Cobham Mission Systems in Orchard Park, NY is seeking a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer, who has expertise with high-pressure compressors and peripherals.
Designs, develops and analyses mechanical structures, systems & equipment.
Engineers who demonstrated and deploy an advanced level of technical knowledge and subject matter expertise within their discipline domain to the design, development and delivery new products processes and technologies.
This profile is representative of those who are Senior or Principle Engineers.
They will apply this expertise to deliver real business benefit to Cobham.
The Technical Specialist will typically be part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) and will contribute to the performance of the IPT to ensure that the performance expectations are met or exceeded.
The Engineering Team Member shall serve as a subject matter expert within the team, ensuring the application of the appropriate discipline processes, practices and tools to ensure that responsibilities are completed to meet the required technical and quality requirements.
Providing advanced technical expertise to projects and product developments.
Aligning technical solutions to organizational objectives to ensure the optimum business benefit.
Application of advanced discipline domain knowledge to the design, development and delivery of new products, processes and technologies on time, within budget and with required quality
Continued professional development of discipline competence and expertise to ensure own capability is leading edge.
Support the technical development of other members of the Engineering department through guidance, knowledge sharing etc.
Application of, and compliance with, engineering processes and practices including the engineering framework, LCM and regulatory requirements Identification of opportunities for improvement in discipline processes, practices and tools Collaboration with IPT members to address project requirements Collaboration with discipline peers within the BU and across the enterprise to share and learn best practice.
Propose new technologies, materials and processes to maintain and grow our technology differentiations
Propose and develop new products Contribute to business winning technical proposals
Some senior engineers may take on informal leadership positions within small teams / groups, prior to undertaking full managerial roles.
There is no formal management relationship (PDR etc.) and the role is “first among equals” but may have day to day responsibility for output, development, task assignment etc.
This is generally an opportunity for a developing engineer with management aspirations to gain their first leadership experience.
Applies extensive expertise to a wide range of complex problems requiring innovative solutions.
May lead large projects or Category 2 Programs as and IPT Technical Lead.
Works with functional management and customers in addressing significant technical issues.
Acts as a consultant and mentor or other engineers.
Collaborates with technical colleagues outside of the business unit as needed.
Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
BSME or BSAE from an ABET accredited university
Minimum 8 years of experience in the design and development of multistage, high-pressure compressors and peripherals
10+ years experience as above
Experience with pneumatic systems exceeding 5KPSI
Experienced in reciprocating compressors of the swash-plate style
Experience with coalescers and driers and the ability to integrate a compressor sub system into a higher level application
Familiarity with motor and gearbox design, familiarity with electronic controls, familiarity with military specifications and program
Cobham Mission Systems' values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.
Cobham Mission Systems is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham Mission Systems to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham Mission Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham Mission Systems to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham Mission Systems will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.
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