Manager, Aircraft Engineering

Aircell Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 5 months ago

Manage the Aircraft Engineering group to include all engineers, designers, and drafters. Responsible for the quality of the technical data produced by the Engineering department. Will have approval signature authority for all engineering documents. Has authority to assign signature authority to responsible/knowledgeable individuals in order to achieve the engineering efficiency required while maintaining the quality product that comes along with this responsibility.


  • Manage the Aircraft Engineering Structures group to include all engineers, designers, and drafters.

  • Assign and monitor daily work tasks for all Engineering personnel. Will set work hours and approve overtime for the engineering staff.

  • Responsible for the quality of the technical data produced by the Engineering department. Will have approval signature authority for all engineering documents. Has authority to assign signature authority to responsible/knowledgeable individuals in order to achieve the engineering efficiency required while maintaining the quality product that comes along with this responsibility.

  • Responsible for the proper staffing of the aircraft engineering department to support all booked work. Conduct interviews and/or delegate authority to the appropriate leads to accomplish interviews and suggest additional new hires to support current work levels.

  • Support Manufacturing with technical resources to improve products and disposition manufacturing requests.

  • Support Quality with MRB activity and Corrective Action Requests.


  • Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering (aircraft structures engineering)

  • 8+ years in Aircraft Engineering, Structures discipline. Mod experienced preferred. IFE a plus.

  • Understanding of STC process and certification package development.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • 3D CAD skills a plus

  • Must be able to lead teams.

Gogo is the inflight internet company. Our worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse and mission-minded group of professionals all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that's just the beginning. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared to join a performance-obsessed team that is passionate about bringing the internet to every device, every flight, everywhere.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled

Gogo participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish. Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish.

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Manager, Aircraft Engineering