Belcan Lead Design Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Lead Design Engineer

Job Number: 287815

Category: Mechanical

Description: A Lead Ejection Seat Design Engineer job in Colorado Springs, CO is currently available through Belcan with one of our top Aerospace customers. In this role, you will be responsible for leading other engineers in supporting the design, development, and testing of our client’s state-of-the-art ACES 5 ejection seat components and subsystems. To be considered for this role, you will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Metallurgical Engineering, a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and 10 years of aerospace engineering experience. Some travel is required. Due to the work performed, U.S. Citizenship or Green Card is required.

Lead Ejection Seat Design Engineer Job duties:

• Responsible for being the technical leader for medium and large ejection seat design projects.

• Conduct requirements analysis and layout technical/design plans for the development effort as well as develop the requirement compliance plan.

• Interacts with Business Development department to ensure customer satisfaction and gamer program wins.

• Successfully execute on design/development tasks required to develop and qualify aircraft ejection seats.

• Work as part of a cohesive team testing ejection seats with state of the art anthropometric manikins (similar to automotive industry manikins) at ejection velocities from zero airspeed to beyond the speed of sound (800+ MPH groundspeed)


• Minimum of 10 years of aerospace engineering experience.

• Minimum of five years in a lead engineering role including experience leading product development projects through SRRs, PDRs, TRR, and PRRs.

• Minimum of five years of experience working in an Integrated Product Development Team (IPDT) environment.

• 3D CAD experience with high end CAD software (i.e. NX, Catia).

• Experience presenting design solutions to internal and external customers.

• Direct experience with manufacturing process.

If you are interested in this Lead Ejection Seat Design Engineer job in Colorado Springs, CO, please apply via the “apply now” link provided.

Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services—from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

Location: Colorado Springs , CO

Minimum Experience (yrs): 10

Required Education: Bachelor (BA, BS...)


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