Sustaining Engineer

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Sustaining Engineer

Mechanical Engineering
  • Location: Glastonbury, Connecticut
  • Type: Direct
  • Job #2176
  • Salary: $80,000.00

The Sustaining Engineer will be responsible for working with the Sustaining Engineering team to complete Design Change packages through FAA approval, updating and maintaining manufacturing drawings for airworthy flight hardware using Solidworks, developing and updating sustainable product quality and inspection plans, and providing engineering support to their supplier base.

The engineer will also support the Quality Assurance department, be an active participant on the internal Material Review Board, and assist with Continuous Operational Safety initiatives. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in reviewing supplier documentation to ensure compliance to drawings and industry specifications, drawing interpretation, and manufacturing and inspection methods.

They do not manufacture at this location and outsource everything and bring in products from their suppliers that go into the quality department.  Products could be literally anything on or in a plane, from the nose to the tail of the plane, and from wing to wing, also could be anything exterior or interior. Literally, anything on or in a plane.

2+ years of experience working in any engineering field
Strong understanding of engineering principles including structural/stress analysis and material science
Knowledge of manufacturing processes, and GD&T
Experience with Solidworks
Strong technical writing skills with attention to detail
Excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills
ITAR COMPLIANT: US Citizen or green card holder only
BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or related

Experience with mechanical design and materials processing in the aerospace industry
Knowledge of aircraft engine components, controls, accessories, or aircraft interiors 
Knowledge of basic structural, thermal, modal analysis of mechanical components 
Knowledge of aerospace materials and coatings 
Knowledge of conventional aerospace manufacturing methods, including; milling, turning, grinding, lapping, stamping, forging, casting, molding, EDM, ECM, welding, brazing, heat treating, 

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