Feb 042017
 

Kaman Corporation is diversified company that conducts business in two segments:  Aerospace and Industrial Distribution. For more than 70 years, we have been recognized for technical breakthroughs and innovative solutions to critical challenges.

The major functions of a Senior Design Engineer include:
•Playing a key role in a variety of projects through the engineering of components/systems for aircraft gas turbine engines (including turbines, blades, nozzles, vanes, combustors, transmission gears and gear assemblies); also helicopter components (including rotor systems, transmission gears, bearings and structural components and assemblies).
•Prepare component packages for new product development and improvement for submission to the FAA.
•Create plans/drawings in SolidWorks based on findings from reverse engineering of components. Interface with engineering, manufacturing and quality team members as well as outside vendors in order to complete project deliverables.
•Participate in design review sessions and assist with validation/verification of work.
•Serve as a senior resource for Engineering team and domain expert; provide training and technical expertise to less experienced team members.

Responsibilities  

•Participate and provide technical expertise in specialty areas on projects to create intellectual property (PMA’s)
•Independently apply current engineering practices and follow operations through a systematic approach
•Apply knowledge of common principles and techniques expected of a professional in his/her field
•Develop and document product and process specifications and new design practices, and determine product performance and integrity using innovative design methods and analyses that result in efficient manufacturability of products
•Create drawings/models of components utilizing SolidWorks for new product development, existing product upgrades, and for the reverse engineering of products
•Maintain records required by regulatory agencies for the development of new product
•Verify the work of, assist, and train new/lesser skilled employees and/or vendor representatives

Education

•Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

Experience

•5-7 years’ Mechanical Engineering experience in Aerospace/Aviation field
•Proven ability to design and engineer aircraft components/systems
•Experience working with outside vendors to achieve project goals

Knowledge Essential to the Position

•Familiarity with FAA regulations for obtaining intellectual property preferred
•Knowledge of aerospace materials, special processes, and inspection methods
•Working knowledge of manufacturing procedures and systems
•Knowledge of 3D modeling packages such as Unigraphics preferred

Skills/Abilities:

•Expert level proficiency with latest version of SolidWorks applications
•Ability to effectively communicate highly technical concepts to a variety of audiences
•Strong problem-solving skills

Kaman Profile:
Kaman Corporation is diversified company that conducts business in two segments: Aerospace and Industrial Distribution. For more than 70 years, we have been recognized for technical breakthroughs and innovative solutions to critical challenges.

EXTEX Engineered Products, a Kaman Company, supports and has a strong commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity. The Company recruits, hires, trains, transfers, promotes and compensates individuals and makes all personnel decisions without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to the individual’s ability to perform the job, or any other status protected by law, all in accordance with applicable Federal, state or local law.

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1/28/2017