The position holder will act as a full time member of the SAFRAN Seats Technical Audit team, and so has the responsibility to complete those activities in accordance with the defining process (SST-DEV-012).
The role does not involve the direct management of other employees, primarily it involves the effective independent review of the engineering projects to ensure they are continuing in accordance with the Development process and with acceptable technical risk at each significant milestone.
As such, the position holder must be experienced and skilled to identify technical risks and issues within all engineering disciplines, and be able to make valid and workable technical recommendations based on that information.
The position holder must be able to justify all findings from the Technical Audit activities, and when necessary must be ready to explain those findings to management as part of the process to agree any further steps to be taken.
Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Ensure Master Engineering Reviews (MER) and associated Part design reviews for each development project are held on time and in line with process requirements (SST-DEV-012) to support milestone gates or internal milestones (in case of new product/feature development).
B) Act as an independent reviewer of both Master Engineering Reviews and Part Design Reviews while identifying any improvements or feedback as needed.
C) Ensure the all Review Action Item Lists (RAILs) are populated with appropriate actions and closure dates to support the Engineering review / Milestone which are followed up rigorously to ensure On Time Treatment (OTT).
D) Be an active member of the TA network, and communicate pro-actively on best practices that are seen in other BUs or in SGB to improve the whole SAFRAN Seats Company.
E) Provide guidance and mentors new team members on processes
F) Identifies improvements within SSUSA to ensure the TA missions are fully achieved and ensures suitable application of lessons learnt and knowledge transfer to capitalize on future programs.
Competencies: Acts in accordance with company values and related competencies.
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.
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: The position holder is required to have an in-depth knowledge of all engineering disciplines and be able to find suitable solutions to fulfill all of those necessary aspects when a particular technical problem arises. A good level of technical knowledge is required in the below:
i) Mechanical Design knowledge
ii) Electrical Design knowledge
iii) Knowledge of Electronic control systems and Actuation
iv) Knowledge of Stress Analysis
v) Knowledge of Dynamic testing, static testing and understanding of results.
vi) Knowledge of Current industry standards, including all relevant FAA, EASA and CAA regulations.
vii) Knowledge of Air framer requirements and processes
viii) Knowledge of Project Management
ix) Knowledge of Risk Management
x) Also requires excellent communication skills that are needed to influence and convince other areas of new requirements or updates to current data.
Education and Experience:
i) Must have a B.S. in Engineering, such as Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent technical degree.
ii) Minimum of 10 years related experience required.
More than one week of total traveling per year; international and domestic
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