Under moderate supervision, responsible to achieve the cost budget, schedule, scope of work, product definition, and weight target related to engineering for moderate to complex projects they oversee. The Project Engineer will work closely with Design Engineering, Certification, Program Management, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain to lead and coordinate projects within the definitions of the airframe manufacturer and airline specifications, regulatory requirements, ZSUS requirements.
2) Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Develop engineering schedules that support the organization's requirements, airframe and customer requirements.
B) Ensure the engineering budget is maintained.
C) Engages with internal resources to ensure fulfillment of the project. This will include acquiring commitments from functional leaders for the needed resource allocations.
D) Collaborate with other project engineers.
E) Monitor project performance while documenting and working with the team to solve any problems that arise, ensuring that the project remains on schedule and delivers high-quality product to the customer on-time and within budget.
F) Monitor and tracks project changes to ensure the non-recurring budgets are revised appropriately.
G) Coordinate project completion with the affected groups.
H) Provide mentorship of lesser experienced Associate Project Engineers.
I) Performs other duties as assigned.
A) Knowledge and Skills:
i) Must have intermediate design skills
ii) Must have proven problem solving skills
iii) Knowledgeable in budget management
iv) Knowledgeable in Risk Management
v) Have understanding of Scope Management
vi) Proficient with MS Office
vii) Able to multi-task and manage numerous projects
viii) Must possess good planning and prioritizing skills.
ix) Preferred knowledge in earned Value Management
x) Preferred knowledge in Lean Principles
xi) Cognizant of the current standards of the aircraft industry and warrant specifications including FAA and CAA/JAA rules applicable to the product.
B) Education and Experience:
i) Must have a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Material Science, Aeronautical, Aerospace, Mechanical, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing, Industrial, Electrical, or Systems Engineering or 12 years equivalent related experience in lieu of degree.
ii) Plus requires minimum of 5 years of experience in engineering related field, at least 2 of those years must be experience managing projects.
iii) Proven expertise in leading multiple projects.
iv) Experience developing and maintaining project plans, resource models, risk logs, issue logs, status reports, and other project-related assets.
v) Strong relationship management skills including negotiation, conflict management, and managing multiple objectives.
vi) Strong sense of accountability and ownership; understanding the project engineer role as it pertains to the project team and working with moderate supervision.
Acts in accordance with company values and related competencies.
D) 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.
E) Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve problems and think strategically.
Specificity of the job
More than one month of total traveling per year; international and domestic
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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