Mechanical Engineering Manager Featured
- Aurora, Oregon
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Mechanical Engineering Manager job at Columbia Helicopters in Aurora OR
Description, duties, responsibilities
The Mechanical Engineering Manager plans organizes and leads the Mechanical Engineering group to achieve Company objectives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Responsible for and provides leadership and direction to the Mechanical Engineering group to successfully meet Company and department goals; is a key member of the company’s engineering leadership team and helps to provide cohesive leadership to the entire company by working effectively with all stakeholders and cross-functional teams.
+ Ensures FAA Certification and regulatory compliance are met.
+ Ensures all Mechanical Engineering activities are in conformance with Companys established policies.
+ Ensures all Mechanical Engineering activities meet quality cost and schedule expectations to achieve corporate objectives.
+ Ensures innovative systems and processes are identified and implemented to enhance the Company’s future.
+ Ensures intra-departmental Mechanical Engineering support throughout the Company.
+ Coaches and develops the Mechanical Engineers to be technical professionals.
+ Supports the Mechanical Engineering group in the creation of design analysis and testing artifacts.
+ Writes and reviews Mechanical Engineering policies and procedures.
+ Proposes and ensures all Mechanical Engineering expenditures meet budgetary constraints.
+ Conducts performance evaluations plans salary actions recommends hires and promotions anticipates and plans for skills and human resource requirements and develops staff to meet those needs.
+ Interprets and applies organization policies and provides leadership toward resolving employee issues.
+ Conducts oneself in accordance with Company’s Core Values.
+ Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
+ Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Aeronautical Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related field and 10 years of relevant engineering experience in aviation or an advanced degree and seven years of relevant experience in aviation
+ A minimum of three years of engineering management experience
+ Experience with aircraft structural design modification and installation
+ Experience with demonstrating compliance to Federal Aviation Regulations with a preference for 14 CFR Part 29 experience
+ Effectively coordinates requirements with engineering leadership and other internal customers
+ Ability to write and review Company policies and procedures
+ Ability to coach and develop technical professionals of all experience levels
+ Strong customer relations and interpersonal skills to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the Company
+ Excellent written verbal and presentation skills in order to effectively present ideas concepts and proposals to all levels of the organization
+ Must demonstrate commitment vision and a tenacity to drive assignments to completion
+ Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
+ Must meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) as a U.S. Person
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
+ Experience with project planning for technically complex projects
+ Experience with 14 CFR Part 29 Transport-Category Helicopter structure design and analysis
+ Experience as a Structures Designated Engineering Representative
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge (b) in furtherance of an investigation proceeding hearing or action including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Columbia Helicopters Company Overview
Since our founder purchased his first helicopter in 1957 weve been leading the way in heavy-lift helicopter operations. We are innovators of this industry always working to expand our capabilities and improve our level of service so when you do business with us you know youre getting the best. We operate a fleet of the most versatile helicopters in global operations supporting our aircraft out of our own full-service onsite facility in northwest Oregon. These capabilities and our operational experience allow us to confidently offer world-class maintenance and repair services to our customers onsite or on location.