8 months ago
Individual will have good communication skills in writing documentation and presentation skills. Good computer skills. Knowledge of phased and linear array UT systems. Experience with automated systems and contour following systems.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelors degree in engineering or technical curriculum; or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 10 years prior aerospace experience (Commercial, DOD Department of Defense) in NDT and quality systems (working with composites and metals in manufacturing, repair and inspection of aircraft, space systems, motorsports, marine or armament).
Leads successful completion of major NDT/engineering programs, or conceives research in areas of considerable scope and complexity supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services including advanced composites and metals processes specifically with regard to production testing criteria, equipment, methodology and specification development for production acceptance testing.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. Establish standards for and/or develop NDT procedures to ensure robust process control including the Gulfstream Shop Practice Manual or Service Manuals as assigned. 2. Lead root cause and corrective action of NDT related MRB to eliminate repetitive rework and continuously improve existing techniques balancing technical product, cost, and schedule. 3. Team leadership of cross-functional product teams (PDT). 4. Identify appropriate methods/techniques for NDT inspection of pre-cured/co-cured or manufactured composite and metals components/articles. 5. Measure and document the capabilities of production inspection methods relative to flaw size and type to support development of robust design incorporating NDT inspection capabilities. 6. Interpret Engineering drawings/requirements and develop recommendations for management and engineering staff to determine quality standards for nondestructive testing. 7. Develop and assess NDT evaluation technologies in support of new and existing programs and improve manufacturing process inspection using NDT methods. 8. Maintain current knowledge of developments in the field of composites and/or related manufacturing technologies in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company products, equipment and services. 9. Provide certification and training services for Gulfstream as assigned.
Additional Functions: 1. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product. 2. Performs other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements: 1. Advanced degree in engineering or related curriculum preferred. 2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline. 3. ASNT SNT-TC-1A - Level III (Qualified/Certified) preferred in all five principal Gulfstream NDT methods (Minimum 2 of 3 primary methods (ET, RT, and UT required). 4. Capable of operating data analysis and computer software for NDT testing.
Languages Required (in addition to English): None
Requisition Number: 70744
Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%
Employment Type: Full-time