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Mechanical Design Engineer 1

Company : Northwest Aerospace Technologies Job field : Mechanics Location : Everett , Washington , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : More than 3 years Salary range : $67,740 - $84,870

Job Description

Northwest Aerospace Technologies (“NAT”), a Safran Company, is the only EASA DOA Certified aircraft interior reconfiguration group in the United States. Focusing on commercial and military aircrafts, NAT provides first class services in design, engineering, quality, certification, and manufacturing for a variety of Blue Chip customers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The Level 1 Mechanical Engineer has the following scope of work:
 The design function. This includes basic research, data acquisition, and engineering required to generate engineering product (parts list, drawings, documents, etc.)
 The design content. Ensure the design content conforms to the company quality system procedures as documented, the customer statement of work, along with applicable certification requirements
 Career growth. This includes working with Senior Technical Engineers and Project Engineers to grow in engineering experience
 Guidance required
 With guidance, the Level 1 Mechanical Engineer is expected to prepare engineering product using applicable computer tools and programs maintaining high standards of quality, reliability, and safety in product designs.
 Ensure the NAT's drawings and documents meet the standards established by the NAT quality system, customer requirements, and applicable certification authority

General Notes:

 All employees have an affirmative duty to protect and maintain the confidentiality of NAT products
 As business conditions change it is necessary that all employees productively react and handle other essential tasks as assigned now or in the future
 Tasks may vary slightly based on products produced at division

Complementary Description

Located in Everett, Washington, Safran Cabin NAT offers competitive salaries, recognition programs, comprehensive benefits, retirement plans with employer match, corporate university training courses, professional development programs, and more. We offer the opportunity for a rich and diverse career across over 300 job fields and international sites while our teams work to continuously develop their skills.

Safran Cabin headquarters are in Huntington Beach, California, with a global presence of over 10,000 employees at 39 sites. Site locations are in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Germany, France, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Tunisia and Thailand. Safran Cabin serves over 400 airlines and leasing companies globally and delivers to all airframe OEM manufacturers with a heritage spanning over 80 years in the industry.

Job Requirements


 The Level 1 Mechanical Engineer should have a 4 year engineering degree, preferably in a field that offers the opportunity to gain a well-rounded background (i.e. Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering) or industry experience that is equivalent to a four year degree
 An engineering degree or 2-5 years of broad technical experience as a drafter/designer in an aerospace related application, preferred
 Knowledge in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, and AutoCAD


 Drawing management
 Troubleshooting/problem solving
 Ability to work within a team
 Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
 Understanding of customer's expectations
 Ability to prioritize, multi-task effectively, and work under pressure
 Superior attention to detail

Working Conditions:

 Primarily office work
 Consistent use of computer key board and monitor
 Does require fluent communication in English
 Protracted or irregular hours may be required
 Must be comfortable working to meet firm deadlines, thus completing work on time

Physical Requirements:

 Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Safran Cabin NAT is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. To verify the information in the job listing or if you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail Hayley Bueser @ [email protected] . We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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415 Riverside Rd. WA 98201


Washington United States

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