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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location:  Wichita, KS, US
Requisition ID:  411955

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc.,  is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.  For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at


B/E Aerospace's Engineering Center of Excellence offers innovative and dynamic engineering services to commercial aircraft and private business jets customers.  The Engineering Center of Excellence specializes in design, certification and manufacturing engineering for lavatories, galley, economy and business class seating, oxygen systems and aircraft modification programs.


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Mechanical Design Engineer in our Commercial Aircraft Segement in Wichita, Kansas.




Reporting to the Engineering Supervisor, the Mechanical Design Engineer will plan and design mechanical equipment and the oversight of the installation, operation and maintenance of aircraft cabin interiors.





  • Provides support on a project involving multiple cross-functional teams, focusing on delivery of local program work packages, within prescribed time frame from initiation through delivery.
  • Applies standard techniques involving only minor innovations of methodology to provide solutions to problems involving a limited number of variables.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, translating technical information
  • Participates in design reviews throughout each phase of the new product introduction process
  • Participates in the selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element
  • Checks engineering packages
  • Generates and/or revises specifications
  • Participates in the validation of the product (using such methods as prototyping, test, DFMEA)
  • Compiles compliance matrix to customer specification requirements
  • Assists in producing engineering quotes to specifications or customer repair demand
  • Performs conventional less complex engineering assignments that may involve equipment or product design, testing of materials, preparation of specifications, process studies, or research investigations.
  • Participates with drafters, technicians, and others to contribute to project completion
  • Coordinates work with other engineers and operating groups to facilitate participation of various organizational units





  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from four-year college or university; and one (1) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous 3D CAD experience.




  • Three (3) years of experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Experience with Catia V5 is highly preferred
  • Previous experience in the aerospace industry
  • A good knowledge and demonstrated application of Team Center or other similar PDM software
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Good team working skills
  • The ability to work with a low level of supervision and intervention
  • Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions based on interior design experience of commercial aircraft galleys, crew rests and other related monuments
  • A working knowledge of the various methods of manufacture to be employed such as:
    • Machining
    • Casting
    • Vacuum forming
    • Injection molding
    • Composite materials
    • Trim and finish
  • A good understanding of manufacturing capabilities and limitations, methods of assembly employed by operations, material selection, protective treatments and best practices for the integration of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Previous experience with effective application of tolerances and G D & T


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.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, CAD, Drafting, Electrical, Engineering

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