Principal Engineer - Wind Blade

Posted 25 June 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Management
Contact NameZehao Wang

Job description


  • Scope the qualification of materials for testing and process application methods.

  • Advising new technologies needed to enable longer, lighter, and more cost-efficient blades.

  • Proposing ideas to improve the multi-disciplinary blade design.

  • Evaluating potential of new material and technology ideas to set direction for technology roadmaps.

  • Contributing to the development of design, analysis, optimization, and visualization tools for structural simulations.

  • Collaborating with a diverse group of engineers in a global engineering organization.

  • Specification of tests in collaboration with the design engineers, along with the subsequent analysis and reporting.

  • Maintenance and calibration of test equipment and machinery.

  • Supporting for development of test methods, equipment, and facilities.

  • Supporting with local and international testing companies/institutions and suppliers of test equipment and technologies.


  • 12-15 years working experience and 8-10 years at R&D background.

  • Highly travelling

  • M.Sc. in Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science or similar. Having knowledge and experience with materials from wind power, automotive or aerospace industry is a prerequisite.

  • Wind turbine knowledge/experience preferred.

  • Project Management experience or technical team leadership preferred.

  • Good technical understanding of Blade Design, Manufacturing and Field repair and upgrade methods.

  • Strong knowledges and applications of diversified blade materials.

  • Good problem-solving capabilities.

  • Strong communication skills, a high technical proficiency, and excellent proficiency in English are essential.

  • Ability to direct multi-skilled professional teams.

  • Engage in HSE management and be fully safety-focused.

  • Comfortable in working within multi-cultural and multi-national team.