Design Engineer 2


Key information

Passenger and Crew Experience
Research, design and development
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Huntington beach, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 3 years

Job description

Job Summary:
The Design Engineer 2 creates designs of aircraft interior products such as bins, galleys, lavatories, closets, linings or ceiling panels used in commercial and private aircrafts using a computer aided drafting system. The Design Engineer 2 reports to the Design Engineering Manager.

Summary of Duties:

  • • Produce innovative designs, 3D models and 2D drawings of aircraft interior products within technical specification and project requirements
  • • Work closely with senior design engineers to complete engineering deliverables per project schedule and budget
  • • Create 3D models and 2D drawings that meet the Safran design standards using Safran processes and documentations
  • • With guidance from senior design engineers, incorporate design to cost practices to ensure that project design cost targets are met
  • • With guidance from senior design engineers, coordinate with other department to ensure that designs and drawings incorporate inputs from all disciplines
  • • Provide engineering support during production to solve technical issues
  • • Work with senior design engineers to leverage Safran Cabin standard parts and designs in product development
  • • Follow 3D models and 2D drawings all the way from creation through release to ensure project schedules are met
  • • Maintain status of tasks and progress of work in Safran Engineering task management tool
  • • Other duties may be assigned

Job requirements

Education: BS Degree in Aerospace Engineering or equivalent in a related field (e.g. mechanical) required
Experience: 3 to 5 years related experience in aerospace or mechanical engineering design

Computer Skills:

  • • Good working knowledge of CAD & PLM Systems
  • • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Other Skills:
  • • Good Knowledge of common materials and manufacturing processes used in the aerospace industry
  • • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • • Ability to work well in a team environment and cross-functionally.
  • • Strong communication, time-management, and problem-solving skills.
  • • Work independently and be self-motivated
  • • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Additional Preferred Skills: (not required)

  • • Knowledge of Aviation regulatory requirements (FAA, EASA)
  • • Experience with Interior design or trim & finish requirement
  • • Knowledge of configuration management principles


It is the policy of Safran to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws


Company information

Safran Cabin

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 Cabin provides all elements of a seamlessly integrated Cabin Interior. From the overhead bins, lavatories and galleys to crew rests and cargo containers, either as independent world class products or as a fully integrated cabin. The company is headquartered in Huntington Beach in Southern California, USA and operates 30 sites in 11 countries. The over 13.000 employees across the globe serve virtually all the airlines, aircraft leasing companies and airframe manufacturers worldwide.

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