Hydraulic and Brake Systems Engineer

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Hydraulic and Brake Systems Engineer

Greensboro, North Carolina Contract Job ID: 1910103507
Estimated Duration: 12 months



General Summary:

The Engineer, Hydraulic & Brake Systems is responsible for the total life-cycle of the Hydraulic System with specific experience in wheel brakes and braking systems.  This includes clean-sheet design, requirements definition, specification and Statement of Work creation, Supplier coordination, test execution, drawing creation, product certification, product improvement, and Customer support. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Communicates effectively in both verbal and written format.
  • Collaborates with the Integrated Product Team to identify root cause and develop corrective action plans and solutions for complex problems
  • Interacts with shop personnel.
  • Performs trade studies for the wheel, brakes and hydraulic systems to identify optimal engineering solution.
  • Defines hydraulic and braking system schematics and architecture
  • Develops component level requirements derived from top level system requirements
  • Performs clean sheet component layouts for wheel, brakes and hydraulic systems in support of schematic architecture
  • Performs kinematic studies and system performance analysis
  • Generates Engineering Models and Drawings utilizing CATIA Version 5
  • Utilizes drafting and Geometrical Dimensioning & Tolerancing knowledge to optimize part design for cost and functionality.
  • Reviews work performed by others and ensures work is to the highest standard.
  • Implements Industry best engineering practices (design for manufacturing, design for reliability and design for maintainability).
  • Implements design solutions optimized for cost and weight.
  • Manages task execution to ensure on-time and on-target completion.
  • Searches for problem root cause and develop corrective action plans and solutions.
  • Leads or participates in design / development reviews with management and internal customers.
  • Investigates and disposition production line builds issues.
Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:
  • BS in Engineering with 10-15 years directly related experience
    • OR MS / MBA with 8-13 years of experience
    • OR 18-23 years directly related experience
  • Previous aerospace experience at either Supplier or OEM 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Familiarity with industry documentation for design, test, and certification of wheel brake and antiskid systems
  • Advanced knowledge of drafting rules.
  • Advanced knowledge of Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products.
  • Proficiency with use of PDM / PLM software.
  • Proficiency in use of CATIA Version 5 or 6 with ability to quickly revert to 5.
  • Familiar with FAR Part 23 or Part 25.
  • Functional knowledge of SAP.
  • Ability to understand and apply certification requirements.
  • Ability to generate system certification documents in support of design and qualification requirements.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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