Customer Support Director of Technical Publications

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an Customer Support Director of Technical Publications for an opportunity in Seattle, WA. 

 

1. Job Description

The MITAC Customer Support Director of Technical Publications is responsible for the Development, Verification & Validation, Certification Approval, Publication and Revision of all maintenance and repair documents for the regional jet program to ensure the aircraft can be maintained in an airworthy condition as designed by customer Engineering and approved by regulatory authorities.  Responsibilities include establishing deliverable commitments, establishing work priorities, creating and managing the development process, creating the team (including 3rd parties required to supplement client staff) and team structure, implementing governance and communication processes, and the performance of the group.

 

2. Scope of Work

Processes:

  • Implement the processes and tools required to author, publish and revise all maintenance and repair documents in accordance with industry standards.
  • Manage the document development process to meet program schedule milestones.
  • Establish and manage 3rd parties required to supplement the client staff.
  • Coordinate with client Design Engineering and client Suppliers to obtain technical information and content required to meet industry standards for document scope and content.
  • Author and publish all Instructions for Continuing Airworthiness (ICA) documents (see Deliverables and Products section for a list of ICA documents) and other industry standard manuals required for maintenance and repair of the client fleet.
  • Establish the document revision process required to incorporate changes from Design Engineering as well as Customer Originated Change (COC) requests (e.g. Engineering Orders, SB accomplishment, implemented Supplemental Type Certificates, etc.).
  • Review and accept Component Maintenance Manuals (CMM) produced by client Partners.
  • Author and publish Service Bulletins originating from the Airplane Change Process

“Authoring” as described above include the development of maintenance procedures, safety warnings, cautions & notes, access identification, remove/replace instructions, and test procedures.  All documents produced by this group’s activities must conform to strict formatting and publishing standards as defined by ATA S1000D and other adopted industry specifications.  Documents are revision controlled to include highlight sheets, list of effective pages, revision bars, and distributed in both PDF and SGML (selected documents only) upon approval by the required regulatory authority as applicable.

 

The primary deliverables of Technical Publications include:

  • Service Bulletins
  • Maintenance Tips
  • Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM)
  • Fault Isolation Manual (FIM)
  • Aircraft Recovery Manual (ARM)
  • Standard Wiring Practice Manuals (SWPM)
  • Wiring Diagram Manual (WDM)
  • System Schematic Manual (SSM)
  • Structural Repair Manual (SRM)
  • Aircraft Illustrated Parts Catalog (AIPC)
  • Corrosion Prevention Manual (CPM)
  • Non Destructive Test Manual (NDTM)
  • Maintenance Planning Document (MPD)
  • Maintenance Review Board Report (MRBR)
  • Maintenance Task Cards (MTC)
  • Illustrated Tool & Equipment Manual (ITEM)
  • Maintenance Facilities and Equipment (MFEPM)
  • Component Maintenance Manuals (CMM) – client Proprietary Parts

Job Requirements:

The Technical Publications function will be performed both in Seattle, WA and Komaki, Japan.  Third parties will be used for the initial document creation process as the permeant team is formed and capabilities are implemented.

 

3. Expected Education/Experience and Skills:

  1. Qualified candidates must hold an engineering degree from an accredited Engineering School.
  2. Candidates must have worked in commercial aerospace for an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), and have 5 or more years in senior leadership positions providing Technical Publication functions to commercial airline customers.
  3. Candidates must be familiar iSpec2200 and S1000D and have participated in technical publication Industry Standards groups.
  4. Candidates must have skills and experience managing Suppliers.

 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

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Auto Pilot Design Engineer

Auto Pilot Design Engineer

 

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an AP Design Engineer for an opportunity in Nagoya, Japan. 

 

SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION

  • The primary work location will be in Nagoya, Japan. However, engineers maybe requested to relocate to Seattle or Moses Lake (Washington State, USA) where aircraft flight testing is performed and may also be requested to travel to systems supplier sites to promote the Flight Control System/ Hydraulic System/ Landing Gear System/ Auto Pilot contract.
  • Basic work scope is to lead the development and finalization of the MRJ T/C design, compliant to all applicable requirements.
  • The Project Support will coordinate all operational aspects and will support Project Managers. Project Support may also provide direction to ATA Managers in support of project objectives. 
  • Coordinate with lead ATA manager/engineers team on each requirements, including scheduling, scoping, and cost.
  • Work as team in a multi-cultural and an international working environments in Japan Headquarter. Japanese Language skill is not required.

 

 

COMMON QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering Technical Aviation with 10 years. aviation related experience, or
  • 10+ years in an aviation engineering organization Aerospace or Aircraft Systems Engineering.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, working in a team environment, dealing with a wide variety of personalities and communication styles.
  • Ability to identify potential issues with machinery development, manufacturing processes or parts.
  • Needs the ability to develop, plan and implement short and long term goal.
  • Ability to adapt to change.

 

JOB DUTIES:

(a) Evaluating the current aircraft design, with respect to compliance to the Auto Pilot related airworthiness regulations of JCAB, FAA and EASA,
(b) Coordinating integration of design change activities originated from Auto Pilot requirements when required,
(c) Presenting and discussing the Auto Pilot compliance with the Transport Authorities.
(d) Leading verification and showing-compliance activities, such as Ground and Flight Tests, Design Reviews, Inspections, Analysis, etc.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

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Aircraft Arrangement Engineer

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an Aircraft Arrangement Engineer for an opportunity in Nagoya, Japan. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

-With regards to the requirement of aircraft under a guideline of APR4754, allocate and flow down those captured aircraft level requirements (ALR), such as requirements of performance, stability and control of aircraft, to each system level requirements (SLR) such as flight control system, propulsion system and avionics. At the time of allocation and flow down the requirements into SLR, confirm whether something is missing or having leakage or mis-connection, etc.

-Being able to make a plan of Validation and Verification (V&V) of aircraft and system. Have knowledge of flight control system, propulsion system and avionics system and also have ability to evaluate all those requirements and results of V&V.

-Engineers may be requested to relocate to Moses Lake (Washington State, USA) where aircraft flight test will be performed and may also be requested to travel to Nagoya office to have technical meetings.

-Basic work scope is to lead the development and finalization of the MRJ T/C design, compliant to ARP 4754 and all applicable requirements.

-The responsible engineer will work the activities of ALR Integration. This will include interfacing with all other aircraft and system functions and engineering teams to coordinate and obtain the approval of any task assigned contributing to the ALR development and Certification

-Work as team in a multi-cultural and an international working environments in Japan Headquarter. Japanese Language skill is notrequired.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Have knowledge of stability & control, performance of aircraft.

To be able to understand the system of flight control, propulsion and avionics, and be able to evaluate the plan and result of Validation and Verification as well as the requirement of ARP4754.

As for the Management position, he/she must have experience and knowledge of Requirement Management and V&V (ARP4754) is able to handle requirement concerning aircraft.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technical Aviation with 5 years aviation related experience.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, working in a team environment, dealing with a wide variety of personalities and communication skill.

Needs the ability to develop, plan and implement short and long term goal.

Ability to adapt to change.

 

 

Required Knowledge and skills     

ARP4754

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

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HFIR/Lighting Engineer

HIRF/Lightning Engineer

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an HIRF/Lightning Engineer for an opportunity in Nagoya, Japan. 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

The responsiblity of the HIRF/Lightning Engineer will prepare documentation for certification about explosion proof, including Lightning Protection Test. Work as team in a multi-cultural and an international working environments in Nagoya, Japan. Japanese Language skills are not required.

 

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • 10+ years experience in aircraft and engineering.
  • 7+ years Cert. Engineer experience
  • Have an extensive knowledge and experience in certificates of compliance of 14CER FAR 25.981.
  • Have an experience in planning a test scenario about explosion proof.
  • Have negotiation experience with Authority (FAA/EASA etc).
  • Have experience in creating CDCCL (Critical Design Configuration Limitation).
  • Have an extensive knowledge about fuel and electric power.
  • Have management/negotiation experience with suppliers (UTAS, etc).
  • Ability to adapt to change.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

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