Our client currently has an exciting Senior / Lead Engineer opportunity available in Hauppauge, NY. We look forward to representing you and â€œinvesting in your careerâ€! Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer. *Our client will not provide work sponsorship. Therefore, only local area candidates and those authorized to work in the United States will be considered* Senior Project Engineer 7 + years of experience â€“ (Permanent position Starting Salary up to $100,000) or (Contract position $35 - $45 per hr) Depending on Experience : Our client is a manufacturing company servicing the aerospace industry and is headquartered in Hauppauge, NY. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND COMPETENCIES: â€¢ Should have valve design experience (7+ yrs) â€¢ Aerospace industry experience desired â€¢ Must have a Mechanical Engineering background â€¢ Mechanical Engineering degree â€¢ Primary focus: valve design experience / pneumatics experience â€¢ Highly creative Engineer - Manufacturing design experience â€¢ Must understand the designing of machinery (or ideally worked with valves) â€¢ This person will likely come from an industrial manufacturing environment(s) that dealt with machining, valves, etc. â€¢ Solenoid design experience is a plus PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: â€¢ Provide detail design and drafting support for project teams â€¢ Perform drawing checking including tolerance stack up analysis â€¢ Provide companywide CADD administrative and maintenance tasks â€¢ Provide fixture and tooling design support for engineering testing â€¢ Provide coordination for outsourcing engineering workload ACCOUNTABILITIES: â€¢ Is measured for group design project completeness, accuracy, and timeliness â€¢ Is measured for group ability for multi-tasking and prioritization â€¢ Effectiveness of materials, hardware, software, engineering process, and resources in meeting design intent, department needs and customer requirements Core Competencies: â€¢ Thorough knowledge of aerospace industry accepted design, analysis, validation techniques, and methodologies â€¢ Thorough understanding of hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical controls such as actuators, manual, solenoid operated and motorized valves â€¢ Must have effective communication, organization, problem solving, interpersonal and team building skills and able to manage multiple projects in a rapidly changing environment â€¢ Must have strong math, analytical, statistics, and computer skills (MS Office, MS Project, CAD CATIA V5, NASTRAN, and EASY 5) â€¢ Must be able to perform basic mechanical analyses such as stress, heat transfer, and dynamics using conventional hand calculations and FEA software â€¢ Must have experience working in a Lean environment and is capable to lead and complete process improvement projects. Personal Characteristics: â€¢ High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with normal activities. â€¢ Demonstrated ability to influence others and impact change. â€¢ Well organized. â€¢ Participative management style â€“ advocates team concept. â€¢ Well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to get along well with diverse personalities â€“ tactful â€“ mature â€“ flexible. â€¢ Ability to establish credibility and be decisive â€“ but able to recognize and support the organizationâ€™s preferences and priorities. â€¢ Results- and profit-oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations. â€¢ Creative and share best practices with others â€¢ Effective communication, interpersonal and team building skills and able to manage multiple projects in a rapidly changing environment â€¢ Quick learner and drive for continuous improvement â€¢ Customer focus and willingness to help other team members â€¢ Willingness to coach and mentor other engineers OTHER â€¢ US Persons Only (US citizens, lawful permanent residents, refugee or asylee â€“ all require proper identification and documentation). â€¢ Approximately 20% travel required. â€¢ Physical and Environmental Requirements: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. â€¢ Work environment includes front-office and manufacturing. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. â€¢ Pre-Employment Verifications: Must pass background and reference checks, drug screen, and physical examination prior to employment. â€¢ We are an E-Verify participant. To Apply: For immediate consideration, pleae send a word version of your resume (along with salary history) to [email protected] and type â€œProject Engineerâ€ in the subject line.