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Senior Engineer Technician - Wind Turbine Field Experience

Category: Engineering
Location: New Orleans, LA

Summary

We are seeking an experienced Senior Engineer Technician with wind turbine field experience to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of wind turbine manufacturing processes, equipment, and field operations. Additionally, experience in process optimization, root cause analysis, and continuous improvement is required. The candidate should be able to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams to improve product quality and reduce costs.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze and improve wind turbine manufacturing processes to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve product quality
  • Conduct root cause analysis and troubleshoot process issues to identify and implement effective solutions
  • Develop and implement process improvements, including design changes, equipment modifications, and process control enhancements
  • Perform time studies and cycle time analysis to optimize manufacturing processes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, quality, and R&D, to drive continuous improvement
  • Provide technical support for production issues and process changes
  • Ensure compliance with environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations
  • Prepare and maintain process documentation, including work instructions, process flow diagrams, and control plans
  • Participate in new product development and launch activities
  • Utilize Wind Turbine field experience to troubleshoot and optimize field operations
  • Interface with Wind Turbine field teams to provide technical guidance and support on repairs and maintenance

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, materials science, or a related field
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a process engineering or manufacturing role in the wind industry with wind turbine field experience
  • Strong knowledge of wind turbine manufacturing processes, equipment, and field operations
  • Experience in process optimization, root cause analysis, and continuous improvement
  • Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Basic knowledge of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous relevant experience, preferably in the wind industry, but candidates with translatable experience are encouraged to apply
  • Experience with structural testing, strain measurement, design of experiments, material selection, and statistical characterization

If you meet the qualifications above and are passionate about renewable energy and the wind industry, please apply to join our team as a Senior Engineer Technician. We offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity which will make a significant impact on the future of energy.