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GE - Senior Bearing Engineer – Drives and Structures COE

Industry Sector:
Manufacturing, Production
All of the UK

Successful candidate will join GE’s Onshore Wind Engineering organization. The role offers design, analysis, supplier qualification, testing and hardware design opportunity focusing on Wind Turbine Pitch bearing systems for utility scale wind turbines.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead projects and teams pertaining to new products, technology, processes and/or field issues with a heavy focus on testing, quality, and reliability of pitch bearings
  • Lead design, analysis and testing of pitch bearing systems with a heavy focus on test and validation of design methodology to meet life criteria
  • Provide expertise, collaborate on strategy, and execute global bearing testing strategy
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams for managing the pitch bearing reliability risks through the product life cycle from manufacture to end of life including activity such as material specifications, validation of specifications, supplier collaboration, verification of field utilization to design assumptions all of which may also include travel as required
  • Collaborate, consult and coordinate with GE’s Offshore Wind team to drive best practices between the organizations and share domain expertise
  • Work with external parties to research and develop reliability requirements and life calculation methodology used to evaluate bearing fatigue life and reliability
  • Support improved analysis methods for components to enhance robustness of designs
  • Provide expertise and collaborate on the digital transition to wind turbine bearing design
  • Improve design practice rules and documentation for continuous improvement of the rotating parts design team.
  • Work to develop, build and execute the necessary tests to validate and prove robustness of component designs.
  • Utilize hand calculations, FEA and field data to optimize designs against acceptance criteria and determine root cause of Field Issues


To find out more or apply, please follow the link below.

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About us
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE has been operating in the UK since the 1930s. Today our 18,000 employees serve the energy, oil and gas, healthcare, aerospace and financial industries. We have a strong and continuing commitment to the UK economy having invested £13bn in our British businesses since 2001. From our 60 major locations, including 25 world-class manufacturing and R&D facilities, we deliver high-tech innovative solutions to the global marketplace.
Join GE and make a difference to the world we live in. We have a strong and continuing commitment to the UK economy across locations including Aberdeen, Amersham, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Leicester, London, Nailsea, Newcastle, Southampton, Wales and more!
Our culture
GE imagines things others don’t, builds things others can’t and delivers outcomes that make the world work better. In order to fulfil that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you!
Ecomagination is GE's bold commitment to imagine and build innovative solutions that solve today's environmental challenges as well as benefiting customers and society at large. 
GE's "healthymagination" is about better health for more people. We've committed £6 billion to continuously develop innovations that help clinicians and healthcare providers deliver high-quality healthcare at lower cost to more people around the world. Linked to 'healthymagination' is Health Ahead, an internal programme to improve the health of GE's thousands of employees. 
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We are seeking talent in:
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  • Manufacturing
  • Project & Programme Management
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Support Functions
  • Software/Systems/Hardware Design
  • and much more.

For more information please, visit:
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