Blade Testing Engineer—Senior
Mentor less-experienced team members. Ensure the continuous improvement in offshore blade product quality to control and improve upon the non-conformities across manufacturing plants. 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 Offshore Wind Turbine anomalies to determine root cause and communicate action needed. Aid in the support of blade repair methods using a statistical approach for continuous improvement. Review mechanical design, composite material, and systems. Review material defects. Help to develop, verify, and validate test methods in blade testing and repair documentation. Support blade repair methods use 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 composite materials and process. Basic knowledge in SAP or QDA preferred. Mechanical system in wind blade production. Mechanical design.
Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Mechanical/Composites.
At least five 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
Engineering Manager or Director, or Manufacturing or Operations Manager
Career path moves from this role
Engineering Manager or Director, Project Manager