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Safran, for its Electronic & Defense division, is looking for a Sr. Project Engineer in Irvine, CA
• Support new product development by maintaining project plans and schedules in accordance with customer technical requirements.
• Responsible for the design, development, and testing of pilot control systems, control panel assemblies, throttle control systems, and related flight control products.
• Lead component engineering activities such as parts obsolescence, lifecycle management, parts library administration, design compliance analysis, part selection & qualification
• Implement design changes through ECOs and ADCNs. Evaluate design change requests for relevance and correctness.
• Develop, design, and modify products to the defined requirements including analysis, laboratory tests, simulation, and field evaluation to assure compliance to project and customer and industry requirements; prepare the documents required to define the products and show verification of analytics.
• Provide component engineering support to electrical engineers and PCB layout designers.
• Provide technical assistance to all internal departments, suppliers, and customers as it relates to the product.
• Create and implement test procedures (ATP, QTP, DTP) for products based on product requirements and customer specifications.
• Work with other engineering disciplines (mechanical, optics, quality, and manufacturing) to accomplish cross-functional designs and integration of designs.
• Lead inter-departmental and external program design reviews.
• Routinely interact with customers, suppliers, and regulatory authorities.
• Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace preferred)
• 7 + years of experience
• Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
• This position requires use of information or access to hardware, which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee
Job Skills and Abilities:
• Systems engineering processes
• Good electrical system understanding
• Aircraft-related industry standards for systems development (DO-160, DO-254)
• Experience with PDM systems (Enovia)
• Experience with CAD design (Solidworks, Cadence/Allegro)
• Interest in aircraft systems and operations
• The position requires strong interpersonal skills, high degree of comfort with ambiguity, good project discipline, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently.
• Candidate must be a self-starter, be able to multi-task, manage unplanned events, and take advantage of opportunities and events to achieve results that exceed expectations
Specificity of the job
• There is a potential for some domestic and international travel.
Locate your future workplace
1833 Alton Pkway CA 92606
California United States
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.
Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.
Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leader in the supply of solutions and services in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for both civil and military markets. The company equips more than 1,000 ships, 25,000 land vehicles and 10,000 aircraft worldwide.
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