Senior Airframe Engineer - IPT Lead

Manassas, Virginia, United States

Posted:7 days ago
Sector:Software Engineering
Location:Manassas, Virginia, United States
Job Ref:BH-35143
Expiry date:2/2/2023
Job Description 

The client is seeking an experienced Senior Airframe Engineer - IPT Lead. Applicants must have a track record of working in a team through an aircraft development program. Participation in a business-jet or sophisticated general aviation aircraft development and/or certification would be an advantage.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions

  • Responsible for leading all aspects (requirements, concept, BOM, weight/CG management, design, analysis, build, test, cost, schedule, risk, team, suppliers, etc.) of the airframe.
  • Develop requirements compatible with safety/certification, performance, and business objectives.
  • Conduct trade studies and define concepts.
  • Select and manage suppliers/partners.
  • Prepare, plan and execute while growing/mentoring a team.
  • Collaborate with program management, other IPTs, and functional groups to accomplish team goals.
Qualifications & Required Skills 

  • A strong work ethic and ability to independently meet and lead the areas described by the responsibilities and essential functions.
  • Ability to budget and schedule structural design and manufacturing as appropriate and update those estimates as a program matures.
  • Bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering or related discipline preferred; advanced degree in related discipline strongly preferred.
  • 7+ years’ experience in relevant discipline areas and 5+ years in a management role with proven success leading a team required; 3+ years’ experience in aircraft certification desired.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), certification procedures (especially Part 23), and relevant industry standards.
  • Licensed pilot preferred (FAA, EASA, PPL, CPL, etc.) but not required.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Location: Headquarters in Manassas, VA. This position can operate in a hybrid model. 

Travel: 10-15%

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