Morson Canada is hiring!
Design Approval Organization (DAO) Manager
British Columbia location
$120K-$130 based on experience
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The Design Approval Organization (DAO) Manager is accountable for leading a team of Avionics and Structural design engineers that implement technical projects relating to aircraft Supplemental Type Certification and aircraft systems integration, ensuring high quality of design activity is conducted in accordance with company and regulatory standards on-time and on budget.
The Design Approval Organization (DAO) Manager is responsible for:
Manage project engineer team, drive efficiencies, and productivity within the company DAO.
Drive project schedules and ensure project engineers are engaged, focused, and remain on task.
Manage, prioritize and when required conduct aircraft level design and airworthiness activities as well as all appliance level airworthiness activities.
Oversee and contribute to the preparation of all necessary documentation, such as specifications, drawings, functional tests, and reports.
Oversee the Project Management of STC’s, TSO’s, airworthiness and aircraft level activities.
Ensure all Tier II support for aircraft level activities are coordinated and responses are provided in a timely manner.
Provide technical and resource support to other engineering teams to achieve project objectives.
Work in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to deliver technical solutions on schedule and on budget.
Manage project plans, resource loading and scheduling within the DAO.
Act as the primary liaison between the Sales team and the DAO as required, ensure Sales and customer expectations are managed.
Ensure adherence to engineering best practices and own engineering processes and standards as they apply to the DAO.
A highly motivated self-starter with proven leadership, motivation, and mentoring skills
Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
An innate ability to anticipate the impact of various solutions to technical problems
Strong conflict management and negotiating skills
Superior analytical, evaluation, and problem-solving abilities
Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, highly dynamic, and high-volume environment
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Engineering Degree (preferred) from an accredited University (Aerospace, Software, Electrical or Mechanical)
5+ years of management experience in an avionics system design, integration, and installation environment
Strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate effectively with interdisciplinary project teams
Demonstrated technical and creative problem-solving skills
Must be capable of complete design documentation and assistance in certification efforts, as required
Professional Engineer Designation
Demonstrated knowledge of project and product lifecycle
Current standing or eligibility for Transport Canada delegation under our Design Approval Organization