B/E Aerospace, Inc. Engineering Components- Design Engineer in Winston, North Carolina

_B/E Aerospace_

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

B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. B/E Aerospace designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at www.beaerospace.com.

B/E Aerospace's Fairchild production facility is our Engineered Components business, which is a new business entity whose primary charter is the design, development, certification, and production of a proprietary seat actuation system for exclusive use on B/E seating products.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Design Engineer in our Engineered Components business located in Winston-Salem, NC.

  • JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Design ownership of product life-cycle including initial concept through production and product support.

  • Design mechanical components and assemblies with an emphasis on manufacturability, reliability and maintainability.

  • Perform engineering calculations to determine the size and strength of components. Solve design problems and check computations contributing to analytical designs.

  • Prepare, modify and release drawings created in CAD (Unigraphics) to verify fit, form and function of mechanical designs.

  • Verify structural acceptability of designs by testing prototypes for reliability and FAA certification through dynamic crash testing.

  • Utilize engineering tools such as FMEAs, FEA, and DFMA to validate design content.

  • Evaluate materials and parts for use in new designs including communicating with current and new suppliers.

  • Operate in a team environment with other functional areas providing input to design solutions and participate in design reviews.

  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:*

  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from a four-year accredited college/university required, or equivalent combination of education and one year of experience.

  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:*

  • Experience working with CAD software such as Unigraphics, Solidworks, Pro-E, and/or Catia required. Experience using and/or willingness to learn and use Unigraphics required.

  • Experience designing composite parts from materials/processes such as carbon, glass, kevlar, pre-pregs, compression molding, RTM, and/or crush core molding helpful.

  • Experience with full product life cycle design using 3D modeling in a production environment is required.

  • Prior experience in the design of mechanical systems for commercial aircraft seating products is a plus.

  • Experience working with Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) principles.

  • Familiarity with FAA requirements a plus.

  • Experience with mechanical routing of electrical cables, and/or knowledge or experience with applicable aircraft specs related to wiring routing.

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.