Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Lead Aerospace Engineer

Job Code: GW-01232419320730

Salary Range: $130K

Job Location:

City: Los Angeles State: CA

Job Description:

What you’ll do:

Primary responsibility is to provide technical design, analysis, and guidance for new 
product development and product improvements. Has the decision-making authority on behalf 
of Mechanical Engineering for system and component design and the responsibilities for 
guiding and directing applicable IPT technical decisions and accomplishment of objectives.

Engineer works with one or more IPT to design, analyze, and implement product designs and 
design improvements in all phases of a product design lifecycle
Lead and participate in efforts to solve problems with product design, inspection, 
manufacturing, and test encountered by vendors, company operations personnel, and 
Plan, organize, control, and lead multiple simultaneous projects. Establish and oversee 
accomplishment of multiple project objectives.
Create, update, and interpret project schedules and communicates changes and status to 
Engineering Leadership and IPT(s). Support targets and milestones for project budgets and 
Participate in resolving program change of scope issues with Project Engineering and 
Program Management.
Serve as primary technical contact for multiple cross-functional teams and liaison between 
Engineering and internal and external customers. Interacts directly with internal and 
external customers through formal technical presentations and informal discussions.
Create, develop, and guide the creation of design standards, technical documents, 
including Engineering drawings (following ASME Y14.5, ASME Y14.34 standards), test 
procedures, test reports, and design review material. Present product design and 
substantiating data and analysis, design findings and recommendations to customers and 
Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and coaching to co-workers. Provide direction to 
other engineers on project teams.
Ensure standardization of design of products and adherence to engineering processes across 
multiple projects. Supports continuous improvement by offering input to standard processes 
and procedures.
Proactively collaborate with peers and managers to determine key goals, objectives, and 
corresponding metrics. Review and amend these actions as appropriate. Focus on the timely 
achievement of these goals and objectives.
Interpret engineering documents. Coordinate creation and update of engineering documents.
Participate and lead studies and improvement for cost reduction and first-time yield.
Lead and participate in cross-functional Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) 
investigations. Provide engineering input and technical expertise and sound engineering 
judgment for failure investigation and for customer-returned hardware.
Required (Basic) Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution required.
Minimum five (5) years of Mechanical and Project Engineering including design experience 
utilizing 3D CAD software in the aerospace, hydraulic, or vehicle industry environment OR 
Master's degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of two (2) years of 
experience in the aerospace, hydraulic, or vehicle industry
Minimum of two (2) years’ experience implementing hydraulic product design and testing in 
a plant environment.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship both 
now and in the future.
This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the 
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons 
within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent 
Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently 
reside within 50 miles of the Los Angeles, CA facility will be considered. Active Duty 
Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or aerospace Engineering from an accredited institution
Master’s degree in mechanical or aerospace Engineering from an Accreditation Board for 
Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited institution.
Experience in the Aerospace Industry.
Experience with Pro/Engineer, Enovia PLM, or similar 3D design and lifecycle management 
software tools.
Experience with designing hydraulic, pneumatic, or electromechanical products using 
Advanced manufacturing techniques and transitioning to a production environment.
Ability to apply of Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) principles and perform 
tolerance stack-up analyses.
Ability to perform basic structural and/or performance analysis.
Working knowledge of Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Design for Manufacturability (dfM), 
Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Design of Experiments (DOE), and Root Cause and 
Corrective Action (RCCA) principles.