Senior Design Engineer

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CIRCOR International, Inc
Corona, California
Feb 12, 2024
Mar 04, 2024
Engineering, Design
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Senior Design Engineer




DIRECT REPORTING: Sr. Engineering Manager

About CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense

CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluid and motion control products for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR products are flying on most commercial and military aircraft, including single and twin aisle air transport, business and regional jets, military transports and fighters, and commercial and military rotorcraft. Other markets include unmanned aircraft, shipboard applications, and military ground vehicles.

Business units are in Corona, California; Warren, Massachusetts; Hauppauge, New York; Paris, France; Uxbridge, UK; and Tangier, Morocco. Parent company CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is headquartered in Corona, California.


Position Summary

The Sr. Design Engineer supports the design effort of Fluid Controls and Actuation Products under Sr. Principal Engineer and/or Sr. Engineering Manager.

This position requires interactions with other engineering associates, suppliers, and applicable departmental assignees (production, sales, quality, program management, etc.) in Concurrent Engineering environment to develop producible and economical design solutions.

Hands-on participation in the test laboratory and related design validation, prototype development, as well as product preparation activities.

Principal Activities
  • Develops conceptual and detailed designs for Fluid Controls and Actuation Products.
  • Designs highly engineered complex/challenging products according to internal and external requirements using best engineering practices.
  • Supports technical decisions and direction for given project.
  • Provides technical support for legacy products.
  • Executes the work in accordance with good engineering practices to ensure a technically compliant and safe product that meets all applicable standards and statutory directives that apply to our industry and type of product.
  • Supports in the technical writing, development and execution of engineering documentation such as but not limited to Test Procedures and/or Test Reports.
  • Provides sales and commercial support appropriate at all stages of the product lifecycle.
  • Contributes to business improvement activities such as Kaizen events and Root Cause and Corrective Action activities.
  • Accountable for the development, analysis and test of assigned products/projects.
  • Supports production product troubleshooting, drawing updates and MRB activities.
  • Makes informed decisions on design with the use of scientific mathematical analysis.
  • Provides training and training material for engineering team.
  • Mentors others and supports growth of the engineering team.
  • Continuously improves technical know-how by reviewing technical publications, attending workshops, and participating in technical trainings.


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Proficient with SolidWorks(3D Modeling/Assembly & 2D Drawing), MathCAD, Simulink or Equivalent Engineering Software Tools.
  • Experience in the design and development of Hydraulic and/or pneumatic products.
  • Familiarity EPDM or other Product Data Management system
  • Commitment Driven - to meet or exceed agreed project timelines.
  • Proficient with Technical Writing.
  • Expert in conducting tolerance stack-ups.
  • Familiarity with DFMEA, VAVE, DFM, DVP&R, CM and Risk Assessment.
  • Expert in GD&T per ASME Y14.5.
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic component/system sizing experience required.
  • Basic stress and flow analysis (classical and/or advanced tools).
  • Experience with designing Hydraulic/Pneumatic test set-ups and test fixtures.
  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-810 & RTCA-DO-160(preferred).
  • Knowledge of aerospace materials (metals, plastics, elastomers), manufacturing processes & post processing.

Education & Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering, and 10(+) years of relevant experience.

PAY RANGE: $106k - $160k
Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities