Zodiac Aerospace Electrical Engineer in SANTA MARIA, California

Zodiac Aerospace is a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial, regional and business aircraft and for helicopters and spacecraft. It develops and manufactures state-of-the-art solutions to improve comfort and facilities on board aircraft and high-technology systems to increase aircraft performance and flight safety. Zodiac Aerospace, a Safran* company since February 2018, has 32,500 employees worldwide and generated revenue of 5.1billion euros for its fiscal year ended August 31, 2017. Zodiac Aerospace is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange.

  • Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with nearly 58,000 employees and sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

For more information: www.safran-group.com at http://www.safran-group.com/ and www.zodiacaerospace.com at http://www.zodiacaerospace.com/ / Follow @Safran and @ZodiacAerospace on Twitter

Job Summary:

An Electrical Design Engineer 1 shall be responsible for producing aircraft interior systems designs, drawings, and reports for production and certification. This should be completed on time, while optimizing cost, weight, function, and manufacturability. Works under the guidance of the Lead Electrical Engineer.

Summary of Duties:

  • Use Company specifications, customer specifications, engineering drawings, and basic aircraft wiring design and practice while designing aircraft interior wiring systems

  • Prepare wiring diagrams, harness assemblies, and electrical drawing packages using 2D and basic 3D modeling; while meeting drawing release dates.

  • Create acceptance testing. Write test plans, reports and analysis such as electrical load analysis, electromagnetic interference test plans, reports and passenger address system substantiations.

  • Prepare engineering change notices (ECNs) as required to support manufacturing.

  • Develop quality designs, evaluating cost, safety, and manufacturing within the time constraints of a project.

  • Prepare drawings, reports, and other engineering data required for production, testing, and qualification of designed equipment.

  • Act as shop liaison during initial production units to solve engineering problems encountered in production and support production personnel with manufacturing electrical design.

  • Coordinate with Supply Chain to examine suppliers’ lead times, cost, and availability for electrical components and parts.

  • Apply knowledge of electrical engineering, especially power systems, and airworthiness requirements for passenger aircraft interiors.


Education: BS Engineering/Science in Electrical Engineering is preferred or 2-Yr Technical degree and 1 Yr experience in field

Experience: 1-3 years engineering experience. Detailed oriented and accurate; Basic understanding of FAA regulations and OEM requirements is a plus; Identify problems and seek solutions.

Computer Skill: MS Office Suiteâ, MS Windowsâ. CATIA V5, SmarTeam are preferred. AutoCAD is useful.

To apply:

Please visit http://www.zodiacaerospace.com/en/candidates and click on the "Our Open Positions" or search for "Santa Maria" within the Zodiac Aerospace career website.

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job, rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

Zodiac Aerospace | Cabin & Structures is an “at-will” employer, which means that employment is at the mutual consent of both the employee and the employer, and may be terminated at will, for any reason, with or without cause at any time during your employment with the Company. No one other than the President of the Company can enter into an agreement of employment for a specified period of time or make any agreement or representation contrary to this policy. Further, any such agreement must be in writing and signed by the President of the Company.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.