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Project Engineer

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  • Serve as technical and program liaison for external customers and the organization from the commencement of a customer project until closure.
  • Work with Sales/BD to review imminent opportunities. This includes reviewing technical solutions, design specifications, preparing statement of work, providing design engineering and certification scope/cost/schedule estimates.
  • Create engineering program plan and schedule. Work with engineering leadership to allocate project staff according to project requirements.
  • Identify and resolve project risks and issues, facilitate solutions and remove project roadblocks.
  • Ensure customer commitments and contractual requirements are well understood and followed by all functions in the company.
  • Manage project milestones and co-ordinate with multiple functions for successful project completion
  • Control expenditures within limitations of project budget. This includes managing change requests from customers, schedule slips, etc.
  • Review product design at a system level for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year university and a minimum of 5 years work experience or equivalent experience

Due to ITAR Restrictions, candidates must be a US Citizen or lawful Permanent Resident.

Required Skills

  • Requirements Analysis, Customer Interface, Aircraft integration Design Skills, Project Management, Process Improvement, Technical Understanding, Documentation Skills
  • Broad knowledge in avionics systems and safety critical applications with team leadership capabilities.
  • Ability to sequentially multi-task, priortize and interface at all levels of management and engineering.
  • Have a working knowledge of cost and schedule performance analysis and reporting
  • Proven Leadership qualities, excellent communication skills and technical writing skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with customers and suppliers as well as management and employees.
  • Experience in being a spokesperson for the customer and the company
  • Knowledge of the avionics certification processes for the FAA and other certification authorities
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills to drive to root cause and appropriate corrective action.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with the system development lifecycle including system concept definition, requirements development, system design, and system validation/verification.
  • Action oriented, results driven, high energy, self-starter
  • Innovative with new approaches to design work and project management
  • Familiarity with aerospace standards like DO-254, DO-160, DO-178B/C, ARP-4754 and ARP-4761 is a plus.