Responsible for performing analytical work and preparation of documents in support of certification of aircraft passenger seat products.
Hybrid with 2 days a week remote available, other workdays onsite at the Gainesville, TX office location. Must reside within commuting distance from employer's Gainesville, TX office. Flexible work arrangements such as 9/80 schedule are available in combination with remote working.
Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Preparation of test plans, reports and other necessary documents in support of FAA certification and compliance with Airframe manufacturer requirements.
B) Ensure products comply with FAA TSO requirements
C) Review and sign-off Engineering drawings with proper verification of compliance.
D) Compliance with Safran Seats USA procedures and certification internal procedures.
E) Performs hand calculations and basic computer based calculations to support analysis
F) Review and understand drawings and FEA reports for risk analysis purposes
G) Coordinate and oversee testing at in-house and outside laboratories to support certification programs
H) Perform failure investigation and support redesign activates as required
I) Performs other duties as assigned by the project lead or Certification Manager to support certification programs.
A) Knowledge and Skills:
i) Must be detail oriented and have sound engineering judgment.
ii) Must be self-motivated and a self-starter.
iii) Must have ability to think strategically and solve problems.
iv) Must be able to operate standard office equipment.
v) Must be able to generate technical reports with a minimum typing speed of 25 wpm.
vi) Must have the ability to analyze engineering drawings.
vii) Must have the basic understanding of the concept of stress and strain in materials.
viii) Must be willing to perform tests and some physical work at the test laboratory, as required.
ix) Must have basic knowledge of CAD software
B) Education and Experience:
Must have a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Science, Aerospace Safety, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design Engineering, Mechanical and Energy Engineering or a related engineering degree or 12 years equivalent related experience based on education and or experience in lieu of degree.
Acts in accordance with company values and related competencies.
D) Communication Skills:
Speech and hearing abilities that allow individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English. Must have the ability to generate written communication in English and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication.
E) Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve problems and think strategically.
4) Physical Demands:
This position requires extended periods of sitting while working with computers and viewing computer monitors and other office equipment. Finger dexterity needed in using misc. office equipment such as telephone, computer and copy machine, etc. Bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to approximately twenty pounds are required during tasks related to the job.
Less than one week of total traveling per year; domestic
2000 Weber Dr TX 76240