Applies extensive knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and industry practices to
plan, direct, and coordinate the engineering design, integration, analysis and certification of company products and processes for manufacturing of complete aircraft parts, components, subsystems and complete systems for operational aircraft.
Develops solutions to a variety of complex and unusual problems that require independent judgment and ingenuity to modify procedures standards related to managing engineering projects in the areas of design or technology. Work is accomplished under general direction and completed work is reviewed for results.
Analyzes project objectives and requirements to determine feasibility, reducibility, cost, and production time. Discusses technical issues of the project with customer representatives, engineers, and other personnel.
Evaluates product design for conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, quality standards, and specifications. Ensures engineering specifications, drawings and other technical documents are produced to standard engineering practices and regulatory requirements. Evaluates and approves design changes and drawing releases.
Assigns project personnel to specific aspects or phases of project such as analysis, development, or design. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules.
Identifies program problems and obtains solutions such as allocation of resources or changing contract specifications and technical solutions. Coordinates design, production, testing, and related activities.
Consults with project personnel and others to provide technical assistance and information.
Coordinates with Manufacturing, Marketing, Contracts, and Quality Assurance and other groups to ensure required engineering documentation is established and maintained for each project.
Creates and maintains budget and schedule tracking metrics and reports progress to Engineering management. Provides guidance to teams on development, performance and productivity issues. Works with the regulatory agencies or designees in creating compliance and other engineering reports.
Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required. Prepares project reports for management, client, or others.
This position may provide administrative and technical leadership over other Stakeholders in the department. Perform other duties as required. These duties may include assignments in job classifications other than the primary assignment.
Formal Education, Training, Professional Certification and Work Experience:
Bachelor degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited four-year college or university and five (5) or more years related experience and/or training. A combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Stakeholder Behavioral Standards:
All Stakeholders: Integrity, Teamwork, Communications, Customer Focus, Initiative and willingness to assist and transfer technical knowledge to less experienced Stakeholders.
FOR SPECIALIST LEVEL AND ABOVE ADD
All Leaders: Approachability, Drive for Results, Motivating Others, Managerial Courage, Decision Quality.
Level of Supervision Required:
Works under general direction. Receives guidance as to results expected and to resolve complex problems. Exercises latitude in determining activities and approaches within moderate to wide parameters.
Standard Job Requirements:
Must be able to arrive at work on time, work on-site, and attend regularly.
Must be able to read and write the English language, perform basic mathematical calculations and learn to interpret and comprehend company policies, procedures, safety instructions, and other like documents used in an aerospace manufacturing environment.
Competent in the use of standard software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel and operate standard office equipment.
Make telephone and direct personal contact with internal and external personnel and make formal presentations to small or large groups.
May perform work of lesser skilled employees.
Special Job Requirements:
Ability and willingness to assist and transfer technical knowledge to less experienced Stakeholders.
Safety training applicable to the job and the general work area.
While performing the duties of this job, the Stakeholder is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk and hear. The Stakeholder frequently is required to move from one place to another and reach with hands and arms.
The Stakeholder must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Travel between facilities.
Must be able to work in excess of eight (8) hours per day and five (5) days per week, if required. NRD: Must be able to ascend and descend stairs.
While performing the duties of this job, the Stakeholder is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Able to work as a team member, highly organized, work well under stress and handle multiple priorities. Must possess interpersonal and communication skills to interact with other people inside and outside the company.
The NORDAM Group LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.