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Manager, Airworthiness

Company: AeroVironment
Location: Moorpark
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:



Manager, Airworthiness



Location



Moorpark, CA



Employment type



Regular - Full Time



ID

1250




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Summary

The Manager, Airworthiness is an experienced leader within the aerospace or related industry and has the responsibility, accountability and authority (RAA) for overall airworthiness of the HAPS Business Unit The Manager, Airworthiness reports to the Vice President of HAPS and will act as an extension of Senior Leadership to build a diverse and engaged team (i.e., people management and career growth) for execution of strategic and tactical capabilities for certification, reliability and safety processes and tools.

Position Responsibilities


  • Manage a team of certification, reliability and safety engineers including budget planning, staffing, training, performance evaluations and career development

  • Manage the airworthiness requirements, design and development of new Unmanned Aircraft System products as well as product changes and enhancements

  • Act as the point of contact with the FAA and/or other country regulatory agencies for establishing certification plans.

  • Lead skilled resources to effectively execute on business objectives, contract and plans to meet programmatic and business goals

  • Ensure the HAPS Business Unit has effective airworthiness policy and procedures to comply with all internal and external Quality Management System and Industry Standards (i.e., internal command media, AS9100:D, ISO, etc.)

  • Act as customer point of contact for the Business Unit's airworthiness technical discussions

  • Perform detailed airworthiness briefings to HAPS VP, AeroVironment management and customers executives;

  • Assists with system design reviews as well as support input to test plans and procedures, supports program-specific system safety working groups

  • Acts as an advisor to the team to meet schedules and/or resolve technical issues. Provides mentorship and leadership to airworthiness engineers. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function

  • Other duties as assigned

    Special Requirement

    U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or asylee/refugee status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) required.

    Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)


    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required or equivalent combination of experience and education

    • 8+ years of related functional experience (i.e., reliability, certification or safety engineering)

    • 3+ years of managing a functional engineering team

    • 3+ years of FAA certification experience (i.e., unmanned or manned aircraft)

    • Significant experience in certifying other components with the FAA or other airworthiness organization

    • Demonstrates expert knowledge of appropriate design, analysis and simulation tools and validation techniques; effectively articulates advanced concepts and ideas to both technical and non-technical staff

    • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), MS Project and Adobe Acrobat)

    • Ability to travel domestic and internationally (up to 20%)

      Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies


      • Advanced degree is preferred (Aerospace, Mechanical or Structural Engineering preferred)

      • Relevant experience with unmanned air vehicles/unmanned air systems is preferred

      • Reliability, system safety, or flight test experience background is a plus

      • Demonstrates effective problem-solving, time management, interpersonal and communication skills

      • Uses vision to think beyond the immediate situation, explore multiple potential paths, and adapt decision-making style based on the situational circumstances

      • Inspires, motivates, and empowers people to deliver organizational goals, while also delivering value back to employees

      • Brings organizational values to life using personality, uniqueness and the creation of a shared vision

      • Champions the process of change and promotes a culture of quick adaptation while helping others deal with the effects of change

      • Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain internal and external trusting, professional relationships

      • Assesses the degree of risk and opportunity in plans or actions and takes appropriate action to mitigate them or makes plans to build on the opportunity

      • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company

        Physical Demands


        • Ability to work in an office environment (Constant)

        • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Constant)




          ITAR Requirement:

          This position requires the use of information which is subject to compliance with International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (or, green card holder), protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access. Some positions due to U.S. Government contract requirements will require current U.S. Citizenship.

          Benefits: AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: http://www.avinc.com/myavbenefits.

          We also encourage you to review our company website at http://www.avinc.com to learn more about us.

          Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

          Who We Are

          Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

          Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty - and succeed.

          What We Do

          Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

          AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may appy.

          To view our CCPA Privacy Policy click here: https://www.avinc.com/legal/ccpa-privacy-policy


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