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Engineering Co-Op: Spring 2019

Location: 

Winston Salem, NC, US

Requisition ID:  457453

B/E Aerospace

B/E Aerospace, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins, Inc., is a 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
 

With a global installed base of 1 million passenger seats, the Aftermarket Services Business offers a comprehensive aftermarket service to our customers.  These services include spare parts supply and repair services across all classes of seat whether it is Super First Class, Business Class or Economy Class.  The Seating Aftermarket business and dedicated repair station based in Winston-Salem, NC, specializes in the repair and overhaul of B/E products. 
 

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including an Engineering Co-op in our Aftermarket Services Business, located in Winston Salem, NC.
 

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this exciting program will expose students to three separate co-op assignments in the areas of Certification, Design, and Manufacturing and will prepare them for stimulating engineering roles upon graduation. We are current seeking a new co-op to start their first rotation during the Spring Semester (January 2019) to work across the specific roles and responsibilities within each area described below.
 

Certification:

  • Learn the B/E culture and methodology in Certification of commercial seats and diligent FAA duties followed as a team effort to meet the minimum performance standards to gain FAA approval (TSO) for shipment.
  • Incorporate knowledge gained in school in solving real Engineering problems by participating in discussions with Certification Engineers and Design Engineers in coming up with substantiation techniques.
  • Run analyses tools to generate track loads (Interface Loads) and conduct mechanical stress calculations to identify critical seat assemblies and components for Static and Dynamic testing.
  • Learn the significance to Bill of Materials and run comparison to tested assemblies to develop substantiation strategies on new programs.
  • Work with the Flammability Certification Group to create test coupons for conformity, A-burn & C-Burn tests, witness tests and generate Flammability reports.
  • Learn applications of different materials and cross sections in primary and secondary load paths under emergency crash conditions of longitudinal (16g) and vertical (14g) dynamic tests.
  • Learn about the airframe manufacturers’ and government Certification regulations related to commercial seats under Dynamic, Static and Flammability.
     

Design:

  • Modify legacy designs and drawings, and submit for approval through the Team Center engineering change process.
  • Create solid models using Unigraphics NX 7.5
  • Dimension models with characteristics essential to shop fabrication.
  • Review with Tool Design, Programming and Manufacturing Engineering for manufacturability buy off.
  • Incorporate Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances (GD&T).
  • Optimize Designs for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA).
  • Assist in assembly of Engineering prototypes and test seats.
  • Create Bills of Material (BoM's) for assemblies and sub-assemblies.
     

Manufacturing:

  • Tool design of machine and assembly fixtures.
  • Press brake Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming.
  • Creation of shop floor work instructions with applicable time studies.
  • Value Stream Mapping of existing processes.
  • Learn measurement techniques for use in product evaluation.
  • Root cause analysis of Return Material Authorizations and First Article Inspection failures.
  • Any other reasonable duties.
     

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Two (2) years of course work towards a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from four-year college or university.
  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
  • Enrollment in university co-op program.

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.


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