206707 - Payload Design Engineer 3
6 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking 10 Payload Design Engineer 3's for a contract opportunity in Everett or Renton, WA.

Be part of the team that connects rigorous technical design to the future of air travel.

The Payloads organization within The Client is seeking Mid-Level Payloads Contract Engineers for a number of different positions to join our teams in Everett, WA. The Payloads Organization is responsible for everything you see when you fly; and much of which you don't. The Interiors of the airplane, along with the cargo compartments, exterior markings, associated systems, and cabin safety all make up Payloads. We are how our airline customers fulfill their mission and represent their brand and shape how the public experiences flight. Our organization is a fast paced, dynamic environment, which pulls from many engineering backgrounds. The selected candidate will have a statement of work that spans the product lifecycle: supporting customer configuration development, supplier engagement, validating and verifying design requirements, integrating business needs, and supporting the product through the production and certification processes. Your work will include the need to interface with other members of project engineering, production engineering, program/product teams, management, and technical staff to define and implement engineering solutions. You will be able to combine the expertise and resources of the interiors organization to certify and deliver the best interiors products within the industry.
o Develops, integrates and documents interior payload system requirements to establish the system design.
o Performs or oversees approval of analyses and test/inspection results to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications.
o Manages supplier performance, test and production activities and coordinates with the supplier to optimize the design and achieve program goals.
o Develops new design/analysis processes and tools to improve the effectiveness, quality and efficiency of the development effort.
o Investigates emerging technologies to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements.
o Develops, maintains and modifies interior payload system and component designs, using 3-D Computer Aided Design tools and/or other design methods, to provide product definition to other engineering groups, production operations, suppliers and external customers throughout the product lifecycle.

o Engineering support and project leadership within a production system.
o Direct engagement working with/for aerospace suppliers or airlines.
o Validating/demonstrating compliance to regulatory requirements.
o Working with regulators.
o Design for manufacturing.
o Aircraft cargo compartment and handling system design, integration, and/or certification.
o 5+ years of experience in engineering, including design, integration, and/or certification or equivalent combination of additional education and relevant experience.
o Experience leading a cross-functional team.

o Strong understanding and demonstrated experience with FAA Title 14 Part 25 and/or EASA equivalent.
o Experience in aerospace interiors, materials and properties, design criteria and release processes.
o 5+ years of experience in program or project management, leading project and/or program proposals of varying complexity (including: development and execution of schedule milestones, financial assessments, resource assessments, risk and/or issues management, etc.).
o Demonstrates good problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
o Ability to use a variety of media to clearly convey information and ideas to a variety of audiences.
o Demonstrated interest in continuous personal learning and development.

Accredited Bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with experience in an engineering classification. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Full-Time/First Shift
8 am - 4:30 pm

o Possible Travel Required.
o Duration: 6 mo. possible extension/possible direct placement.
o Are you okay with out-of-state candidates? Yes, must relocate at own expense.
o Does this worker follow a 9x80 Work Schedule? Flexible.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Terry Jones
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.