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Flammability Engineer I

Company : Safran Seats Job field : Material and processes Location : Gainesville , Texas , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : First experience Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager Salary range : Based on Market Rate.

Job Description

Responsible for performing Flammability analytical work and preparation of documents in support of certification of aircraft passenger seat products. In addition, supports design during all phases of the product. Flammability Engineer I works under close supervision of a lead certificartion engineer or supervisor/ manager to accomplish the tasks assigned in support of certification programs

Position has the aurthority to organize daily and weekly workload for them self to meet the established miltestones. Demand dates from design engineer and project engineers for drawings to support deliverables. Order test samples as required by the project scope.

Complementary Description

Main Function Responsibilities:

A) Preparation of Flammability test plans, reports and other necessary documents in support of FAA certification and compliance with Airframe manufacturer requirements.
B) Conducts Peer reviews of test plans and reports for quality and accuracy.
C) Ensure products comply with FAA TSO requirements
D) Review and sign-off Engineering drawings with proper verification of compliance.
E) Compliance with Safran Seats USA procedures and certification internal procedures.
F) Participate in design reviews via supporting the design team in all in-house and customer design reviews by being familiar with the proposed interior units and finishes with the ability to identify and address potential problematic material combinations and proposing method of showing compliance during the review.
G) Reviews all relevant technical specifications for the project including delivery matrices, customer trim and finish specifications and general arrangement engineering drawings.
H) Coordinate and oversee testing at in-house and outside laboratories to support certification programs
I) Perform failure investigation and support redesign activates as required
J) Performs other duties as assigned by the project lead or Certification Manager to support certification programs.

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

A. Education & Qualification:
• Must have a Bachelor's degree in Material science, Chemical Engineering Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering degree or 12 years equivalent related experience, based on education and or experience in lieu of degree.

B. Work Experience - Technical knowledge.
• 1 year of related experience preferred

C. Professional Skills:
• Must be able to operate standard office equipment.
• Must be able to generate technical reports with a minimum typing speed of 25 wpm.
• Must have the ability to analyze engineering drawings.
• Must have the basic understanding of the concept of stress and strain in materials.
• Must be willing to perform tests and some physical work at the test laboratory, as required.
• Must have basic knowledge of CAD software
• 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.

D. Behavioral Skills:
• Must be detail oriented and have sound engineering judgment.
• Must be self-motivated and a self-starter.
• Must have ability to think strategically and solve problems.

E. Desirable Aspects:
• Experience in Aerospace through projects or professional work
• Experience in flammability qualification or testing in either Automotive, Locomotive or other sectors
• Catia V5, AutoCad proficiency.

Specificity of the job

International and/or Domestic travel required; Less than 1 week per year.

Locate your future workplace

2000 Weber Dr TX 76240


Texas United States

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