Electrical Wiring Interconnection System Expert

Launch Professionals is seeking an Electrical Wiring Interconnection System Engineer  in Nagoya, Japan.

 

Title:

 

Designated EWIS global expert for Electrical Wiring Systems Team, Electrical System Design Department, Engineering Division

The responsible Engineer will be global expert in Electrical Wiring activities EWIS, will coordinate with contracted suppliers, interface with all other aircraft functions and engineering teams to coordinate and obtain the approval of any task assigned contributing to the aircraft System development and Certification;

 

Scope of Work:

  1. Work as Global engineering expert as part of the EWIS team
  2. Basic work scope is to participate in the development and finalization of the MRJ-200 (MRJ-90) T/C design, compliant to all applicable requirements.
  3. This activity includes;
    1. .Evaluating the current aircraft design, with respect to compliance to the EWIS related airworthiness regulations of JCAB, FAA and EASA,
    2. Coordinate activities related to defining the ESSDs required to generate wiring diagrams
    3. Support verification and showing-compliance activities, such as Ground and Flight Tests, Design Reviews, Inspections, Analysis, etc.
    4. Coordinating integration of design change activities originated from EWIS requirements when required, run unit base and manage aircraft level changes for EWIS group
  4. Responsible for tasks required to perform above activities are considered within work scope; initiating/ reviewing related documents, technical calculation, interface discussions with the team members and all the other stakeholders including systems, structures, manufacturing, customer support, and partners.
  5. Coaching and Education of client members about professional knowledge in the EWIS domain.
  6. Interface with other suppliers as appropriate.
  7. Provide technical expertise and to assist in resolving the EWIS issues during any rig testing or flight testing.

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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Avionic Program Manager

Launch Professionals is seeking an Avionics Program Manager in Nagoya, Japan

 

Job duties and requirements

  • 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 Avionics contract.
  • Basic work scope is to lead the development and finalization of the MRJ T/C design, compliant to all applicable requirements.
  • The responsible Engineer will work the activities of Avionics. This will include interfacing with all other aircraft functions and engineering teams to coordinate and obtain the approval of any task assigned contributing to the aircraft avionics development and Certification.
  • Work as team in a multi-cultural and an international working environments in Japan Headquarter. Japanese Language skill is not required.
  • Work as a PMO of the Avionics System Design group as well as the applicable Utilities and Interfaces with other Systems.
    Basic work scope is to perform Project Management of all activities required to finalize MRJ-200 (MRJ-90) development and Type Certification.

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technical Aviation with 5 years. aviation related experience, or
  • 5+ 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.
  • 10+ years of experience of engineering in Avionics.
  • Experience of project management role.
  • Have directly worked with major Avionics suppliers such as Rockwell Collins.

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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Director, Service Engineering (Japan)

Director of Service Engineering

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an Director of Service Engineering for an opportunity in Nagoya, Japan. 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

1. Job Description

Our client Customer Support Director of Service Engineering is responsible for providing in-service technical support to customer airlines, leasing companies and authorized MROs for the servicing, repair, and continued safe operations of MRJ aircraft.  The Service Engineering team supporting the Fleet Management organization is the primary client interface to address all reliability and maintainability issues for the MRJ fleet.  Additionally the Director of Service Engineering has prime responsibility for the client 24×7 Operations Center which provides Customers and MROs with round the clock technical support to resolve AOGs and address performance deterioration which may impact operations as detected through Aircraft Health Monitoring.  Service Engineering will work closely with MITAC Design Engineering and Regulatory Authorities to resolve in-service issues and improve fleet performance through the coordination and authoring of Service Bulletins and 8110 Authorized Repairs.  Responsibilities include establishing deliverable commitments, establishing work priorities, creating the team and team structure, implementing work processes and process standards, implementing governance and communication processes, and the technical performance of the group.

 

2. Scope of Work

Processes

  • Implement the Service Request processes and tools required to receive technical questions from customers, and coordinate and approve a timely, quality response.  Create an archive of technical issues and responses.
  • Review every incoming technical request from each customer for its potential safety implication.  Any potential safety issue will be coordinated with the MRJ Fleet Chief who will initiate the Lead Airline Process if required.  The potential safety issue will be input into the 21-3 Continued Airworthiness Safety process.
  • Answer technical questions (e.g. “How does this system work?”, “We want to do [X], what will be the impact and is this acceptable?”, “Please confirm our understanding of the [X] document that the [part description] for our aircraft serial number [123] is part number [xyz]”).  Coordination with Design Engineering and Suppliers as necessary.
  • Provide “fix” or “replace” recommendations based on cost and flow time.
  • Provide structural repair instructions and regulatory approvals (i.e. JCAB, FAA, EASA) for the repair when appropriate (e.g., 8110-9).
  • Participate in the Fleet Improvement Process (FIP) as directed by the MRJ Fleet Chief to identify solutions to chronic reliability performance issues and develop solutions for permanent fixes in both delivered and future production aircraft.
  • Coordinate with client Design Engineering and client Suppliers as required to solve “in service problems”.
  • Coordinate with client Engineering and Suppliers on design changes necessary to retrofit delivered aircraft and improve future production aircraft based upon service experience or potential airworthiness issues identified during fleet operations.
  • With Design Engineering develop bill of material and work instruction content material for the accomplishment of Service Bulletins which is then provided to Service Bulletin technical writers for incorporation in forthcoming fleet Service Bulletins
  • Support the Continued Airworthiness Process, Safety Review Process (SRP) and Flight Safety Review Board.
  • Interact with Field Service and Operations Center (OPC) personnel to assist and address support issues or needs identified by either group.
  • Support AOG and Field Repair teams with on-site engineering support during aircraft recovery operations as requested by the field repair team.

The primary deliverables of Service Engineering include:

  • Completed Service Requests as entered in the MRJ Customer Portal in accordfance with established KPIs.
  • Repair instructions and regulatory approvals for repairs not covered by existing approved MRJ repair manuals (SRM).
  • Updates to the Fleet Improvement Team Digest based upon progress and status both Safety and Non-Safety SRP’s.
  • Service Bulletin work instruction content material.
  • Service Letters that provide important technical and maintenance information to the airlines.  Note, a Service Letter does not authorize an airline to modify an airplane (it is not a regulatory approved document. 
  • Skilled employees that will form the Service Engineering team, staff the Operations Center, and staff the Field Service team.

Job Requirements:

The Central Service Engineering functions will be performed primarily in Komaki and an Operations Center that is staffed and directly interfaces with Service Engineering will be staffed 24/7/365 to support operations worldwide.

 

3. Expected Education/Experience and Skills:

Potential candidates must meet the following minimum requirements.

  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 Service Engineering functions to commercial airline customers.
  3. Candidates must have Regulatory (FAA/EASA/JCAB) coordination experience.
  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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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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