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Sr. Electrical Mechanical System Engineer


Winston Salem, NC, US

Requisition ID:  447151

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


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 have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Sr. Electrical Mechanical System Engineer in our Engineered Components business located in Winston-Salem, NC.




Performs complex assignments, often requiring development of new or improved products/processes/techniques. The position requires an ability to interpret, on a broad basis, the principles, theories, and concepts of mechatronic and/or robotic systems.




  • Conceptualize, design and develop a network of communicating mechatronic devices by utilizing a top-down approach that facilitates the flow down of information from higher level system integration parameters and specifications to lower level devices.
  • Provide technical leadership to a cross functional design team to execute concepts comprised of mechanical devices, electronics and software that will come together as complete systems.
  • Model, simulate and verify performance and completeness of newly conceived mechatronic systems early in the development phases.
  • Troubleshoot performance issues with software, hardware, and mechanical systems and conceive solutions to correct issues.
  • Monitor and critique high and low level software requirements to ensure the system specifications and requirements are met.
  • Participate in design reviews to ensure technical objectives are met for new electronic and mechanical designs and ensure industry best practices are followed.
  • Create planning, design, implementation and verification documentation for both internal use and delivery to customer.
  • Develop, implement, analyze, measure, test and validate control equations, algorithms, coefficients, etc. for system and product specifications.  
  • Interface with aviation regulatory bodies to ensure full and timely compliance of hardware and software to aviation requirements.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining documentation systems for software, electronic and mechanical developments that will meet AS9100 and DO-178B and D0-178C standards.




  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, or Robotics Engineering or an equivalent combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and/or work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experiences designing and developing mechatronic or robotics systems
  • Must possess working knowledge and the ability to apply common control algorithms (such as PID loops and simple linear controls).
  • Experienced in C software development preferred, must have strong understanding and commitment to the "top down" development approach.
  • Expert in use of N.I. / LabVIEW hardware and software to control and test various electro-meWorking knowledge of communication and networking protocols as applied in embedded environment (CAN, RS-485, RS-232, I2C, SPI, USB, UART, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of communication and networking protocols as applied in embedded environment (CAN, RS-485, RS-232, I2C, SPI, USB, UART, etc.)
  • Must have practical experience in design, manufacturing, and regulatory compliance documentation for commercial aircraft level equipment.
  • Ability to work with internal and external engineering and cross functional teams
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Expert in the use of MS Office products
  • Up to 10% travel may be required




  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, or Robotics Engineering
  • Experience in full cycle of DO-178B and/or DO-178C requirements
  • Experience with DO-160 requirements
  • Familiarity with other FAA, Boeing, and Airbus requirements (both hardware and software)



 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: Winston-Salem

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