B/E Aerospace, Inc. Engineering Project Lead in Anaheim, California

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.

B/E Aerospace - Anaheim manufactures nearly all galley air chillers and refrigeration insert equipment currently used by airline operators throughout the world. With over 30 years of experience, B/E Anaheim has designed and certified the broadest range of refrigeration and chiller products to suit multiple commercial and military aircraft platforms. As a reflection of our strict quality standards and adept product support program, products manufactured by B/E Anaheim achieve the market’s highest reliability levels and customer satisfaction ratings. The strength lies in the strong teamwork seen throughout all levels of the facility. We are the industry leader in new product development in fields such as advanced compressor design, thermoelectric devices application and other complimentary galley products in coordination with other B/E Aerospace facilities.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including an Engineering Project Lead in our Refrigeration Products business located in Anaheim, CA.


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Engineering Project Lead, will coordinate a team of engineers responsible for the architecture, integration, validation and verification for aircraft system technologies. Manage all aspects of a project from start to finish according to specifications, on time and within budget. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.



  • Functions as the primary technical contact point, both internal and external, within a specified project for all aspects of design and implementation.

  • Provides technical and organizational leadership to all engineering persons within a project team.

  • Maintains and oversees accurate engineering cost and milestone tracking.

  • Provides regular ‘technical’ progress updates to the Engineering & Program Manager either written or within a progress meeting.

  • Provides regular status reports of project engineering progress for all disciplines to the customer by the agreed time, with a copy.

  • Assesses applicability of proposed tests/products/equipment to assigned project(s).

  • Assists in the preparation of proposals, including review of: specifications, Terms & Conditions, sub-contractor selection, equipment selection and overall cost structure.

  • Performs other related duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from four-year college or university

  • Five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Previous aerospace experience with a working knowledge of Boeing or Airbus requirements

  • Previous project coordination/leadership experience

  • Experience with leading cross-functional technical projects (e.g, Software, Mechanical Hardware, Electronics)

  • Experience with project scheduling/integrated master scheduling and understanding of the design, development, test, and qualify/certify phases of a program

  • Experience reviewing drawings, qualification test procedures and documents

  • Experience with tools such as key performance indicators (KPIs): drawing and document completion lists, technical performance measures (TPMs), earned value or milestone check list

  • Experience leading/conducting major design reviews (e.g., Requirements Review, PDR, CDR, etc.) and making key technical decisions



  • Previous experience with DOORS requirements management tool

  • Familiar with risk management concepts for technical risks

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.