Design coordination of seats and seat components. Coordinates between various customers and vendors. Interfaces with Program Manager on project development and design progress. Reviews customer requirements and specification and relates them to product design. Monitors day-to-day design progress as required. Assures conformity of product and that engineering deadlines are met.
Hybrid with up to 2 days a week remote available with the other work days onsite at either the Gainesville, TX or Irving, TX work locations. Flexible work arrangements such as 9/80 schedule are available in combination with remote working.
Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Confers with customers and vendors on conceptual configuration and initial design requirements for various new and on-going seat programs.
B) Reviews design specifications and incorporates into assigned product.
C) Prepares lay-outs of overall design task including structural and articulation systems.
D) Defines design standards to maintain commonality with existing product line.
E) Defines and sets goals as to complete tasks as expeditiously as possible.
F) Prepares advanced bill of materials and long-lead item list.
G) Review design package to assure conformance to latest specifications and regulations.
H) Prepares drawings for release.
I) Assumes liaison duties when product reaches the various manufacturing stages.
J) Performs other duties as assigned.
Competencies: Acts in accordance with company values and related competencies.
Communication Skills: Must have the ability to generate written communication and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication. Speech and hearing abilities that allow individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve problems and think strategically.
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.
Knowledge and Skills:
i) Must have excellent drafting skills in CATIA V5 (or higher) and/or Pro/Engineer.
ii) Requires advanced knowledge of aircraft seat products.
iii) Must have good knowledge of materials and production processes, and mechanical knowledge of parts and stress conditions.
iv) Must be able to interact successfully with engineering, tooling, and manufacturing departments.
v) Must be able to function as part of a design team.
vi) Provide mentorship to less experienced engineers.
vii) Must possess good planning and prioritizing skills.
Education and Experience:
i. Must have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical and Energy Engineering or a related engineering degree (minimum of 12 years equivalent related engineering experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree) plus an additional 5 years of related design experience required.
ii. Must have a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical and Energy Engineering or a related engineering degree plus 4 years of related design experience required.
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