Flight Control Law Team Leader - AS8175

Industry: Aerospace
Work location: Nagoya, Japan; international travel
Job description: 
The primary role of this position is to lead activities of the flight control law team. The main scope is to manage the team with specialized technical background and knowledge regarding control laws design, verification, and certification. This engineer is expected to provide innovative ideas and hands-on assistance with aircraft development, and be able to adapt successfully to changing situations and environments. This will include some technical work, such as documentation verification, internal coordination of regulatory aspects of engineering, tools, pilot simulations and flight tests, and validation and verification. This will also include interfacing with all other aircraft functions and engineering teams to coordinate and obtain the approval of any task assigned contributing to aircraft design and certification.
Manage the flight control law team to develop and finalize aircraft design, focusing primarily on control laws design, evaluation, verification, and optimization, including the planning, management, and control of related activities regarding:
• Control law design
• Desktop simulations
• Manned simulations
• Flight tests
• Validations and verifications
• Problem report resolution, including interactions with the pilot community
• Support for tools, methods, and analyses environment development
• Integration activities with other areas of the organization including flight control systems, aeroelastics, and loads
• Preparation of documentation to support certification, and if requested, coordination with authorities (JCAB, EASA, FAA)

All tasks required to perform the above activities are considered within the work scope: reviewing related documents; technical calculations; interface discussions with the team members and all other stakeholders including systems, structures, manufacturing, customer support, and partners.
• Provide expertise to assist in resolving control law issues identified during any desktop analysis, piloted simulation, rig testing, or flight testing
• Further support auto-land and auto-pilot systems, and activities related to other derivative aircraft may be added to the work scope, as required

Employment status: Direct
Date posted: 2019 May 20