans
    • Lead the preparation of quality plans including checklists, quality standards, calibration reports
    • Support in the identification and qualification of potential suppliers

    Qualifications/Requirements :
    • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in designing and/or validation of wind turbine’s mechanical systems
    • Proven experience in leading by example when it comes to EHS and Quality
    • Proven experience in leading multidisciplinary projects in a multicultural environment.
    • Experience in executing measurement campaigns related to wind turbines
    • Experienced with wind turbine rotor systems, including their designs, components, dynamical behavior, wear and tear, etc.
    • Fluent in English, written and spoken.
    • Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Valid permit to work and live in European Union
    • Willingness to travel

    It is an advantage if you have:
    • Practical knowledge with 3-D CAD programs
    • Knowledge of Wind turbine Standards and Design Codes

    Desired Characteristics :
    As a person, you have proven communication skills, and can effectively collaborate with global team members across cultural boundaries. When necessary, you can influence others and lead initiatives. You can coordinate several tasks simultaneously, while having effective problem identification and solution skills, and are able to work independently under pressure and challenging conditions. You strive on driving improvement and change.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications :

    Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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