Design Engineer in Warren, RI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/1/2022

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Design Engineer

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Magnetic Seal has an opportunity for a Design Engineer to join our team!  This will be onsite at our Warren, Rhode Island facility.

Magnetic Seal, LLC a division of Ducommun is an award winning company serving the aerospace industry as the partner of choice for high quality, value engineered seal solutions that consistently meet or exceed our customers’ quality and delivery expectations. MagSeal builds relationships based on cooperation, respect, and fairness. We value integrity and are committed to excellence in everything we do so that we may all have shared success. Through our combined knowledge, experience, and expertise we design, prototype, and manufacture quality seal solutions for our partners to enhance the integrity, quality, maintenance, and safety of the aircraft required to meet the civil and military aviation needs of our country and the world.

The Design Engineer is responsible for the execution of all facets of design engineering projects in support of Magnetic Seal throughout the product lifecycle.  From concept design through production, the Design Engineer works collaboratively with all business functions to ensure a successful product launch to meet our customer’s demanding sealing needs.

This key project owner will manage all daily tasks within the engineering services through the assigned Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and technical support resources, which range from customer product inquiries, which initiate the product development process to any existing legacy application issues from our installed customer base.  This role will also personally own and manage assigned key initiatives within the business operations by supporting various functions with product material inquires, manufacturing challenges, quality processes, and evolving supply chain developments. 

Essential Functions:
- Responsible for the design, development, implementation and analysis of mechanical rotary face seals primarily used in the secondary power systems for the aerospace industry and other adjacent markets.
- Responsible for 3D modeling, drawing creation, reverse engineering, and component selection.
- Provides engineering, manufacturing and project management support.
- Evaluates our products, parts, procedures and processes for affectivity and reliability.
- Develops and executes test plans as required, including test rig design, operation and data collection as necessary.
- Prepares data-driven engineering reports for internal and external customers as needed.
- Researches and analyzes customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
- Interacts with other departments, customers and suppliers as required.
- Candidate follows in house engineering processes and will assist in the creation and improvement of companywide process documentation.
- Recommend & implement process and product changes in support of internal & external customer(s)
- Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and conduct that conforms to MagSeal’s CLEAR Values and culture by demonstrating the “Expectations of a MagSeal Team Member.”
- Possess high self-motivation, persistent drive and takes the initiative to realize goals and objectives.
- Excellent verbal and written communication to build loyal relationships both internally and externally with professional presentation & training competency.
- Computer skills to include all Microsoft office applications, engineering CAD (Solid-works), FEA/FEMA, project/time management software such as Outlook for effective time management.
- Position will offer unique and complex engineering challenges that require persistence, original thinking and a positive attitude.

Skills & Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent.
- Three to eight years’ relevant experience in a related field, which is directly applicable to the field of mechanical seals, is required.
- Experienced in 3D modeling and conducting FEA using SolidWorks or an equivalent system, is highly desirable.
- Experience in the testing of mechanical rotary face seals or other mechanical equipment is highly desirable.
- Familiar with a variety of sealing concepts, practices, and procedures.
- General knowledge or working experience of gearboxes, transmissions and accessories is desirable.
- Knowledge of AS9100 and ITAR regulations preferred.
- Must be a US citizen or a US permanent resident.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


365 Market Street
Warren, Rhode Island, 02885
United States

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