Description: PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Module Version Engineer in Mobile, AL.
A Lavatory Modules Engineer working in the Modules Department to develop solutions to a variety of complex engineering problems, requiring judgment and ingenuity, within the perimeter A350 Fulfill Customer Order (FCO) Process.
Governed by the requirements for "Define Customized Modules Design".
Provide technical oversight of Lavatory Module vendor(s) to ensure delivery of integrated engineering solutions meeting technical, weight, program, and schedule and cost targets.
Create project specific deliverables including feasibility studies, integration plans, clash investigation and resolution, and creation of production documents.
Analyze Customer Change Requests Revise designs based on customer, manufacturing and/or design requirements.
Define Preliminary Module Design for technical coordination with other functions and determine technical re-percussions after receiving Means of Compliance proposal documentation.
Define Module Design for Head of Version and Select Know Solutions and Create Close to Know solutions as applicable. Develop Customized Module Initial Specification and Customized Design Models Validity.
Define/Validate Interfaces to the aircraft including development of customized modules installation requirements (including validation of both structural and system interfaces).
Agree module interface points update Customized Technical Specifications as appropriate.
This activity includes PDR with suppliers to verify supplier module requirements are validated against the contracted specification and ensure equipment is consistent with all requirements.
By means of Critical Design Review finalize Version Module Specification for the suppliers of Modules including acceptance as required of test plans.
During the process represents the Company to customers and/ or suppliers on technical matters related to the assigned project or technical specialty.
Validate and release Customized Module Design, ensure clash free certifiable module integration into the aircraft by means of the DMU.
Create and/or monitor creation of module installation drawings checked within the 3D model environment.
Guide and perform qualification and verification and validation of customized modules including release of the Declaration of Design Performance (DDP).
Typically including review and acceptance of Qualification Test Reports in collaboration with relevant Engineering Specialists such as Stress, Flammability and Mass Properties.
As an on-going process of product improvement suggest modifications regarding the design and development of aircraft cabins and components.
Provide input to the design engineering elements of the integrated project plan to ensure it is technically robust.
Provide a clear communication link between the vendor(s) and the Engineering team.
Ensure that the design can be certified and all the necessary data for test and certification is produced. Contribute to the Certification of Head of Version Aircraft.
Strong liaison with other departments internally, externally and internationally.
Develop and manage program enablers and ensure their timely and high quality delivery.
Develop solutions to handle complex tasks for which existing methods and procedures may not apply.
Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:
Minimum 7 years' experience within the aviation industry with at least 5 years' experience in Airbus aircraft cabin engineering
Must have demonstrable experience in the Airbus Fulfil Customer Order (FCO) process and be conversant of the Airbus Customization Engineering Process including " DE.PA.02.03 Define Customized Modules Design"
Must be familiar with the design of Lavatory Module components, and have an understanding of their associated certification and qualification requirements.
Must have the ability to be self-directed and work in diverse teams
Experience with Lavatory Modules viewed as an advantage.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are needed, with ability to plan and hold effective meetings. Experience working in international teams is an asset.
CAD design experience with Catia V5.
Must have strong competence in the use of the following Airbus Toolsets ICC, PASSV2, ZAMIZ, VPM, TreND, System View, & SAP.
Must have experience in vendor technical management of cabin suppliers including development of Airbus Engineering Work Orders & review of vendor qualification documents.
Must have strong capability in MS Office Products and have the ability to learn new tool sets as required.
Education / Special Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree (B.S) from a four year college or university in engineering.