Responsible for the completion of engineering projects within the definitions of the airframe manufacturer and airline specifications and within engineering budget and schedules.
Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Design seats and seat components.
B) Responsible for the completion and release of engineering documents: parts list and engineering drawing.
C) Coordinate the engineering of a project with the airframe manufacturer and the customer.
D) Attend first article inspections and monitor the completion of the required resolutions.
E) Liaise with stress, materials and processing, purchasing, manufacturing, prototype shop.
F) Mentor engineering personnel in the specialized aspects of the product.
G) Liaise with quality assurance and manufacturing departments to disposition of non-conforming articles.
H) Provides and maintains engineering schedules.
I) Provide engineering support to all departments.
J) Performs other duties as assigned.
A) Knowledge and Skills:
i) Must have extensive technological knowledge of all phases of engineering applicable to the seat products.
ii) Must have excellent drafting skills in CATIA V5 (or higher) and/or Pro/Engineer.
iii) Must be cognizant of the current standards of the aircraft industry and warrant specifications including FAA and CAA/JAA rules applicable to the product.
iv) Requires aircraft interior product structural experience in sheet metal, machining, and composite design.
v) Must have manufacturing interface experience with the total company capabilities in processes and controls.
vi) Must be able to function as part of a design team.
vii) Must possess good planning and prioritizing skills.
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.
Physical Demands: This position requires extended periods of sitting while working with computers and viewing computer monitors and other office equipment. Finger dexterity needed in using misc. office equipment such as telephone, computer and copy machine, etc. Bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to approximately twenty pounds are required during tasks related to the job.
Education and Experience:
i) Must have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical and Energy Engineering or a related engineering degree (minimum of 12 years equivalent related engineering experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree) plus an additional 9 years of related design experience required.
ii) Must have a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical and Energy Engineering or a related engineering degree plus 7 years of related design experience required.
Specificity of the job
•International and/or Domestic travel required: less than 5%
Locate your future workplace
2000 Weber Dr TX 76240
Texas 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 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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