Blade Testing Engineer—Advanced
Provide leadership and direction to employees who are training in their roles. Ensure continuous improvement to control and improve upon the non-conformities in blade product quality, across the manufacturing plants. Understands the mechanical system in offshore wind blade production. Test composite materials, working in the range from small scale testing to full scale testing of wind turbine blades. Update team regarding test findings for all alarms and warnings. Perform troubleshooting on Wind Turbine anomalies to determine root cause and communicate action needed. Support blade repair methods using a statistical approach for continuous improvement. Review and understand mechanical design, composite material, and systems. Review material defects. Develop, verify, and validate test methods used in blade testing and repair documentation.
Strong knowledge of mechanical engineering, composite materials and process, SAP or QDA. Mechanical design and systems.
Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Mechanical/Composites. Knowledge of composite materials and process. Basic knowledge in SAP or QDA preferred.
Five to seven years of experience in mechanical engineering or other relevant experience. Experience in wind energy.
PE (Professional Engineer) desirable. GWO (Global Wind Organisation) certified. WINDA (Wind Industry Training Records Database) registered.
Position Reports To
Manufacturing or Operations Manager or Engineering Manager or Director
Career path moves from this role
Manufacturing or Operations Manager or Engineering Manager or Director, Project Manager