Senior Systems & Controls Engineer in Parsippany at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 11/24/2021

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Join the WRIGHT Team!

Curtiss-Wright Actuation Division designs, manufactures and supports electro-mechanical actuation products and systems for use in demanding applications in Aerospace, Defense and Industrial Automation markets. Our market leading solutions help improve the reliability, efficiency and performance of our customers' operations and platforms, as well as reducing their environmental impact with energy efficient electro-mechanical designs and technology. For the Aerospace market, we supply actuation systems for flight control, landing gear, utility and other applications on both commercial and military aircraft.

In Ground & Naval Defense markets, we support a wide array of applications ranging from door assist, ramp and hatch actuation, weapons handling systems, radar and launch platform actuation, and robotic (AUV/ROV) actuation.

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Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

The Opportunity | Senior Systems & Controls Engineer

Develop mechanical and electro-mechanical actuation design solutions for aerospace and defense related projects that meet or exceed performance and cost targets, on a compressed time schedule. Coordinate work with team members from other disciplines, including electrical and mechanical designers, software engineers, test engineers, project engineers and managers. Perform control system design, select system component elements and perform system simulation modeling to predict integrated system response dynamics. Develop system architectures for integrated actuation sub-systems, and generate associated schematics, diagrams and descriptions to support contracted programs and new business proposals. Effectively communicate with Integrated Product Team members and customers, Program Managers, Manufacturing Engineers and production personnel.

Location: Parspianny, NJ or Charlotte NC or Shelby NC

Your Challenge:

  • Preparing and implementing design/development plans for new and existing products
  • Complete product design and development in technical compliance, on time, on or ahead of budget
  • Provide timely technical and cost data for proposals and customer presentations
  • Accurate and timely reporting of project status and non-compliances
  • Effective management and control of design configurations
  • Lead technological advancements through IR&D projects
  • Identifying risks and taking appropriate action to manage and/or resolve them
  • Ensuring adherence to regulatory and export requirements
  • Able to effectively manage interpersonal issues with staff
  • Assist with preparing bids and respond to customer proposals
  • Drive cost effective designs (DTC)

Your Expertise:

  • BS degree/diploma in Engineering, Advanced degree preferred
  • 5-10 years engineering experience with Electro-Mechanical control and system integration
  • Knowledge of actuation devices/components such as brushless DC motors and drives, sensors, analog and digital electronics; knowledge of their integration within subsystems
  • Experience and demonstrated capabilities in the following areas:
    • Developing, validating and documenting Matlab/Simulink system simulation models
    • Performing control system analysis to achieve desired system response dynamics
    • Developing actuation subsystem architectures by interpreting higher level system performance and safety requirements
    • Interpreting system level requirements and translating into component level requirements
    • Integrating mechanical, electronic and software elements to achieve overall system performance
    • Aircraft flight control and utility actuation systems, aerospace industry and military standards, customers, and requirements
    • Analog and Digital control systems analysis, design and implementation within EMA systems
    • Plan tests and analyze test data to validate component and system performance parameters
  • Customer interfacing experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and reporting skills
  • Technical innovation to help shape the future for CW and the market
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Goal-oriented with the capability to meet dynamic deadlines
  • Self-directed, self-motivated and ability to overcome obstacles to get results
  • US Citizen

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.