Sr. Engineer, IPT – Propulsion & Mechanical Systems (Full Time)

  • Company:Piper Aircraft
  • Employment type:Full time
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Product Development IPT Requisitions

The product development IPT has the following open position(s) in support of early tollgate concept definition and scope development for a new and emerging development and certification program.

Sr. Engineer, IPT – Propulsion & Mechanical Systems POSITION SUMMARY:

Support the Lead Engineer and the overall product development Integrated Product Team (IPT) in the propulsion and mechanical systems discipline. This position will entail Computer Aided Design (CAD) modeling, drawing creation and maintenance, mechanical systems analysis, test planning and reporting, and general shop-floor and experimental hangar coordination for propulsion installation and mechanical systems installations and functionality. KEY JOB FUNCTIONS – PROJECT CONCEPT DEFINITION PHASE:

Produce installation layouts, component designs, solid models, drawings, engineering orders (EOs) and specifications to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification and Company standards

Review data and support the process of selecting vendors for the purchase of components that meet specifications and design intent

Understand program requirements and create designs to fulfill the program requirements

Support the IPT in the preparation of material for presentation at design and program reviews

Perform other related duties as required. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS – PROJECT EXECUTION PHASE:

Prepare engineering data for FAA certification such as specifications, test plans, substantiation reports, and design configuration documents

Review and validate installations and components through simulation, analysis, and test data interpretation

Support production and/or experimental hangar personnel in the troubleshooting of assembly and operational problems

Be knowledgeable and able to represent the PPMS discipline in various program reviews and flight test briefings

Perform other related duties as required.




Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Aeronautical, or Aerospace Engineering

Minimum of seven (7) years' experience with propulsion and/or mechanical systems installation development and certification

An understanding and working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 23

General knowledge of all phases of aircraft design, analysis, testing, approval, as well as hands-on knowledge of FAA certification procedures and regulations, is required to perform the duties of this position

Proficiency in CAD modeling and design practices using Siemens NX and engineering configuration management using Teamcenter


Pilot experience, airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanic, and/or understanding of flight crew duties and responsibilities is beneficial.

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