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Project Engineer

Company : Safran Electronics & Defense Job field : Industrial Engineering Location : Redmond , Washington , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : More than 3 years Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager Salary range : $80.000 - 120.000

Job Description

IDD Aerospace is a subsidiary of Safran Electronics and Defense, a leader in the design and manufacture of human-to-machine interface solutions for the commercial and defense aerospace market. IDD specializes in producing high-quality lightplates, keyboards, and control panel assemblies for flight deck control systems.

IDD Aerospace has a reputation for outstanding leadership, innovation, and expertise. Our employees use their creativity and talent to invent new solutions, meet new demands, and offer the most effective services and products in the industry.

IDD Aerospace is a diverse workplace that values active involvement and creativity. We sincerely hope you will take pride in being an important part of IDD Aerospace 's success.

We seek an experienced aerospace Project Engineer to support a long-term internal transfer program. The project entails the development and documentation of existing products into IDD's PLM. In this role, you will be a part of the product development engineering team to support design solutions on new products and support existing product design improvements. Candidates must have experience with configuration management and change control.

Management Responsibilities

Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project, including reoccurring status meetings with engineering, production, planning and supply chain.
Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities. Monitor and update resource capacity as appropriate.
Communicates effectively with cross-functional team leaders to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions.
Minimizes exposure to risk in the program.
Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
Prepares Monthly Program Dashboards for reporting to Management.

Engineering Responsibilities

Generating detailed designs, specifications, testing, and bill of material that meet customer requirements.
Work with multiple engineering & quality departments as part of a cross-functional team.
Perform system requirements analysis.
Create and manage requirements documentation and system-level interface for design documentation.
Perform safety reliability, maintainability, and environmental analysis.
Perform requirements and design verification and traceability analysis.
Create system verification and validation plans and procedures and performs verification and validation activities.
Conduct quality checks of drawings, documents, and reports, verifying the accuracy of data, information, and calculations.
Assist in the preparation of estimates, engineering change orders, schedules, and budgets.
Generate applicable documentation to support the design process.

Complementary Description


This position is under ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by Title 22 of Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Requirements

Skills and abilities

Product development in a stage-gate structure (PDR, CDR, PRR)
Product validation, including development of a qualification plan
Knowledge of Aerospace standards (AS9100, DO160, DO254, DO178, ABD100, AS7788, etc…) is desirable
Familiar with contracts and contract language
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Word, and Excel. Experience working in a configuration management system (PLM) and ERP is desirable
Experience in design for manufacturability (DFM)
Strong verbal/written communication skills
Must have the ability to effectively work in a team atmosphere, interacting with both internal and external customers.
The ideal candidate will have an engineering or planning background with hands-on experience working with manufactured products. Also, will have managed cross-functional project teams in the development of products and has worked with manufacturing to address product industrialization.


Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Minimum of 3-5 years related experience in product development engineering
Experience in developing new products in a highly regulated industry (Aerospace flight deck design background is preferred)
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

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