Responsible for performing analytical work and preparation of documents in support of certification of aircraft passenger seat products.
Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Preparation of test plans, reports and other necessary documents in support of FAA certification and compliance with Airframe manufacturer requirements.
B) Ensure products comply with FAA TSO requirements
C) Review and sign-off Engineering drawings with proper verification of compliance.
D) Compliance with Safran Seats procedures and certification internal procedures.
E) Performs hand calculations and basic computer based calculations to support analysis
F) Review and understand drawings and FEA reports for risk analysis purposes
G) Coordinate and oversee testing at in-house and outside laboratories to support certification programs
H) Perform failure investigation and support redesign activates as required
I) Performs other duties as assigned by the project lead or Certification Manager to support certification programs.
Knowledge and Skills:
i) Must be detail oriented and have sound engineering judgment.
ii) Must be self-motivated and a self-starter.
iii) Must have ability to think strategically and solve problems.
iv) Must be able to operate standard office equipment.
v) Must be able to generate documents, such as plans, data sheets and reports.
vi) Must have the ability to analyze CAD drawings.
vii) Must be willing to perform tests and some physical work at the test laboratory, as required.
Education and Experience:
Must have a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Science, Aerospace Safety, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design Engineering, Mechanical and Energy Engineering or a related engineering degree or 12 years equivalent related experience based on education and or experience in lieu of degree.
Specificity of the job
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 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 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 ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector. 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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