Mechanical Liaison - Lead Engineer II - Aircraft Outfitting

Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Mechanical Liaison - Lead Engineer II - 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. 8 years related engineering experience with Bachelors. Master's Degree Experience credit considered for related advance degrees limited to 2 years or Ph.D. Experience credit considered for related advance degrees limited to 4 years. 1 year supervisory or broad managerial responsibility.

Position Purpose:

Executes engineering projects of significant complexity, with predetermined scope by providing direction to a team of engineering employees with diverse skills or multi-disciplines within a single department

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Exercises mature engineering judgment in determining appropriate actions, defining and planning tasks, and developing technical performance requirements .
  2. Supervises the activities of a team of subordinate employees; contributes to performance reviews, coordinates activities for assigned personnel, establishes and communicates clear performance expectations .
  3. Optimizes technical product quality within cost and schedule requirements .
  4. Independently conceives, plans and conducts research into problem areas of considerable complexity .
  5. Provides technical guidance to ensure quality of product and schedule .
  6. Trains new engineers in methods and procedures .
  7. May be called upon to assist in budget preparation and employee evaluations .

Additional Functions:
  1. 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 complex scope requiring creativity, foresight, problem solving skills, and analysis of a variety of factors.
  3. Faulty decisions could cause delays in schedules, and inefficient use of resources.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong interpersonal skills.
  5. Interacts frequently with subordinates or external/cross-functional contacts on exchange of technical information.
  6. Supports budget for assigned area.
  7. Has direct employee supervision responsibilities.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 216506

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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