Aerospace Component Hardware Definition Engineer
Rolls-Royce - Indianapolis, IN

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Rolls-Royce, a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, operates in four global markets - civil aerospace, defense aerospace, marine and energy. We continue to invest in core technologies, products, people and capabilities with the objective of broadening and strengthening the product portfolio, improving efficiency and enhancing the environmental performance of its products.

The Installations and Controls Supply Chain Unit (SCU) is responsible for the design definition and engineering specification for components necessary to monitor and control the engine's rotating core and interface with the airframe. The design specifications are submitted to suppliers who provide the design and manufacturing functions to create a product.

An Aerospace Component Hardware Definition Engineer is responsible for component specification, packaging and overall design of control system hardware necessary to meet engine-level requirements. The engineer is responsible for the integration, test verification, validation, and certification of supplier-engineered and produced components. Typical components include sensors, igniters, exciters,heat exchangers, valves, pumps and filters.

Daily tasks may include a combination of the following:
  • Support of component requirement definition
  • Design Specification and component drawing generation
  • Assessment and selection among competing design concepts
  • Oversight and approval of specialized analyses necessary to verify functionality and durability of component designs
  • Oversight and approval of supplier design and test
  • Engine test or in-service engine troubleshooting
  • Component improvement and/or component cost reduction activities
Rolls-Royce has a broad customer base comprising 600 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft and helicopter operators, 160 armed forces, more than 2,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and energy customers in 120 countries. Rolls-Royce is a technology leader, employing 38,000 people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in 50 countries.

Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer.

Rolls-Royce is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and a barrier-free employment process.

  • BS degree in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with 0 years of experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Candidate must have basic knowledge in engineering development processes
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate basic project management skills
  • Basic understanding of system engineering, including requirements management, systems thinking, and design verification
  • Demonstrated design engineering skills, with experience in product design and test from project inception through production launch.
  • Familiarity with reliability, safety, dynamics, stress analysis processes
  • Basic understanding of FAA, EASA, and DO-160 and/or Mil-Std-810 requirements
  • Basic understanding of problem solving techniques and root cause analysis tools
  • Demonstrated Project Engineering skills

Salary Grade: GG8

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