Aerospace Design Project Engineer

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US-TN-Mount Juliet
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  • Post Date: Nov 28, 2018
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  • Start Date: 11/28/2018
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Our client, an aerospace parts manufacturer, is currently recruiting for an Aerospace Design Project Engineer for their location in Mt. Juliet, TN. 


  • Manage and participate in all aspects of product development for assigned components, as detailed below –

o   Analyze existing commercial aircraft components in order to reverse engineer them and develop equivalent replacement parts.

o   Direct and manage dimensional inspection and material analysis of assigned components by outside suppliers.

o   Perform dimensional inspections with calibrated measurement tools including an Automated Vision System.

o   Create and revise Engineering drawings SolidWorks.

o   Determine required Acceptance and Qualification testing for assigned components. Prepare Test Procedures and oversee development of required test fixtures and test equipment.

o   Support the development and qualification of new suppliers. Act as technical liaison with suppliers to support production of assigned components.

o   Analyze part function in the Aircraft to prepare Safety Assessment on assigned components and associated aircraft systems.

o   Prepare design substantiation document packages for FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval.

·         Provide Technical Support to customers, suppliers and internal personnel for existing products.

·         Perform other activities as assigned by management


This position may require 5-15% travel to visit airline engineering departments, overhaul facilities and the Federal Aviation Administration offices, including locations outside the United States.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience with SolidWorks required.
  • Experience with mechanical drafting and GD&T.
  • Knowledge of electrical and electromechanical aircraft components, controls, and accessories including testing requirements, materials, and drawing requirements is preferred.
  • 2-5 years commercial or military aerospace design or project experience with similar products preferred
  • Experience with Vision System and/or Optical Comparator inspection equipment a plus.
  • Hands-on manufacturing or repair shop experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated effective decision making, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with the FAA-PMA process a strong benefit.
  • Must be flexible in handling multiple tasks and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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