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Lab Test & Software Engineering - Eng Grp Head I

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Lab Test & Software Engineering - Eng Grp Head I in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Looking for a self-motivated engineer and manager to lead the Lab Test and Software Engineering (LTSE) team which includes Lab Test Engineering, Software Engineering, and Automation Engineering teams in the greater Lab Test organization. This individual will lead a team of highly motivated engineers to increase testing efficiency within the Lab Test environment, help identify applicable aircraft systems for certification, and ultimately conduct those certification tests using the Lab Test facilities.


Highly desired attributes:

  • Strong understanding and background in Lab Test facilities and test environment(s) to include processes, design, build, maintenance, and development/certification testing,
  • Knowledge of CAO/certification processes, Lab Test Efficiency Initiative, Lab Test Software Services, Test Automation, and Lab/Flight Test Engineering processes, Test Plans/Test Plan Execution, PR/Sqk SBM applications, Gulfstream aircraft systems 
  • Track record of collaboration and teamwork
  • Demonstrated ability to drive results and maintain customer focus by anticipating needs
  • Ability to adapt and effectively lead with changing requirements, information or priorities
  • Excellent communication across all levels, with the ability to clearly and concisely describe complex technical issues
  • Maintain a continuous, deliberate focus on other organizational and external relationships
  • Develop and maintain perpetual, long term knowledge growth and group capabilities through training and mentoring.
  • Recruit and retain engineering talent, conduct interviews and staffing selections.
  • Develop budget and resource requirements.
  • Manage multiple projects and group priorities to meet program objectives




Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Engineering or related curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job. 10 years Engineering experience. 5 years specific technical discipline. Experience credit considered for related advanced degrees limited to 2 yrs with Masters, 4 yrs with PhD in fields applicable to this job. 1 year supervisory or broad managerial responsibility.

Position Purpose:

Supervises a group of engineering employees within a similar discipline responsible for task and objective assignments. Utilizing diversified knowledge and engineering experience, provides direction to subordinate employees, administers performance standards, schedules and budgets.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Develops and evaluates plans for projects and activities; assesses technical feasibility and soundness of proposed analysis, tests, or concepts being applied.
  2. Provides direct supervision of employees of similar expertise for a large project or a number of small projects.
  3. Communicates performance expectations, salary administration, and conducts performance appraisals.
  4. Responsible for establishing and executing objectives that support short term goals.
  5. Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods; represents the organization to resolve important issues and to plan and coordinate work.
  6. Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings concerning specific projects.
  7. Acts as an advisor to subordinate leads or staff members.
  8. Actively participates in daily operations as required. to meet schedules and resolve issues.

Additional Functions:
  1. May recommend modifications to operating policies. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. The level of managerial skills and abilities appropriate for this grade may be established by each discipline.
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong interpersonal skills and the ability to gain the cooperation of others.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 199932

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 08/12/2022 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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