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Project Engineer
Los Angeles Metro Area
JN -052018-21105

Reports to: Engineering Manager
Job Responsibilities
  • Design, Development, and Qualification of components for aerospace products including high temperature pneumatic shutoff valves, regulating valves, and check valves.
  • Coordinate all project stages from proposal though production including:
  1. Create and manage Project schedules.  Be accountable for execution of the schedules and communication of changes to the schedules.
  2. Design to meet the customer requirements, monitoring changes in requirements/scope throughout the project.
  3. Create the required engineering drawings and specifications.
  4. Communicate the project status regularly to the customer in writing, teleconferences, and in face to face meetings.
  5. Create required qualification test programs including scheduling, testing, documentation, analysis, and test reports.
  6. Production support of products including developing production test requirements and test equipment.
  7. Design to meet cost targets, clearly communicating cost impacts/changes to team members.
  • Coordinate with manufacturing engineering to develop, document, and train personnel on processes to assure ease of fabrication, assembly and test.
  • Support of legacy product manufacturing and quality issues.
  • Some travel may be required, but should be less than 10%.
  • Experience with aerospace engine components design and qualification.
  • Project Management skills with direct customer facing experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.  Must be a good communicator, both internally within the organization as well as with customers.
  • General PC proficiency and strong skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Willing to work in a small company environment with a high degree of responsibility and autonomy.
  • Minimum BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.
  • 2 years’ experience in aerospace engine components design and qualification.
  • Unafraid to get hands dirty.  This person will be building and testing prototypes and qualification parts.
  • High energy performer, willing to work in a fast-paced environment and wear multiple hats.
  • Need to be able to handle demanding customers professionally.
  • High degree of accountability to team members and customers.
  • Experience in preparing and presenting technical materials during Aerospace and Defense PDR/CDR as well as on Sales Calls.
  • Autodesk Inventor 3D (or equivalent) experience
  • Experience with RTCA/DO-160 and MIL STD 810 requirements.
  • Mechanical engineering skills including 3D Modeling, Tolerance stackup, GD&T, DFMEA, FTA, Verification Matrices, compliance matrices, specification reviews, QTP, QTR, ATP, QSR, QAR, new business technical proposals, Lessons Learned application, risk analyses, weight analyses, project schedules.

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