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Liaison Engineer - Mechanical Engineer III - 3rd shift

Louisville, CO 80027

Posted: 05/22/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 27359

Job Description

Position Title: Liaison Engineer - Mechanical Engineer III - 3rd shift

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Contract Liaison Engineer - Mechanical Engineer III - 3rd shift opportunity located in Louisville, CO.  

Job Responsibilities:
  • Nonconformance (MRB):
    • Review, assess, disposition, analyze, justify, determine cause and relay improvements for build discrepancies, errors and other nonconformances
    • Provide guidance on when NC’s are appropriate vs other engineering change options, enforce process standards, and provide streamlined support to quickly address and close.
    • Oversee, understand, prioritize, communicate and execute nonconformances against program schedule.
  • Engineering Change:
    • Develop and utilize knowledge of various engineering change options, determine and execute the appropriate change option that creates the shortest path and meets engineering requirements for each unique problem.
    • Document, prioritize, communicate, and track required engineering changes fed back to the spacecraft design organization for resolution.
    • Work closely with manufacturing, quality, planning, and procurement teams to address changes and shepherd them through fruition on the production floor.
    • Contribute to innovative, time saving, and cost-effective improvements to help streamline engineering change and response times.
  • Drawings, Processes and Technical Specifications:
    • Provide guidance to the liaison team, technicians, engineers, and quality assurance engineers related to drawing and spacecraft requirements by overseeing installations; providing training, and information briefs on key topics.
    • Support the development and maintenance of program specific technical specifications, and follow through on execution of these specifications to drive efficiency.
    • Contribute to development and execution of standard repairs, analysis methods, and acceptable defects to streamline defects processing through MRB.
    • Monitor existing processes and nonconformance trends to develop tools and other methods to reduce manufacturing build hours and quality issues, increase production rates, and remove waste from complex processes.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in aerospace, mechanical, industrial or manufacturing engineering
  • Background in the aerospace industry preferred, but not required.
  • 6+ years, or 4 w/ MS
  • 2 of the last 5 years directly supporting production

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in design/analysis and build of primary and secondary composite structures
  • Experience in design/analysis and build of metallic structures and fittings
  • Aerospace propulsion, hydraulics, mechanisms design and build experience desired
  • General knowledge of TIG and orbital welding, familiarity with industry standard plumbing and piping systems
  • Familiarity with common tube joining methods, including fittings and seals of various types
  • General knowledge of aerospace NDE, including RT, UT, hydro/pneumatic testing
  • Proficient or familiar with hand calculation methods for structural analysis
  • Aerospace propulsion, hydraulics, mechanisms design and build experience desired
  • Proficiency preferred in NX CAD, but experience is another CAD package is acceptable
  • Familiar with typical PLM architecture
  • Excel, or similar data analysis software
  • Experience with utilizing, developing, optimizing, interpreting and maintaining process specifications and work instructions
  • Ability to influence without authority, tenacious, and highly energetic
  • Able to adapt to a fast-paced and evolving work environment
  • Confident and competent in communication across departments and at different levels of leadership
  • Experience driving cross-functional changes to address specific technical problems
  • Experience monitoring, tracking, and continually improving design via root cause analysis

Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Location: Louisville, CO
  • Pay Rate Range: $40-55/hr
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only -HDHP plan, and a buy up POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


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