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Aerospace - Project Engineer

Company: Altair
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are recruiting for our client in the Los Angeles, CA area is looking for a Project Engineer III. **This is a Direct Hire position.
What You Will Do:The primary objective for the Project Engineer III position is to provide technical leadership of New Product Development programs with the internal IPDT (Integrated Product Development Team and external customer. The IPDT may require the candidate to lead small (5-15 person) or multiple engineering teams, typically co-located.

  • Will use knowledge of engineering discipline, processes, and tools in order to develop and maintain an overall project Master Schedule aligned with customer milestones.
  • Develop project subtasks to drive the internal IPDT to ensure designs are compliant to customer technical requirements and procurement specifications.
  • Responsible to prepare, review, approve, and ensure the completion of: engineering drawings (internal manufacturing and customer drawings), engineering documentation to support Qualification/Certification efforts (i.e. ATP, QTPs, etc.), and engineering analysis to support Qualification/Certification efforts (produced by self or providing technical guidance to supporting engineers); including but not limited to: stress analysis, pressure drop analysis, thermal analysis. Under general supervision, must be able to perform a variety of job duties including, but not limited to:
    • Technical Proposals
    • Preliminary to Detailed Design of customer Line Replacement Units (LRUs)
    • Development Part Fabrication Technical Support
    • Qualification / Certification testing thru Entry-into-Service (EIS)
    • Conducting project status and process presentations for leadership and external customers.
    • Interface with vendors and suppliers to ensure product and project compliance
    • Identify and propose technical improvements to designs and methodologies to enhance efficiency and/or effectiveness related to projects or processes.
    • Ensure timely information flow among the IPDT to ensure timely completion of project tasks.
    • Interact with customers (internally and externally) and also use influence skills with the customer to mitigate major program risks, and to negotiate change of project scope or Master Schedules.
    • Support manufacturing team during the Product Development Phase (i.e. initial design for manufacturability and redesigns, as required during the development phase).
    • Recognized as an emerging authority within the leadership team in current position.
      Basics:
      • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering. M.S. Preferred.
      • 5 - 10+ years of experience in metallic or composite ducting and motion compensator design per ARP 699 guidelines as Project / Systems Engineering Focal, or equivalent experience in ECS (Environmental Control System), bleed air, or AMS (air management system) full-system or component design in the following industries:
      • Valves (pneumatic or electro mechanical) / Heat Exchangers
      • Fuel Tank Inert Systems (FTIS, OBIGGS, OBOGGS, NGS, etc.) o Wing-Anti Ice Systems o Ram Air Systems / High Pressure or Low Pressure pneumatic systems
      • Structural design Experience with aircraft certification to EASA, Transport Canada, CAAC, and/or FAA 14 CFR FAR 25 requirements.
      • Experience from program award (kick-off) to Milestones such as: PDR (Preliminary Design Review), CDR (Critical Design Review), PRR (Production Readiness Review), SOF (Safety of Flight), EIS (Entry-intoService).
      • Experience delegating work and supervising non-direct reports
      • Experience writing certification documentation, such as: ATP, QTP, QTR, etc.
      • Experience with sheet metal and/or composite manufacturing / forming processes.
      • Test experience per RTCA-DO/160 or MIL-STD-810 (vibration and environmental tests)
      • Participates and/or leads in internal and external audits.
      • Preferred experience with analysis tools such as FEA / FEM tools MSC NASTRAN / PATRAN, ANSYS, ATA NASTRAN / FEMAP.
      • Preferred experience with CAD software (CATIA V5 or Solidworks).
      • Preferred test experience with LabVIEW data acquisition / control VIs.

Keywords: Altair, Los Angeles , Aerospace - Project Engineer, Engineering , Los Angeles, California

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