Design Engineer

Branford Permanent USD85,000 - USD110,000
  • Chance to Join Aerospace Component Manufacturer with 60 (+) Year History
  • Candidates Outside of Aerospace Encouraged to Apply!

About Our Client

Our Client has been been supplying the commercial, business jet, military, rotorcraft and spacecraft markets for over 65 years. More specifically, our Client produces advanced manufacturing techniques in the design and fabrication of temperature sensors, thermocouple systems, interconnect cable-harness assemblies, probes and sensors.

Job Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Design and develop high performance sensors/harness to be used in aerospace industry
  • Lead development and execution of tactical projects to deliver Time, Cost, Budget and DFMA-Q targets
  • Perform Risk analyses and develop mitigation plan for technical, schedule, and material aspects of project.
  • Create 3D models, assembly drawings, BOM for sensors/harness components, tools and fixtures
  • Perform FEA to estimate static stress, thermal analysis, resonance frequencies, etc. and validate the model
  • Create draft for Manufacturing Instructions to ensure DFMA-Q and ensure producibility by hands-on prototyping
  • Develop capabilities for manufacturing, assembling and testing sensors/harness and do Design Verification Testing
  • Perform Reliability Analysis, Failure analysis and Problem solving to ensure reliable product development
  • Create and maintain appropriate projects documentation to meet internal and AS9100 requirements
  • Perform DFMEA and work with manufacturing engineering on PFMEA
  • Maintain appropriate project documentation
  • Provide support to Chief Engineer with various aspect of project management like preparing projects proposals, assessing customer requirements, creating concept drawings, performing cost analysis, creating compliance matrix, etc.
  • Proactively interface with the cross-functional project team
  • Participate in Quality Clinic and MRB Activities.
  • Promptly address customer comments, open items and ensure timely completion.
  • Up to 10% travel (domestic and/or international) as necessary.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident alien, or otherwise able to review all export - controlled technical information.
  • Performs other job-related activities, projects, or tasks as assigned by leadership with minimal supervision

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Hands-on experience developing component level parts and products on multiple projects
  • Knowledge of performing FEA to estimate static stress due to mechanical and thermal loads, calculate resonance frequencies, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience of manufacturing processes such as casting, machining, brazing, welding, potting, plating
  • Knowledge and experience with Design for Manufacturability & Assembly and Quality (DFMA-Q)
  • Hands-on experience developing tools, fixtures, test systems
  • Knowledge and experience Testing and Validation processes
  • Knowledge and experience of qualification/certification processes; internal and external testing
  • Ability and detail orientation to create extensive support documentation
  • Ability to directly communicate with customers and team members in formal/informal environments.

What's on Offer

  • Avenues for growth available within Client's network of sister companies!
  • Comprehensive health and insurance benefits
  • Paid Vacation time
  • 401k with Company Match

Spencer Manevich
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Engineering Design and R&D
Industrial / Manufacturing
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