- 177358 - Aircraft Structures Design Lead
- Chipton-Ross is seeking an Aircraft Structures Design Lead for an opening in Reno, NV.
Support building and lead our Aircraft Structural Design team.
Strong knowledge and understanding of latest structural design, as well as manufacturing trends in the Aerospace industry.
Analyze the applicability of new and emerging technologies and advanced techniques.
Serve as the primary design focal between AS2 program, Tier 1 supplier and regulatory authorities.
Provide technical leadership in design and development of the preliminary structures layout that meets weight, cost, manufacture-ability and certification requirements.
Develop schedule, cost and supplier management milestones.
Support new business development, trade studies and proposal activities.
Support the structures team in development of the PSP, PSCP, issue papers, and other certification documents.
Support technical review of supplier capabilities to facilitate source selection.
12+ years of experience in performing design of large aerospace structures.
3+ years of leadership experience on an aircraft development program.
Knowledge of the conceptual and preliminary design phases of aircraft development is strongly preferred.
Thorough understanding of the structural design requirements for Part 25 certification.
Must have demonstrated leadership capabilities.
Demonstrated success in dealing and influencing internal and external stakeholders.
Strategic thinker with very strong decision making and communication skills.
Highly self-motivated with a strong bias for action, and excellent problem-solving skills across multi-disciplinary skill sets.
Accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, or similarly related area. Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x284 or (800) 927-9318 x284
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
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