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Certification Engineer lI

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Testing Gainesville , Texas , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 3 years
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Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Prepares test plans, reports and other necessary documents in support of FAA certification and compliance with airframe manufacturer requirements.
B) Supports testing activities in the test laboratory.
C) Supports test article conformity activities, as required.
D) Communicates with FAA-DER, FAA engineer and customer/Airframe manufacturer regarding certification issues.
E) Completes drawing sign-off with proper verification of compliance.
F) Stays in compliance with Zodiac Seats procedures (QAP) and certification internal procedures.
G) Completes certification programs with little or no assistance
H) Performs other duties as required.
I) Communicates with internal departments.
J) Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:
A) Knowledge and Skills:
i) Must be able to complete certification programs with little to no assistance.
ii) Must be familiar with FAA regulations and airframe manufacturer's specifications.
iii) Reviews and checks test plans and reports.
iv) Must be able to perform standard stress analysis.
v) Must be detail oriented and have sound engineering judgment.
vi) Must be self-motivated and a self-starter.
vii) Must have ability to think strategically and solve problems.
viii) Must be able to generate documents such as, plans, data sheets and reports.
ix) Must have ability to analyze CAD drawings.
x) 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.
Plus an additional 2 years of FAA/EASA certification experience required.
OR
Must have a Master'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 plus 1 year of FAA/EASA (Aircraft Seat) certification experience required.
Competencies:
Acts in accordance with company values and related competencies.

Communication Skills:
Must have the ability to generate written communication and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication. Speech and hearing abilities that allow individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve problems and think strategically.

Job Requirements

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.
Plus an additional 2 years of FAA/EASA certification experience required.

OR

Must have a Master'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 plus 1 year of FAA/EASA (Aircraft Seat) certification experience required.

Specificity of the job

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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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