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Senior Project Engineer

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Company : Safran Electronics & Defense Job field : Architecture and systems engineering Location : Irvine , California , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : More than 5 years Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager Spoken language(s) : English Fluent Salary range : CA Salary Range: $148,492 - $174,819
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Job Description

Want to work with some of the most talented and dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Then Safran is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world. Employing some of the most talented and dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Safran as the place to build a rewarding career while helping create and deliver communications, integration and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It is an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Safran.

Summary of Job Purpose:

The Project Engineer is responsible for the following:
• Lead and guide engineering product development teams for new or legacy or improved products and/or processes.
• Acts as project leader with technical responsibility for planning, organizing, and conducting complex technical projects or major phases of projects involving the design and certification of new or improved products and/or processes.
• Lead engineering projects from inception to certification or qualification, and production transfer to Manufacturing Engineering.
• Lead engineering projects in sustaining for operations support, design changes, supplier and customer requests and production support.
• Coordinate Engineering activities and or projects with other departments, especially Program Management. This includes, budget, schedule, milestones and deliverables for Engineering.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the overall technical coordination of the design of our products and/or processes.
• Interface with the department managers to build the best team suitable for each project. Ensure that specific assignments are done in accordance to individual's skills.
• Provide leadership and guidance for Engineering teams assigned to a specific project and/or related activities.
• In conjunction with Program Management prepare project schedule, budget, control cost, perform risk management and mitigation as well as product assurance activities.
• Ensure that Design to Manufacturing and Design to Cost is taken into account during the early conception phases and provide feedback to the design team, from the Manufacturing floor.

Complementary Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued):
• Ensure that Design to Manufacturing and Design to Cost is taken into account during design changes, and that manufacturing engineering is involved in approving design error changes and manufacturing improvements.
• Review customer specifications and determine compliance to requirements and/or note exceptions.
• Ensure overall technical compliance of the products to the customer specification and statement of work.
• Establish and track Verification and Validation activities, assist in establishing test methods and test equipment design, enable problem resolution and provide support.
• Act as project leader and represent the Company in front of the customers, from a technical point of view.
• Review project-related documentation package(s) to insure its accuracy.
• Ensure the timely and efficient completion of projects to achieve company's strategic and financial goals.
• Lead formal design reviews. Prepare and present technical information for Technical Interface Meetings (TIMs), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs), Critical Design Reviews (CDRs), Change Control Board (CCB) etc.
• Assist with certification or qualification activities.

Job Code: AZE055-P4-13
CA Salary Range: $148,492 - $174,819

Job Requirements

Education / Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited institution
- Minimum 5 years of Engineering experience in an Automotive, Aerospace or Medical Device
- Minimum 5 years of project leadership experience


Skills and Abilities:
• The candidate should have had experience in leading complete engineering project level programs
• The candidate should have had experience in supporting operations in a serial production environment
• The candidate should have good people skills.
• The candidate should have knowledge of fundamentals of aerospace electrical or mechanical design and a wide range of knowledge in basic electrical or mechanical design.
• Full understanding of MIL specs, processes & procedures.
• Project management experience including schedule, budget, technical risk, task management.
• Experience with Root Cause Corrective Action RCCA, experience with Non Conformances
• Knowledge of ENOVIA or other Product Data Management (PDM) system for documentation control and workflow is desired.
• Must have the ability to communicate technical information, whether written or verbal to other functional departments throughout the organization and to customers. Includes creation and participation of group presentations.
• Experience with Microsoft Project.
• Experience with Earn Value Management EVM.
• Experience with DOORS management tool a plus

Specificity of the job

Minimal travel required, less than 10% of time

Locate your future workplace

1733 Alton Parkway CA 92606

Irvine

California United States

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83,000
employees worldwide
27
Number of countries where Safran is located
35
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