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Designer- Avionics and Electrical Jobs in McKinney, TX at Cirrus Design Corporation

Title: Designer- Avionics and Electrical

Company: Cirrus Design Corporation

Location: McKinney, TX

Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at
Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.
Job Summary:
An engineering Designer is responsible for developing composite and metallic airframe, systems, and electrical designs and layouts. In this role, you will create models and detailed production drawings of components and assemblies using Creo Parametric.
Supervisory Responsibility:
Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

Work directly with Engineering to complete new designs and modifications, incorporate engineering change orders and release detailed drawing packages
Create and revise solid models and detailed drawings of complex components and assemblies using Creo Parametric
Manage, promote and release engineering data using Windchill PDMLink

Education and/or Experience:

Associate’s Degree or comparable work experience
At least two years’ experience using Creo Parametric; experience using Creo Cabling may be beneficial
Experience using Windchill PDMLink
Experience creating detailed design drawings of airframe structures, propulsion components and system components preferred
Strong understanding of top-down modeling principles and practices
Proficiency in geometric dimensioning and tolerance
Ability to work effectively with others in a cross functional organization
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills

Demonstrated Proficiencies/Skills/Abilities:

Technical skills: provides accurate, neat, and thorough work; pursues training and professional development; and strives to continuously build knowledge & skills and share expertise with others.
Continuous Improvement: Generates and uses creative ideas to improve processes and services; adapts to change, works in an organized manner, uses time efficiently; and displays a positive outlook.
Dependability/Initiative: Assumes ownership of actions; follows instructions, offers ideas, and follows through on commitments; volunteers readily and offers to help and assist when work is complete; and commits to additional hours when necessary.
Attendance: Punctual; observes appropriate break and meal periods; acceptable attendance record.
Organizational Support: Supports organizational goals, objectives, & values; adheres to all company policies & procedures; observes safety & security procedures.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime hours may be required.
This opportunity is located in Duluth, Minnesota. As the home to our corporate headquarters, Duluth is a four-season city on the western tip of Lake Superior and was voted “Best Town” by Outside Magazine. The splendor of the largest freshwater lake in the world offers a multitude of outdoor activities for adventure or rejuvenation. The North Shore lifestyle is known its year-round activities, including bicycle and snowmobile trails, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, golfing, sailing and skiing. And as a top employer in the area, Cirrus Aircraft was recently named “Best Overall Large Company to Work for in the Northland” and “Best Workplace Culture” by the Duluth News Tribune readers.
Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.