The Interior Engineering Group Lead will lead a team of engineers in the design, development, and testing of unique interior-related engineering design solutions for various interior systems across all Textron Aviation aircraft.
The Group Lead is the focal point responsible for all technical aspects of an engineering project. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the creation and maintenance of all development, testing, and engineering drawing schedules, providing management with timely project status updates in regards to schedule performance and technical challenges, providing guidance to engineering team members to assist with identifying and implementing proper design solutions that meet customer needs and regulatory requirements, and ensuring that engineering team members have all the information and tools required to successfully complete daily tasks. The Group Lead will also be responsible for providing an environment which encourages innovation, creativity, individual responsibility, growth, and a spirit of teamwork.
- Develop and maintain project schedules that align design/development tasks with available resources
- Identify and communicate any technical or manpower risks to management as soon as possible
- Collaborate closely with Interior UM’s to capture all applicable regulatory requirements as to ensure that all new engineering designs meet or exceed those requirements
- Represent Interior Engineering at all Integrated Engineering Team meetings as required
- Schedule and conduct engineering design reviews on a regular basis, as agreed to by the project supervisor or manager, to ensure designs meet all applicable requirements prior to their release
- Support RAIL meetings with suppliers as required
- Develop near-term and long-term strategic plans to foster innovation in the areas of product development including design, test, and certification process execution
- Guide the engineering teams to reach solutions to complex technical issues. Must be able to understand complex technical issues as well as the work-scope and risks associated with different alternatives
- Develop own managerial skills through training and professional organizations where applicable
- Recognize team members who are capable of leadership roles (supervisory and technical) and develops these team members through appropriate training and coaching