Mechanical Liaison - Lead Engineer I - Aircraft Outfitting

Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Mechanical Liaison - Lead Engineer I - Aircraft Outfitting in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead responsibilities include guiding and directing a team of mechanical liaison/design engineers - These responsibilities include but are not limited to the development of engineering task requirements, schedules, and development of engineering packages in support of outfitting custom aircraft.
  • The mechanical lead engineer will coordinate tasks, schedules and design methodologies in order to build models and prints that demonstrate a complete understanding required for component parts, assemblies, and installations to an end item level.
  • Communicate project plans and constraints with leadership to ensure alignment to other projects and initiatives.
  • Lead engineer will be required to liaison with the shop on engineering issues.
  • Lead engineer will employ design standards consistent with company standards and accepted design methods to meet the manufacturing quality and schedule requirements.
  • Lead engineer will support/develop training plans and continuous improvement initiatives for the team.
  • Assist and/or lead employee performance conversations for the purpose of employee development
  • Other Skills - Engineering design work includes the creation of drawings/models using either CATIA V5 or AutoCAD interconnected with SmarTeam. - Knowledge of CHS / EHI toolset (preferred).
  • Other preferred skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point



Required Skills:

  • Successful applicant will be self-motivated, and able to develop an approach from initial procedure review, data processing, task optimization, and specifically communication of technical information to a wide range of audiences, meeting customer needs.
  • Experience using CATIA V5 to create/update/modify design engineering drawings/models.
  • Ability to employ design standards consistent with company standards and accepted design methods as directed to meet the manufacturing, quality, and schedule requirements.
  • Candidates should have a willingness to work off-shift and weekend hours on occasion when program milestones require.



Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of 14 CFR 25 Subpart H - EWIS based design.
  • Experience using SmarTeam a plus
  • Ideal candidates for the Completions Liaison Engineer will have mechanical engineering experience with aircraft cabin interiors and systems.
  • Prior experience in an aircraft interior manufacturing environment in which job functions were troubleshooting, product improvement, manufacturing, installing, or inspection of interior components is a plus.
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Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering, a related curriculum required.or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job

. 5 years related engineering experience with Bachelors. Master's Degree Experience credit will be considered for related advance degrees limited to 2 years or Ph.D. Experience credit will be considered for related advance degrees limited to 4 years.

Position Purpose:

Executes engineering tasks of moderate complexity with predetermined performance objectives by providing direction to engineering employees within similar disciplines working within a single department

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Develops and evaluates plans for activities and assesses feasibility and soundness of proposed methods and analysis to achieve technical product cost and schedule requirements .
  2. Supervises activities of subordinate employees who perform similar tasks within a technical discipline by using established policies and precedents .
  3. Plans, coordinates and directs a complex engineering project or a number of smaller projects with moderate complexity .
  4. Provides technical guidance to ensure quality of product and schedule .
  5. Trains new engineers in methods and procedures .
  6. May be called upon to assist in budget preparation and employee evaluations .

Additional Functions:
  1. Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements .
  2. Maintains a current knowledge of developments and applications of technical principles, theories, and concepts in assigned field of expertise .

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. Assigned to problems of moderate complexity.
  3. Faulty decisions could cause delays in schedules and inefficient use of resources.
  4. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Interacts mainly with subordinates internal to the organization.
  6. Supports budget for assigned area.
  7. Has direct employee supervision responsibilities.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 216505

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: None

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 12/31/2023 


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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