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Director of Engineering

Location: Wichita, KS The Director of Engineering will provide technical leadership and project direction through successful performance of a variety of detailed, diverse elements of project management tasks.

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Position Details

  • Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

    • College degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience
    • 5+ years of aerospace related experience, preferably in the filed of engineering
    • Working knowledge of industry related engineering software; practical application of engineering science and technology.  This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of goods and material
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Self motivated and have a sense of urgency
    • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Duties/Responsibilities

    Essential duties include:

    • Plans and directs key aspects of engineering activities and projects within an organization.
    • Oversees planning and scheduling functions of the organization. Uses knowledge and best practices to schedule shop orders in accordance to customer purchase orders.
    • Works with programming group to review and assist with MBD functions including DPD compliance
    • Utilizes best practice engineering methods and provides expert technical guidance for engineering initiatives.
    • Incorporates components, materials, and tools that result in cost-effective and quality output.
    • Manages overall engineering budget and costs.
    • Confer with management and/or production to discuss project specifications or procedures.
    • Present and explain proposals, reports, or findings to management and/or customers.
    • Provide feedback to the team on proposed solutions and recommend improvements or changes if required
    • Consult or negotiate with customers to prepare project specifications.
    • Safely operate forklift.
    • Other duties as assigned.

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Culture and Environment

  • Teamwork, creativity and collaboration
  • Suggestions and ideas are heard.
  • Work-life balance is valued.
  • Clean and climate-controlled environment
  • Modern and spacious breakroom with many food and beverage options
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Pay and Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance with generous employer premium contributions
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Short-term Disability and Long-term Disability
  • Life insurance
  • Gym membership discount
  • Employee assistance program
  • Christmas club savings account
  • Referral bonuses
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