JOB ID: 3187682

LEAD ENGINEER – AEROSPACE | NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Industry: Manufacturing & Production Job Category: Engineering – Aeronautic / Avionic Engineering

[Full-Time Onsite with Paid Relocation]

Our Award-Winning Client, a nationally recognized leader in the aerospace industry, is actively seeking a Lead Engineer for New Product Development. Join a company that has received numerous accolades for its commitment to excellence.

Bonus Opportunity

About Our Award-Winning Client: Our client is a global leader and distinguished innovator in the aerospace sector, specializing in Hydraulic Systems, Fuel and Inerting Systems, Motion Control, and Engine Solutions. They have garnered acclaim for designing, manufacturing, and integrating cutting-edge products and technologies, setting industry standards for engineering excellence.

Position Overview: As a Lead Engineer for New Product Development, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive applications, design, analysis, and process development. This role demands high-level technical expertise, leadership, and adaptability to meet internal and external customer demands.


  • Provide technical design, analysis, and guidance for new product development and improvements.
  • Lead efforts to address challenges related to product design, inspection, manufacturing, and testing.
  • Collaborate with Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to design, analyze, and implement product designs across the entire product lifecycle.
  • Plan, organize, control, and lead multiple simultaneous projects, ensuring adherence to project budgets and schedules.
  • Act as the primary technical contact for cross-functional teams, liaising between Engineering and internal/external customers.
  • Create and interpret project schedules, communicate changes and status to Engineering Leadership and IPT(s).
  • Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and coaching to co-workers, ensuring standardization of design and adherence to engineering processes.
  • Participate in resolving program change of scope issues with Project Engineering and Program Management.
  • Lead and participate in cross-functional Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) investigations.
  • Participate in studies and improvement initiatives for cost reduction and first-time yield.
  • Interpret engineering documents and coordinate the creation and update of engineering documents.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum five (5) years of Mechanical and Project Engineering experience, including 3D CAD software in an aerospace environment.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience implementing hydraulic product design and testing in a plant environment.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accreditation from ABET for mechanical or aerospace engineering.
  • Experience with Pro/Engineer, Enovia PLM, or similar 3D design and lifecycle management software.
  • Knowledge of Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) principles and tolerance stack-up analyses.
  • Experience in structural and/or performance analysis.
  • Familiarity with Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Design for Manufacturability (dfM), FMEA, DOE, and RCCA principles.

Additional Information:

  • Full-time position with comprehensive benefits.
  • No relocation assistance available; candidates within 50 miles of Los Angeles, CA facility considered.
  • Occasional travel required.

Note: Resumes will be maintained in strict confidentiality until such time as we engage in a detailed discussion regarding a specific opportunity, and both parties mutually agree to proceed. We consistently receive new opportunities every day. Should your professional background closely align with the specific requirements of our client, we will promptly reach out to you to initiate further exploration of potential opportunities.

US Citizenship or Green Card Holders only apply.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Los Angeles
State: California

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