Airframe Parachute Systems Senior Engineer
JOB TITLE: Airframe Parachute Systems Senior Engineer
LOCATION: Duluth, MN; Chandler AZ; McKinney TX
SALARY: $100,000 - $150,000 per year.
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We are a national staffing firm working with some of the top-tier aerospace companies in the world! And we are looking for first-class employees to work with our clients.
Interface with other aircraft disciplines, including structural and electrical disciplines, across the Aircraft platforms.
Work with a multi-discipline team on advanced parachute system design development.
Identify, select, and coordinate with suppliers.
Active involvement in development and certification of parachute systems under FAR Part 23.
Manage suppliers on a weekly cadence for technical deliverables by hosting weekly meetings, creating agendas and facilitating action/issue tasks.
Research industry guidance documents for best practices, e.g. SAE, ASTM.
Create 3D models and drawings of parachute systems in Creo.
Author and check documents including test plans and reports, certification reports, and other engineering documents.
Perform trade studies involving weight, cost, reliability, and manufacturability.
Conduct ground, lab and flight testing of parachute components and systems.
Travel to testing sites and supplier locations as required.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills on technical issues and have a high level of initiative to fill gaps when necessary.
Complete project assignments and take responsibility for designs and design outcomes.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Teams).
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering.
6-8 years of engineering experience.
Experience working on or with parachutes.
Experience with extraction systems.
Experience with textiles.
Experience with Windchill PDM and Creo/Pro-E.
Familiarity with SAE ARP4754A & ARP4761 guidelines and procedures and ASTM standards.
Experience working on type certification of an aircraft from start to finish under any of 14 CFR Part 23/25/27/33/35/36 or equivalent regulations.
Familiarity with DO-160 environmental testing.
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read, write and speak the English language
Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with Chief Engineers and management peer groups.
Out of the box thinking to deliver required technical solutions to meet program goals.
Show initiative and ability to work in absence of a defined process.
Excellent technical writing, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
Sound judgement and decision-making skills.
Able to work with program managers and project leaders to develop and hold accountability to schedules.
Ability to efficiently learn new skills and manage multiple tasks.
Direct Work: Provides direction, delegates, and removes obstacles to get work done.
Situational Adaptability: Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match shifting demands of different situations.
Manages Complexity: Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes, contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Ensures Accountability: Holds self accountable to meet commitments.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Work beyond 40 hours per week may be required.
Under 120.14 of the ITAR a U.S. person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident of the United States. A lawful permanent resident is further defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20). A U.S. Person is also a protected individual which is defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire, and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair, and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is why we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests while also providing industry-leading customer service.
We support the majority of aerospace OEM's and tier 1 suppliers across the United States.
The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)
Keywords: aerospace, aviation, aircraft
The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire, and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair, and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is why we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests while also providing industry-leading customer service. We support the majority of aerospace OEM's and tier 1 suppliers across the United States. The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)
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