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Director Engineering

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Miami, FL, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Manager, Executive

Posted on
Mar 17, 2023

Valid Through
Jun 30, 2023

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Director, Engineering','14457','!*!SUMMARY:

The Engineering Director leads a team of Design Engineers, Development Engineers, and Certification Engineers. The Engineering Director performs and coordinates regulatory compliance activities required for the development of PMA parts and development of DER Repairs for commercial and transport category aircraft. The Engineering Director has principal responsibility for ensuring all aspects of product and system-level certification are compliant with applicable airworthiness requirements.



Lead a Team of Design, Development and Certification Engineers.

Support required activities to create, submit and maintain Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) by test and computation or identicality.

Develop, review, approve and release Certification documents to specify requirements that establish compliance with the applicable airworthiness requirements.

Support required activities to create DER repairs by creating repair procedure and required drawings.

Review and approve engineering drawings and documents regarding compliance with relevant regulatory requirements.

Perform Safety Assessments such as for product Functional Hazard Assessments (FMEA Analysis)

Interface with regulatory authorities as required for certification issue resolution and status updates.

Advise management on air worthiness related issues regarding the design and manufacturing of our product.

Write and review Qualification Test Plans, Procedures and Test Reports.

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Participate in industry, customer and regulatory authority meetings as assigned by management.

Conduct internal audits, prepare audit reports, and manage corrective action activities.



Commitment to company values and ethics.

Dependable, personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately.

Maintains a positive attitude and strong work energy.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience defining test programs, writing test plans/reports and administering testing for qualification of aircraft components/systems.

Experience with designing, manufacturing and certifying aircraft components and systems.

Understanding of the certification process and requirements of FAA 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 21, 23 and 25.

In-depth working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Experience with PMA, STC and DER Repair approval processes.

Experience working in an AS9100 quality environment.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering with a minimum of 5 years related aerospace certification experience.

One year certificate from college or technical school; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Holding an active DER License would be a great plus.

Prior Engineering Management experience is a great plus.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Maneuvers in, around, under, and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis

Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds and comply with OSHA standards

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

Works at a PC for hours at a time

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

The environment characteristic for this position is an office setting as well as warehouse environment. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business and warehouse environment.

','Engineering','United States-Florida-Miami','','Full-time','Exempt','Exempt','We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.','Director, Engineering

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