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Engineer - Flight Control Systems

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Wichita, KS 67202
Job Description

Engineer – Flight Control Systems



This position will be part of a diverse team of engineerscapable of executing in a fast\-paced environment providing opportunities forconceptual design, detail design, component fabrication and test ofconfigurations and technologies\.

Responsible for Engineering projects from conception throughplanning, experimental testing, FAA certification and production implementation\.


99. Performs activities as required to accomplish objectives as established in the areas such as systems development, systems enhancements, system modeling and integration\.

99. Recommends establishment of group objectives to improve operational efficiency and ensure Textron Aviation’s competitive edge\.

99. Manages supplier development and qualification efforts

99. Design and development of Flight Controls systems and components

99. Responsible for system design, requirements management, systems specifications, interface management, system safety assessment, verification and validation testing, aircraft flight test, and aircraft/system qualification and certification\.

99. Define project scope of work, prepare program schedules and will lead FAA Certification projects, which includes the creation of Certification Plans and other required certification documentation\.

99. Draft certification plans, test plans and compliance reports individually or through the engineering functional groups\.

99. Develop and maintain effective two\-way communications both internally and with other departments to assure adequate dissemination of information concerning plans and developments\.

99. Assures supervision awareness of program status, problems and successes\.Provides periodic reviews and update presentations to management of engineering and other company organizations



+ Bachelor’s Degree requiredin Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or other relative technicalfield

+ Minimumof 2 years of engineering experience or relative aviation technical or systemsexperience\.


+ Professional and diplomatic demeanor

+ Strong sense of accountability and integrity

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Time management skills to support multiple concurrent projects

+ Understanding of 2D & 3D design concepts

+ Working knowledge of generic CAD design tool processes

+ Proficient in use of standard Microsoft Office programs

+ Flight Control System certification experience with Federal Aviation Regulations \(Part 23 and/or Part 25\) is desired\.

+ Familiarity using Matlab/Simulink with basic control systems is desired\.

+ Experience with the application of RTCA DO\-160 relative to equipment qualification is desired\.

+ Experience with the System Safety certification process per SAE ARP4754 and ARP4761 is desired\.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law\.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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\.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US\-Kansas\-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full\-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 275335

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