The process engineer position is responsible for determining operations to produce products and develops processes to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met. This position troubleshoots problems with production and takes corrective action. The process engineer also researches the purchase of equipment or upgrades to existing equipment.
> Directs the planning, design, engineering, procurement, cost, scheduling, construction, commissioning and troubleshooting activities of multiple major projects by coordinating effort of various internal departments, project teams and outside consulting resources.
> Analyzes, develops and recommends methods to meet production requirements, improve economy and quality, and reduce turn-around-times for products and/or processes with supporting cost analysis.
> Prepares conceptual and detailed design of major engineering projects requiring mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and structural considerations.
> Prepares technical reports for internal use and for submission to local technical authorities including operation and preventative maintenance instructions for in-house designed systems.
> Manages approved project timelines, with the understanding that work during normal off-hours may be required to satisfy project demands
> Provides technical and financial data for preparation of project justification and cost benefit analysis.
> Organizes and provides input into engineering projects and required resources (staff and financial), according to department and project requirements.
> Develops proposals and cost estimates; estimates project needs including equipment, materials and personnel; schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications; ensures facilities are in compliance with federal, municipal and provincial electrical, fire, building, health and safety codes.
> Reviews, evaluates and approves contracts for work to be performed by consultants and outside contractors; monitors budgets, approves plans and designs and resolves problems as they arise.
> Monitors all work in progress to ensure that quality and engineering standards are met and that designs are effective through the entire process; approves changes to designs or schedules as necessary. > Produces periodic project status reports comparing actual to forecasted timeline.
> Acts as a liaison with internal and external customers, assuring satisfaction with progress and quality.
> Participates in projects as a team member and/or team project leader.
> Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
> Carries out special duties as assigned.
> Knowledge of gas turbine engine maintenance, theory, and performance.
> Knowledge of aerospace materials and manufacturing processes (i.e. bonding, metal spray, welding, machining, heat treatment, non-destructive testing).
> Ability to read and interpret engine manual repair instructions, inspection criteria, and part blue prints.
> Strong technical writing skills, interpersonal communication skills, and proficient computer skills are a must.
> Ability to make quick decisions in a fast paced and high part volume environment.
> Ability to diagnose technical problems and 1) develop solutions or 2) consult relevant subject matter experts
> Working knowledge of precision measurement instruments and gauges.
> University degree in mechanical engineering; or equivalent.
> Experience in an aerospace or manufacturing, repair and/or overhaul environment.
> RB211-535 or Rolls Royce commercial turbofan experience preferred.
> Understanding of FAA regulatory requirements covered in, at a minimum, 14 CFR Parts 43, 121, 129 and 145.
> Must be authorized to work in the US.
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