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Engineer, Landing Gear Systems

Honda North America
United States, North Carolina, Greensboro
March 21, 2024
Honda Aircraft Company

General Summary:
Design and Systems Engineer responsible for the conceptual design and production
engineering of Aircraft Landing Gear and Hydraulic Systems. The candidate will be responsible
for conceptual layout, detailed design and aircraft production & in-service design and
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Generates Engineering Models and Drawings utilizing CATIA Version 5.
2. Utilize novel approaches to solve complex and challenging problems.
3. Performs trade studies for Landing Gear and Hydraulic Systems to identify optimal
engineering solution.
4. Perform clean sheet component layouts for Landing Gear and Hydraulic Systems in support
of schematic architecture. Systems may range from conventional mechanisms to complex
control and monitoring systems.
5. Perform kinematic studies and system performance analysis for Landing Gear Systems.
6. Utilizes drafting and Geometrical Dimensioning & Tolerancing knowledge to optimize part
design for cost and functionality.
7. Collaborates with the Integrated Product Team to resolve cross functional issues.
8. Implements Industry best engineering practices (design for manufacturing, design for
reliability and design for maintainability).
9. Have the ability to understand and apply certification requirements.
10. Have the ability to generate Landing Gear and Hydraulic certification documents in support
of design and qualification requirements.
11. Implement design solutions optimized for cost and weight.
12. Manages task execution to ensure on-time and on-target completion.
13. Searches for problem root cause and develop corrective action plans and solutions.
14. Participates in design / development reviews with management and internal customers. The
candidate must have the ability to deliver technical presentations effectively to a diverse and
demanding audience.
15. Investigate and disposition production line build issues.


Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:
1. BS in Mechanical Engineering with 4-9 years directly related experience
a. OR MS / MBA with 2-7 years of experience
2. Some Travel will be required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Proficient in use of CATIA Version 5.
2. Advanced knowledge of drafting rules.
3. Advanced knowledge of Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
4. Proficient in Microsoft Office Products.
5. Functional knowledge of Team Center of similar Product Life Cycle tools
6. Familiar with FAR Part 23 or Part 25.
7. Functional knowledge of SAP.

Physical Requirements:
1. Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or
aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors.
2. Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or
stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
3. Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA,
OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).
4. Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
5. Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no
6. Effectively communicate in Business English language.
7. Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without
assistance, as required by job duties.
8. Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/people/items/equipment weighing up to 50lbs or
more during the work shift, with the use of Company provided "reach assistance technology"
or "movement assist technology" (fork-lifts, pallet jacks, pulleys, dolly's, robotics reach
equipment, people movers etc.), as required by job duties.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by people assigned to this
classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of
personnel so classified. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does
not constitute a contract between the incumbent and Honda Aircraft Company. (FLSA: Exempt) 01/07/13

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