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Research and Technology Engineer IV

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Company : Safran Seats Job field : Passenger and Crew Experience Location : Gainesville , Texas , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : More than 8 years Spoken language(s) : English Fluent
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Job Description

1) Occupational Summary:

Responsible for improving existing seat products and developing new seat related products, focusing on materials and process, weight, cost, ergonomics, design for manufacturing and assembly as well as comfort and styling. Works as part of a team with the goal to continuously drive improvements in seat design.

Complementary Description

2) Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Research:
• Researches new materials, processes and concepts to facilitate continuous improvement in seat design.
B) Compliance:
• Reviews regulatory and customer specifications.
C) Planning:
• Ensures project deliverables are accomplished on time, coordinates with PE and supports project detailed planning. Report and escalate to management as needed.
D) Development and Validation:
• Prepares design requirements and statement of work for new seat design or seat components.
E) Prototyping:
• Supports team with tracking part orders, assembling test articles and mockups, requests for quotes from outside suppliers.
F) Sales and Marketing Support:
• Prepares technical product specifications and presentations for Sales and Marketing support.
G) Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

3) Qualification Requirements:

A) Knowledge and Skills:

i) Must be advanced with 3D design software, preferably PRO-E and/or CATIA V5.
ii) Must be able to perform advanced hand calculations for engineering analysis.
iii) Must be able to think creatively.
iv) Must possess good planning and prioritizing skills.
v) Must be able function well within a design team and coordinate work of others.

B) Education and Experience:

Must have a Bachelor's degree Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Materials Science, Plastics Engineering, Structural Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Civil 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 9 years of engineering-related experience (Fulltime engineering internship post engineering degree years are included, Part time internship not included).
OR
Must have a Master's degree Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Materials Science, Plastics Engineering, Structural Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical and Energy Engineering or a related engineering degree. Plus an additional 7 years of engineering-related experience (Fulltime engineering internship post engineering degree years are included, Part time internship not included).
OR
Must have a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Materials Science, Plastics Engineering, Structural Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical and Energy Engineering or a related engineering degree. Plus an additional 4 years of engineering-related experience (Fulltime engineering internship post engineering degree years are included, Part time internship not included).
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Specificity of the job

Less than one week of total traveling per year; international and domestic

Locate your future workplace

2000 Weber Dr TX 76240

Gainesville

Texas United States

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76,800
employees worldwide
27
Number of countries where Safran is located
35
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