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CHIEF ENGINEER - STRUCTURES

Company: Direct Staffing Inc
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

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--- Personnel Management. --- Geographic re-assignments. --- Great multi-tasking skills
East Hartford, CT, USA, East Hartford, CT. Full-time. Company Description. Aerospace / Aviation /. Job Description. CHIEF ENGINEER - STRUCTURES. East Hartford, CT. Exp 10-15 yrs. Relo. Bonus. Job Description. --- Develop and train a team of engineers with a wide range of experience and expertise. o Define training material and training plans. o Evaluate team member skills and competencies to aid in their technical growth. o Identify and develop emerging / existing competences to address business needs. --- Establish / monitor technical discipline procedures and policies. --- Approval / signature authority on major analysis milestones before customer delivery. o Lead technical reviews for discipline reviews and project milestones. o Ensure team members have a clear understanding of technical issues and solutions. o Identify and adhere to quality and technical standards in the delivery of tasks. --- Provide technical inputs and resolve technical issues for multiple projects, including suggesting alternate methods of analysis and developing new Engineering Standard Work. --- Lead periodic discussions on analysis troubleshooting, industry standards, new technologies. --- Coordinate workload and reviews with team members in other offices (within the US and offshore). --- Build and maintain existing customer relationships. --- Build IP legacy for the structures domain / customer products. --- Support recruitment initiatives such as interviews and onboarding. --- Support project planning of new and existing tasks (cost, schedule, and scope). o Resource plan and assessment. o Define engineering standard work plan and tailor for each individual task. --- Develop internal processes and procedures based on best practices and lessons learned. Structural Analysis Responsibilities. --- Perform a variety of structural analysis tasks for aero engine components (Fatigue lifing, modal analysis, impact, creep, strength, etc---). --- Define solution approach, including problem definition, assumptions, analysis plans, and verification. --- Perform analysis modeling using ANSYS (primarily) that includes: Meshing, loading, solving, debugging, linear and nonlinear, elastic-plastic. --- Interact with other engineering disciplines. --- Follow customer engineering standard work. --- Document all work completed, including technical recommendations, lessons learned and best practices, and improvements to standard work and internal processes. --- Participate in engineering reviews (for your work and others) and provided feedback for acceptance and / or improvements areas. --- Develop innovative ideas to improve cost on customer products / parts (redesign / process improvements). --- Work in a fast-paced, team environment to meet quick deadlines. Secondary Job Functions:. We often challenge our team members to temporarily work outside the scope of their primary job functions to broaden their skills and help the organization. Some of these roles and opportunities may include:. --- Execution within multiple services. --- Project Management: Execution and Support. --- Technical Leadership and Technical Reviews. --- Develop work instructions to ensure repeatability. --- Onboarding and Professional Development: collaborate and mentor other Team Members. --- Cross-functional teams. --- Account Management and Sales. --- Enabler roles, such as Human Resources, Technology Development, and IT. --- Quality Management and Continuous Improvement. Qualifications. --- 15+ years of experience in the Structural Analysis or Stress Engineering service. --- BS or higher in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent. --- Proficiency with FEA required. Familiarity with ANSYS, LS-DYNA preferred.. --- Proficiency in the Aero industry is required. --- Understanding of Programming Logic required, to create macros and sub-routines. --- Proficiency with MS Office, particularly MS Excel, required. --- Experience mentoring / developing engineers is highly preferred. --- Proficiency with CAD programs preferred. --- Project Management experience is a plus. Personal Work Attributes. --- Familiarity or interest with the Aero industry required. --- Self-motivated, disciplined, passionate, and organized. --- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. --- Able to manage difficult / ambiguous situations and make decisions. --- Ability to mentor / train others. Core Value Alignment:. Customer Focus: Strive to exceed our customers' expectations each and every time. Teamwork: Draw strength from teamwork / collaboration irrespective of geographical, organizational, and cultural boundaries.. Accountability: We shall be quality conscious, process disciplined and strive for continuous improvement.. Change Championship: The speed at which we adapt is critical to our success.. Our continued success is based on the sustained alignment to the core values. Please be prepared to discuss the alignment of your personal values to these core values.. Typical Career Paths. --- Technical Leadership: provide technical guidance, review other team members' work, evaluate capabilities, develop team competencies, develop and improve technical processes, create technical collateral, and create technical tools.. --- Managerial Leadership: project management, personnel management, alignment of team members' efforts, set and evaluates annual goals, performance feedback, hire and onboard, and strategic business decision-making.. --- We are rapidly growing world-wide company with a need for future global engineering leaders in our operations and sales organizations. Potential future roles could include operational business unit leader, global sales leader, or technical service line leader.. Physical Requirements & Work Environment:. Examples:. --- Mostly Office Environments. Occasional Shop Floor involvement.. --- Substantial amounts of telephone and computer work.. --- Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures.. --- Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.. --- Typical 8 hour days plus lunch / 40 hour weeks / core (required) hours are 9 AM to 4 PM.. --- Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations.. --- Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.. Additional Information. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Industry: Aerospace / Aviation /

Keywords: Direct Staffing Inc, Hartford , CHIEF ENGINEER - STRUCTURES, Engineering , Hartford, Connecticut

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