5 months ago
Provides technical support to the business unit for all aspects of component repair related to development of minor repairs and continuous improvement programs. Provides technical support to operational areas to ensure cost, quality, and output levels meet desired business unit targets. Investigates and resolves issues of product engineering, testing, quality and process repeatability. Ensures compliance to relevant airworthiness and contractual requirements.
•Develops minor/major repairs (non-standard in conjunction with original equipment manufacturer (OEM), in-house process engineers, and outside services as required) under Design Approval Organization (DAO) sanction; refines existing repair schemes to eliminate the frequent need for in-process rejects and MRBs.
•Identifies and establishes improvement programs through root cause analysis (i.e., repair instructions, proper sequencing, inspection criteria, gauges, fixtures, machines, etc.), analysis of turntimes, work in process, non-conformance tags (NCTs), material review board (MRBs), process interruptions, other line stoppages, warranty failure modes, field reliability of repairs, investigation of repair-related field problems, line build problems, and subcontractors' repair performance. Works quality department to trend the improvements.
•Owns, generates, maintains, and updates Reworks Process Instruction (RPIs), temporary overhaul data revisions (TODRs), matrix codes, etc. related to repair; prepares production routings and detailed repair instructions based on approved data.
•Reviews all scrap not able to be dispositioned routinely with a view to applying book repairs, logging scrap rates and costs, and accumulating stock as future-repairable.
•In compliance with company instructions and the Design Approval Organization, executes MRB documentation and NCTs, TODRs and temporary parts list revisions (TPLRs).
•Originates, revises & interprets technical drawings.
•Responsible for development of cost benefit analysis on all repair projects managed; provides cost and schedule estimates for proposed work packages.
•Supports acquisition of equipment as required to meet implementation objectives. Establishes and monitors equipment safety issues.
•Writes technical reports and proposals; develops work instructions.
•Carries out special projects as assigned.
•Thorough knowledge of precision measuring instruments; ability to interpret drawings (including tolerancing).
•Thorough knowledge of failure modes and effects analysis.
•Strong planning, organizational, analytical, leadership, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written communication skills.
•Working knowledge of gearbox/gas turbine/accessory design theory, basic machine shop practices, and basic gas turbine metallurgy; familiarity with engine manuals.
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)..
•Basic knowledge of production management computer systems.
•In jurisdictions governed by a regulatory body or with an association that is governed by local legal requirements, registration is required.
•University degree in mechanical, industrial, aerospace, or metallurgical engineering; or equivalent.
•Experience in a manufacturing or production environment.
•Direct AE2100 PGB, Turbo-Prop Gearbox, or Rolls-Royce engine MRO experience strongly preferred.
•High precision machining, CNC programming, and CMM Experience a plus.
*?Must be authorized to work in the US.