** Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance Post Start **
Engineer/Scientist 3 assigned to the Support Systems Mechanical Ground Support Equipment Sub Systems Team. The Mechanical Sub Systems Support Equipment (SE) Team is the team within the Support Equipment and Services organization that is responsible and accountable for defining, proposing, developing, delivering, and supporting high quality, affordable SE required at the Organizational and Intermediate maintenance levels to meet our various customer's needs and requirements. This team is responsible for sub systems mechanical support of aircraft, including Hydraulics, Auxiliary Power, Fuel systems, ECS, and all other mechanical interfaces with the aircraft. Candidates will be required to apply their knowledge of engineering principles, aircraft systems, aircrew operations, maintenance procedures, and manufacturing operations to define, support and improve system operability with emphasis on affordability. Successful candidates will be expected to learn quickly and become capable of independent function within the team in short order. Candidates will need to have strong Systems Engineering and Project Management skills. This position is a mix of technical project management and managing/overseeing delivery of Support Equipment end items. Candidates will be expected to have strong oral and written communication skills that will enable them to effectively interact with internal and external customers and suppliers as well as team members from multiple disciplines.
Required Skills: - Mechanical and Electrical Systems - Systems Analysis & Design Skills - Unigraphics
Bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with experience in an engineering classification or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to define, specify, & evaluate mechanical ground support equipment requirements & architectures for adherence to company, customer, quality & regulatory requirements. Ability to create and manage schedules, as well as coordinate installation and delivery of equipment. Ability to translate functional requirements into designs/specifications and ultimately into fielded systems. Proficiency in oral and written communication is required. Must be highly motivated, self-starting and comfortable dealing with diverse people and disciplines. Previous experience in a multi-disciplined team environment, and frequent interaction with suppliers and customers is desired. Experience with mechanical ground support equipment and logistics (technical publications, provisioning, spares, etc) is desired.