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Sustaining Engineer II

Company : Safran Electrical & Power Job field : Industrial Engineering Location : Sarasota , Florida , 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 : NA

Job Description

The individual(s) will be responsible for the support and improvement Legacy product lines and New Products for the Sarasota sites Distribution Components product lines. Conducts engineering assignments including the design analysis and re-design of existing products and components to reduce product costs and improve quality. Maintain design control, provide production support, and assist with customer and supplier support of existing parts and products on as needed basis to assure problem resolution and growth of the business.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Identifies, analyzes and solves problems pertaining to design and manufacturing processes.
• Independently evaluates use of non-conforming parts, processes and assemblies to determine their usability in the end product while ensuring that the quality and functionality of the product will be maintained.
• Evaluates obsolete materials, parts and components and identifies sources for direct replacement.
• Develops engineering and design validation test programs per Military, SAE, RTCA DO-160, Customer(s) and EN standards, performs testing as needed, and documents results.
• Participates in testing conducted by Outside Testing Laboratories as necessary.
• Performs tolerance stack up analysis to validate that product will function as designed.
• Performs MTBF calculations for legacy and modified distribution components.
• Prepares documentation and participates in communications with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and Customers.
• Provides cost estimate when product is modified per Customer request.
• Documents changes in design, bill of materials and/or test methods using CR/CN process.
• Reviews and approves changes proposed by Manufacturing, Purchasing and Suppliers.
• Reviews Customers technical inquiries and requests to modify products.
• Trains production associates in the proper process methods and use of tooling and equipment.
• Mentors interns and new engineers.
• Acts as a key member in supporting and resolving 8D problem solving investigations.
• Regular, predictable attendance is required.
• Must be willing to work overtime as necessary.

Physical Demands:
Sitting 70% / Standing 20% / Walking & lifting 10%

Work Environment:
Split between office work and working on the shop floor and in the Testing Laboratory with production and testing technicians. Must be available for business travel as needed.

Complementary Description

Safran Electrical and Power is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. To verify the information in the job listing or if you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call: 941-751-7128. We will decide on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience
• Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical or a related Engineering discipline from an accredited institution.
• Minimum 4 years experience in a manufacturing environment working as an engineer.
• Ability to read/understand prints (including GD&T), routings, bill of materials and process sheets.
• Ability to read, interpret and apply Engineering Aerospace Standards and Specifications (MIL, SAE, RTCA, International (EN) and Customer Proprietary)
• Ability to collect and interpret data necessary for problem solving.
• Solid understanding of the electrical and mechanical properties of engineering materials.
• Broad knowledge of fabrication, assembly and test processes, tooling, and equipment.
• Ability to provide component, assembly, tooling, and equipment cost estimates.
• Solid understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts, Six Sigma tools and 8D problem solving tools.
• Strong communication skills (verbal, written, and computer).
• Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel.

• Ability to handle multiple projects with conflicting schedules and priorities while maintaining cross-organizational support to complete tasks.
• Understands electrical theory as it relates to product requirements
• Understanding electrical circuits and electronic components used in distribution component
• Good presentation skills.
• Effective project management skills.
• Excellent time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution and 4+years of experience working as engineer in aerospace industury
• Experience with PTC CREO, CATIA, Configuration Control and PLM systems.
• Fluent French and/or Spanish

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This job posting does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

This position requires access to technologies and hardware subject to US national security based export control requirements. All applicants must be US Persons (8 USC 1324b(a)(3)), or otherwise authorized by the U.S. Government. No company sponsorship will be offered.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.

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