Design Engineer lll

2019-10-14T15:55:16.287

Key information

Design, Passenger Experience
Research, design and development
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Gainesville, Texas, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 8 years
2019-77789

Job description

Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):

Confers with customers and vendors on conceptual configuration and initial design requirements for various new and on-going seat programs.
Reviews design specifications and incorporates into assigned product.
Prepares lay-outs of overall design task including structural and articulation systems.
Defines design standards to maintain commonality with existing product line.
Defines and sets goals as to complete tasks as expeditiously as possible.
Prepares advanced bill of materials and long-lead item list.
Review design package to assure conformance to latest specifications and regulations.
Prepares drawings for release.
Assumes liaison duties when product reaches the various manufacturing stages.
Performs other duties as assigned

Job requirements

Knowledge and Skills:

Must have excellent drafting skills in CATIA V5 (or higher) and/or Pro/Engineer.
Requires advanced knowledge of aircraft seat products.
Must have good knowledge of materials and production processes, and mechanical knowledge of parts and stress conditions.
Must be able to interact successfully with engineering, tooling, and manufacturing departments.
Must be able to function as part of a design team.
Provide mentorship to less experienced engineers.
Must possess good planning and prioritizing skills.

Education and Experience:

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.

OR

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.

Specificity of the job

No Travel Required

Company information

Safran Seats

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Seats is a world leader in aircraft passenger and crew seats. One million seats made by the company are now in service worldwide.

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