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Project Engineer


AAR Aircraft & Engine Group
Location: Illinois, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers
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AAR is a leading provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad menu of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. We are a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value. At AAR we are committed to doing it right, and we have built our core values based on that premise.

Reliability/Maintainability Engineer:

* Position is in support of the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of commercial aircraft (e.g., 737/767/319/320/321/CRJ, etc.).

* Specifically, the position is responsible for improving the on-wing time of the airlines through the implementation of component reliability upgrades and/or maintenance practice improvements.

* The selected candidate will be required to perform analyses to identify component performance trends; perform root cause analysis on poorly performing components; develop solutions in conjunction with the original equipment manufacturer and/or repair vendor and prepare and present the business case for the recommended changes.

* The emphasis of work is on avionics components along with mechanical and hydraulic components.

Communication:

* Proficiency in English,both verbal and writing skills a must.

Systems Thinking:

* Ability to formulate change strategies; seeks input from others to evaluate options for change to develop a team solution.

Analytical Skills:

* Ability to collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources; perform comprehensive FRACAS on failed components.

Engineering Knowledge & Comprehension:

* Complete knowledge of various engineering disciplines such as mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and systems with ability to read, understand and interpret engineering technical information (e.g., drawings, handbooks, Component Maintenance Manuals (CMM), industry standards and specifications).

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

* Minimum of 3 years of experience in avionics or electro-mechanical industries as a design, manufacturing or reliability engineer.

* Ability to manage projects of medium difficulty with guidance from project leader.

* Previous experience applying Reliability/Maintainability engineering principles during either the development or sustainment phases of avionics or avionics-like programs.

* Previous experience in the Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) discipline

* MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, Power Point)

* May be required to travel to customers sites up to 25% of the time.

Preferred:

* Airframe Mechanical or Airline experience.

* Experience working in Relex and/or Windchill a plus

CORE COMPETENCIES:

* Commitment to company values and ethics

* Dependability personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

* Motivation must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

* Communication excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

* Organization very detail oriented and always comes prepared

* Initiative plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities

* Analytical skills must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as, opportunities for professional development and growth. Our newly remodeled Wood Dale office also has an on-site cafeteria and fitness center. We also have the option to work from our downtown office on a reservation basis.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through the career section on javascript:void(0);.

Qualifications

* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

* The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required.

EDUCATION and or EXPERIENCE:

* Bachelor of Science degree (BS) in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology.

* In depth knowledge of engineering principles, techniques, methods, and is disciplines in their application.

* LEAN/Six Sigma/Black Belt desired.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS WORK ENVIRONMENT:

* The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

* The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting.

* Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

* Must be able to lift and carry up to 15 pounds and comply with OSHA standards.

Job
: Engineering

Primary Location
: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Schedule
: Full-time

Overtime Status
: Exempt

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
AAR is a leading provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad menu of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. We are a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value. At AAR we are committed to doing it right, and we have built our core values based on that premise.

Reliability/Maintainability Engineer:

* Position is in support of the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of commercial aircraft (e.g., 737/767/319/320/321/CRJ, etc.).

* Specifically, the position is responsible for improving the on-wing time of the airlines through the implementation of component reliability upgrades and/or maintenance practice improvements.

* The selected candidate will be required to perform analyses to identify component performance trends; perform root cause analysis on poorly performing components; develop solutions in conjunction with the original equipment manufacturer and/or repair vendor and prepare and present the business case for the recommended changes.

* The emphasis of work is on avionics components along with mechanical and hydraulic components.

Communication:

* Proficiency in English,both verbal and writing skills a must.

Systems Thinking:

* Ability to formulate change strategies; seeks input from others to evaluate options for change to develop a team solution.

Analytical Skills:

* Ability to collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources; perform comprehensive FRACAS on failed components.

Engineering Knowledge & Comprehension:

* Complete knowledge of various engineering disciplines such as mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and systems with ability to read, understand and interpret engineering technical information (e.g., drawings, handbooks, Component Maintenance Manuals (CMM), industry standards and specifications).

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

* Minimum of 3 years of experience in avionics or electro-mechanical industries as a design, manufacturing or reliability engineer.

* Ability to manage projects of medium difficulty with guidance from project leader.

* Previous experience applying Reliability/Maintainability engineering principles during either the development or sustainment phases of avionics or avionics-like programs.

* Previous experience in the Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) discipline

* MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, Power Point)

* May be required to travel to customers sites up to 25% of the time.

Preferred:

* Airframe Mechanical or Airline experience.

* Experience working in Relex and/or Windchill a plus

CORE COMPETENCIES:

* Commitment to company values and ethics

* Dependability personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

* Motivation must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

* Communication excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

* Organization very detail oriented and always comes prepared

* Initiative plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities

* Analytical skills must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as, opportunities for professional development and growth. Our newly remodeled Wood Dale office also has an on-site cafeteria and fitness center. We also have the option to work from our downtown office on a reservation basis.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through the career section on javascript:void(0);.

Qualifications

* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

* The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required.

EDUCATION and or EXPERIENCE:

* Bachelor of Science degree (BS) in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology.

* In depth knowledge of engineering principles, techniques, methods, and is disciplines in their application.

* LEAN/Six Sigma/Black Belt desired.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS WORK ENVIRONMENT:

* The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

* The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting.

* Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

* Must be able to lift and carry up to 15 pounds and comply with OSHA standards.

Job
: Engineering

Primary Location
: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Schedule
: Full-time

Overtime Status
: Exempt

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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