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Senior Project Engineer

Company: Space Information Laboratories
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to be part of an innovative team that designs and manufactures state-of-the-art avionics, power and nano/micro satellites? Put your skills to work and help develop innovative products for space launch vehicles and small satellites with Space Information Laboratories Position title: Project Engineer III Reports to: Principal Engineer Summary: This position is responsible for performing mechanical and electrical engineering design and testing for multiple airborne Aerospace avionics, Li-Ion battery, GPS Tracking and Autonomous Flight Termination System projects. Provides mechanical and electrical system assembly processes, production travelers and test activities for avionics, electronics and Li-Ion battery flight units for launch vehicles, missiles, and satellites. Analyzes assembly, fabrication, machining, and other processes. Maximizes efficiency by optimization of layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. Determines the parts, equipment, tools, and processes needed to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specifications. Responsibilities: Design, layout, and testing of mechanical and electrical systems Space environmental testing (thermal cycle, vibration, shock, EMI, etc.) Writes engineering documentation to meet customer design requirements Engineering Contract Data Requirement List (CDRLs) including FMECA, worst case circuit analysis, reliability analysis, As designed and As built parts and material lists, etc. Writes production unit traveler work instructions Establishes production routings to be followed during each step of the manufacturing process when transforming components and raw materials into final flight unit products. ERP System production planning Assigns work and oversees the work product Ensures conformance to established procedures and product quality levels Identifies units that fail tests or tolerance levels and supervise repairs as necessary Work out suggestions for improvements and initiates their implementation Develop documentation to meet customer requirements Required Competencies: Experience 5-15 years of experience in the following areas: Li-Ion Battery, Avionics and Electronics Assembly of flight units with mechanical housing, power, data, and RF cables. Technical Skills Unit Production routing and BOM updates Production processes control and analysis Design Mechanical Systems with CAD (Solid Works, etc.) Environmental testing of flight units Mechanical and Electrical assembly of flight units Ability to read electrical schematics and supervise wiring and assembly Write production floor unit traveler instructions Production traveler development, review, and quality sign-off Corrective action requests and non-conformance reports Experience with ERP Systems (Microsoft Nav, SAP, etc.) Computer (Microsoft Sharepoint, Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, etc.) Familiar with J-STD-001 soldering requirements AS9100D quality assurance processes and procedures with management input Soft Skills Strong interpersonal skills Supervise and lead team to reach the next level of excellence Ability to write technical documents and procedures Education B.S. in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering (M.S. preferred) Desired Competencies: Technical Skills CAD Design (Solid Works, etc.) Mechanical and Electrical System Design Quality assurance ERP Systems for manufacturing (BOM, Floor Travelers, Routings, etc.) ITAR Requirements To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR --120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Space Information Laboratories--- Mission: To develop, manufacture, and integrate cost effective, operationally responsive technologies for aerospace and defense industries. SIL is committed to providing quality engineering design and products to support customers--- mission success. Compensation: Salary Range: $110,000 to $135,000 Medical Benefits: Company-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, which includes one hundred percent (100%) coverage for the employee and fifty percent (50%) coverage for dependents Retirement Benefits: Company 401k retirement plan, where the company will match up to four percent (4%) of employee contributions, subject to plan terms and conditions. Insurance Benefits: $15,000 in company-paid life insurance Other Benefits: Two (2) weeks of annual vacation, five (5) days of sick leave, and ten (10) annual government holidays. Diversity: SIL is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Each individual has the right to work in a professional environment that promotes equal employment opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices, including harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Disclaimer: This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of the Employer.

Keywords: Space Information Laboratories, Santa Maria , Senior Project Engineer, Engineering , Santa Maria, California

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