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Design Engineer II

Company: Recaro Aircraft Seating Americas, Inc.
Location: The Colony
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Position Summary: Completes more advanced activities of design engineering, including designing aircraft seats and components in compliance with FAA regulations, and customer and OEM requirements. To effectively work as a Design Engineer II, one must have obtained a higher degree of advanced knowledge and understanding of aircraft seating manufacturing and processes. In addition to completing piece part and assembly design using CATIA Version 4 and 5, including 3D modeling and drawing drafting, one must have the ability and knowledge to present and effectively participate in customer meetings to advise customers on drawings.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Utilizing knowledge of CAD 2D/3D systems (CATIA v5), design aircraft seats and components that meet customer expectations and are in conformance to applicable regulations. This includes the detail design of complex sheet metal, machined, cast or forged metal components, as well as injection molded or vacuum formed plastic components.
  • Generate 2D drawings based on created 3D models, using standard aerospace drafting practices, as well as in house drafting standards.
  • Responds to concerns of customers by making design changes in seat design and components in a manner that meets customer expectations and are in conformance with applicable regulations.
  • Participates in design meetings with project engineers to discuss engineering issues, including design changes and requests from customers.
  • Supports Purchasing and Production by providing the necessary documentation to support sourcing of parts.
  • Interfaces with outside suppliers in the design process.
  • Effectively participates and contributes in telecoms with overseas engineers and program management by applying manufacturing engineering knowledge, discussing manufacturing issues, and also suggesting potential seat development topics and innovations.
  • Assists in creating bills of material for aircraft seat components and assemblies.
  • Verifies use of appropriate materials according to their usage on the seat (Primary Load Path/Secondary Load Path)
  • Assists in creating design change notification documents.
  • Creates presentations outlining design direction and/or design issues
  • Familiar in the use of CFR, EASA CS, (E)TSO regulations, as well as the use of parts lists with high variant diversity is a plus.
  • Must have advanced knowledge and understanding of engineering concepts and aircraft seat manufacturing processes, in order to assure that the appropriate manufacturing procedures are utilized to meet the requirements of individualized client specifications.
  • Knowledge of PLM based database systems such as Teamcenter, Agile or Enovia is required.Requirements:Education/Experience:Bachelor's Degree required in a relevant Engineering field with 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Technical Experience:
    • Experience in the design of Aircraft interiors is desired.
    • Knowledge about aircraft documentation systems for after sales (CMM, SB) and aircraft configuration control systems is desired. Computer Skills:
      • A minimum of 3 years' experience in CATIA v5 or similar is required.
      • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) is required.PI41b73c4072c9-26289-33329324

Keywords: Recaro Aircraft Seating Americas, Inc., The Colony , Design Engineer II, Engineering , The Colony, Texas

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