Mgr Engineering 2

    • El Segundo, CA


  • Significant experience with Parts Management & Standardization programs, with a deep understanding of Government & Industry requirements for parts management & standardization, preferred parts lists, part specifications, part qualification, configuration control, quality control, non-conformances, obsolescence.
  • Extensive product technology knowledge of highly-reliable mechanical parts, EEE components, design materials, parts application - from establishing requirements through product sustainment, including obsolescence.
  • Ability to competently interact and negotiate with Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Procurement, Quality, Subcontractors, & Suppliers
  • Competently interact with the core Engineering Tools - mCAD (e.g.UG, CATIA), eCAD (e.g. HarnesSys), PDM (e.g Teamcenter),
  • Deep understanding of Standards documentation - Part Specs, Process Specs, Manufacturing & Assembly Requirements, Design Standards, Standard Notes,
  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively work with Programs and other organizations to resolve root cause of parts-related issues, whether technical or operational.
  • Conversant in counterfeit prevention and material authenticity
  • Systematically involved with Industry committees, e.g. committee chairman, etc.
  • Demonstrated personal integrity and high ethical standards
  • Success in setting clear expectations for the team and achieving expected results.
  • Must be highly collaborative, working daily hand-in-hand with the East Coast Standards Engineering Manager and team. Two managers, one team, distributed.
  • Knowledgeable about how to manage virtual teams as staff will be scattered across the country and supporting multiple programs simultaneously
  • Highly responsive to customer and stakeholder needs. Excellent written and verbal communication. Experienced in conflict resolution. Excellent time management.
  • Experience developing a vision for what & where the organization should be in 10-15 years.
  • Demonstrated innovator - improve how the organization executes its SOW, improved efficiency and speed, without jeopardizing quality.
Near-term responsibilities:
  • Service the system/product Design Engineering community with part selection, application, and assembly/installation guidance through 1-on-1, design review, and peer review scenarios;
  • Stand up new programs with preferred parts lists and part application guidance
  • Service the Program's supply chain, internal manufacturing & assembly, and logistics/field support communities when Part/Standard product or process questions/issues arise;
  • Define and maintain the internal Specs & Standards "catalog" of Fasteners and Application Manuals, mechanical Standards drawings & documentation, and related infrastructure (including PDM/PLM).
  • Participate in industry standards committees and company anti-counterfeit initiatives
  • Lead and participate in failure investigations and root cause analysis
  • Candidate will be working across a variety of NG Aerospace Programs and Program phases. Position is predominately in El Segundo. Some travel required.


Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field and 5 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment
  • OCM/OEM work experience with part design, development, manufacture, and application
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of part selection & application at the system design level
  • Extensive experience supporting aircraft production lines.
  • Competence with Industry anti-counterfeit initiatives
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters' Degree
  • Experience with large aircraft programs
  • Strong relationships with Industry standards committees and working groups
  • Strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • DoD Top Secret security clearance.

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