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Hyundai America Technical Center Inc.
Date Posted Sep. 20, 2022 Job ID 5311268003
Job Description

Sr. Test & Evaluation Instrumentation and Calibration Labs Engineer

Irvine, California

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Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Test & Evaluation Instrumentation and Calibration Engineer is responsible for supporting the execution of all test programs (laboratory, ground, and flight), ensure logistics are coordinated for successful completion of testing. Will support process and procedure development for laboratory build-up and maintenance, supporting quality objectives, configuration control, and conformity requirements are met. This role will support lab, ground, and flight test requirements. This position will collaborate with the Test & Evaluation teams to develop processes around procurement and management of instrumentation and calibration test equipment.

What you can do:

  • Partner with vehicle engineering team (including ARs/DERs) to design and safely execute test procedures with respect to the Rotor Test Stand and Truck Mounted Test asset
  • Collaborate with the engineering team/ARs/DERs to define test requirements to support aircraft development and certification
  • Establish and maintain configuration management and conformity of the lab and test asset
  • Work closely with facilities team to ensure a timely and accurate lab build
  • Work closely with T&E Ground Operations to ensure safe Test conduct in alignment with site requirement and to ensure equipment maintenance schedules are established and followed
  • Support lab and test asset readiness to support the project test campaign
  • Additional tasks as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • B.S. in Aerospace/Aeronautical, Mechanical, Systems, or Industrial Engineering or other related fields
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of experience in aerospace engineering or similar engineering field
  • Proven experience in electrical/mechanical laboratory testing
  • Proven experience in developmental, verification, and certification testing
  • Experience in managing complex projects across multi-discipline teams
  • Experience with formal verification procedures
  • Familiarity with DO-178B/C, DO-160, DO-254, ARP 4754A, ARP 4761
  • Critical thinker, adept at relationship building and leading through influence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow-up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Experience with DOORS or other requirements management tools
  • Working knowledge of various transducer types and associated calibration methods
  • Working knowledge of strain gauge selection criteria, various materials and measurement types, installation methods and installation inspection
  • Working knowledge of development of calibration fixtures for instrumented parts and various measurement types

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Master's Degree in a relevant field preferred

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: ta-support@supernal.aero

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

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