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LEAD PROJECT ENGINEER Design Verification AVDS engine, powerpack integration

Vegatron Systems Muskegon, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
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CLIENT NAME: Confidential Client. Client Details will be disclosed to the candidate / contractor upon successful initial screening..

JOB ID: JB-LH-AS20191004-111966-1860125

OPEN POSITIONS: 1

JOB LOCATION: United States - Michigan - Muskegon

DURATION: Direct-Hire by the CLIENT.

JOB TYPE: DIRECT HIRE BY END-CLIENT (PERM)

WORK AUTHORIZATION: US CITZ or GC

RATE: $ OPEN – Quote your best expectation. Our client and candidate will further negotiate between themselves during the hiring process.

JOB TITLE: LEAD PROJECT ENGINEER

JOB DESCR:

Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense
Job Category: Engineering - Mechanical

Position reports to the Director of Engineering and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Responsible for engine and engine sub system design, analysis, problem solving/corrective action reports, engine integration, and performance in the application.

- Lead interface for technical discussion between L3Harris CPS and Customers, Suppliers, Contractors,

- Technical lead of cross-functional matrixed engineering team (ME, EE, Software, etc.) to oversee work quality and ensure engineering contract deliverables are met.

- Completes monthly estimate to complete assessments for projects, and delivers data to program finance and program management.

- Supports program management for all technical aspects of a program that may include SOW, schedule, cost and risk.

- Monitors and reports activity status, schedule, actual vs. budgeted hours, and engineering forecasts for technical areas of program.

- Approves engineering technical reports for submission to the customer.

- Accountable for engine system level requirements and derivation of design requirements from vehicle level.

- Estimates engineering costs and is technical lead for new engine proposals, lead for engine related technical special assignments, and lead for engine design and process improvement related projects.

- Indirectly (dotted line report) manages engineering resources assigned to the engine programs, assigns out direct engineering assignments, and evaluates employee performance.

- Ensure Design Verification Test plans adequately captures all data to assess requirements compliance.

Desired Skills:

Qualifications:



- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent technical BS degree with a minimum of 9 years experience.

- In depth product knowledge engine design, engine performance perameters, and vehicle performance.

- Engineering knowledge of mechanics; hydraulics; engine parts such as gears, crankcases, connecting rods, camshafts, and housings; knowledge of performance parameters such as speed, RPM, torque, power and gear ratios; understanding of sub-systems like fuel, coolant, oil, valvetrain; understanding of component stress and strain; and basic knowledge of engine component manufacturing.

- Understanding of powerpack integration into vehicles, and how engines operation impacts the vehicle performance.

- Project management experience and ability to use MS Project to create schedules.

- Proven problem solving and troubleshooting skills, including the ability to coach and lead 8D investigations.

- Highly organized and able to multitask on many different projects at once.

- Must be able to move freely, with or without reasonable accommodation, throughout a manufacturing environment.

- GD&T knowledge, ability to to read machining and assembly prints, and understanding of bill of materials and processes.

- Proven ability to make technical decisions, complete project objectives within budget and schedule, and work with little supervision.

- Proven ability to work well with others in a cross-functional environment while working on multiple projects.

- Ability to track metrics and report status of engineering activities.

- Ability to utilize all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Project.

- Excellent written and verbal communication, and the ability to write and review technical reports.

- Ability to get security clearance.

Preferred Additional Skills:

- Product knowledge of the L3 AVDS engine, powerpack integration into tracked vehicles, and experience with dynamometer testing.

- An understanding of working with CAD models and programs in Pro E (Creo) and AutoCAD.

- Experience in regulated aerospace/military manufacturing enviroment with CNC Machining, complex assembly and product test.

- MS degree in engineering.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

7+ to 10 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior

- Product knowledge of the L3 AVDS engine, powerpack integration into tracked vehicles, and experience with dynamometer testing.

- Experience in regulated aerospace/military manufacturing enviroment with CNC Machining, complex assembly and product test.

- MS degree in engineering.

SPECIAL NOTES:

- MS degree in engineering.

Screening Questions:

7+ to 10 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

RELOCATION: LOCALS & NON-LOCALS ARE OK.,Relocation Assistance Available: Subject to review by the Client. Possible for ideal candidate

TRAVEL: YES - Interview Travel Reimbursed

Interview Mode: In-person Interview after initial Phone / Video Screening.

Job Category & Industry: Hardware, RF, WIRELESS, SIGNAL, EMBEDDED, ASIC, NETWORK

Background Check: All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening as deemed appropriate by Employer / Client Policies.

COMPENSATION DETAILS:

Full-time Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes
Commission Compensation - No
Bonus Eligible - No
Overtime Eligible - No
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

Vegatron Systems

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Muskegon, MI
USA

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