210836 - Structural & Payload Design Engineer 4
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking 4 Structural & Payload Design Engineer 4's for a contract opportunity in Everett or Renton, WA.

This position is 100% ONSITE.

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

The Payloads organization within Client is seeking Senior Engineers for a number of different positions to join our teams in Everett, WA or Renton, 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.

- Develops, integrates and documents interior payload system requirements to establish the system design.
- Performs or oversees approval of analyses and test/inspection results to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications.
- Manages supplier performance, test and production activities and coordinates with the supplier to optimize the design and achieve program goals.
- Develops new design/analysis processes and tools to improve the effectiveness, quality and efficiency of the development effort.
- Investigates emerging technologies to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements.
- 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.

- 9+ years of experience in engineering, including design, integration, and/or certification or equivalent combination of additional education and relevant experience.
- Experience leading a cross-functional team.

Payloads is seeking candidates with experience in any of the following areas:
- Engineering support and project leadership within a production system.
- Direct engagement working with/for aerospace suppliers or airlines.
- Validating/demonstrating compliance to regulatory requirements.
- Working with regulators.
- Design for manufacturing.
- Aircraft cargo compartment and handling system design, integration, and/or certification.

- Strong understanding and demonstrated experience with FAA Title 14 Part 25 and/or EASA equivalent.
- Experience in aerospace interiors, materials and properties, design criteria and release processes.
- 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.).
- Demonstrates good problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
- Ability to use a variety of media to clearly convey information and ideas to a variety of audiences.
- Demonstrated interest in continuous personal learning and development.

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

WORK HOURS: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Employment will be contingent on clearing a background check. Must clear prior to start date.

Rochelle Anderson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

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.