Design Engineer - Aerospace


Atlanta, GA

Less than 5 years

Posted 242 days ago

  by    Tara Krigbaum

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Our client, a manufacturing facility in the Aerospace Industry, is seeking an experienced Project/ Design Engineer for their location in the Atlanta area.  The Project Engineer will be responsible for managing project efforts in pursuit of FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval for airworthy flight hardware.


  • Develop design substantiation packages for FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval applications
  • Develop 3D models and drawings for airworthy flight hardware
  • Assist in the development of manufacturing processes for airworthy flight hardware
  • Coordinate conformity inspection activities between the company?s Quality Assurance department, ODA, and FAA liaison
  • Assist in the development of customer evaluation packages for new flight hardware
  • Develop vendor substantiation requirements for outside manufacturing vendors
  • Support activities related to new vendor qualification, including new vendor identification and selection
  • Support QA department and vendors regarding drawing interpretation, manufacturing methods, inspection methods, etc.
  • Participate in the disposition of non-conforming materials, including analyzing the non-conformance for fit, function, safety, and reliability, and communicating with QA, suppliers, and the FAA liaison as required
  • Complete Engineering Change Notices and drawing changes as required for produce-ability
  • Answering questions from customers and operators regarding our products
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering




  • 3-7 years aerospace / mechanical design experience
  • Experience using 3D CAD software (SolidWorks, Pro-Engineer, etc.)
  • Experience with the interpretation and application of GD&T (ASME Y14.5M)
  • Experience in 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 25, and/or 33 type certification projects preferred
  • Knowledge of aircraft engine components, controls & accessories, and/or aircraft interiors is preferred
  • Knowledge of basic structural, thermal, and modal analysis of mechanical components is required
  • Knowledge of aerospace materials and coatings is preferred
  • Knowledge of conventional aerospace manufacturing methods, including; milling, turning, grinding, lapping, stamping, forging, casting, molding, EDM, ECM, welding, brazing, heat treating, etc. is preferred
  • A high attention to detail is required
  • Must be flexible in handling multiple tasks
  • Must have excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills