221820 Requisition #

Moog Space and Defense Group  is seeking a highly motivated individual to drive technical projects and develop new electromechanical systems.  This is a cross-functional role that requires coordination between many different groups within and outside of Moog. You will drive the development and deployment of new technical projects within existing product lines, while also managing the product lines as needed. 

You will drive technical projects and improvements from concept through design, install, integration, qualification, and handover to production. You will use your technical engineering background to understand the construction requirements, equipment, process, quality and product requirements; technical risks; and strategy for deployment. You will communicate and present project status, highlight schedule risk, and develop recovery plans in the event of a project slip.

Here is what to expect:

  • Drive technical projects from concept through handover to production, acting as single point of contact across multiple teams as necessary with a main operations focus

  • Define program plans, outlining strategy, scope, schedule, resource requirements, and cost targets. Work with various engineering functions and cross-functional teams to drive the program towards the plan.

  • Define and drive tasks to be performed by the cross-functional team.

  • Prioritize team project work based on schedule, risk, resources, and payback.

  • Track status of projects and action items against the schedule.

  • Identify creative ways to overcome obstacles and meet the schedule despite setbacks.

  • Contribute to the development of new product requirements through consulting with customers and sales personnel.

  • Validate conceptual problem solutions by performing trade studies and analyses.

  • Create reliable designs through a comprehensive experimental development test program.

  • Document designs, analyses, and test results with accurate and concise reports.

  • Drive review, selection, budget and schedule of external vendors and integrators for delivery of selected projects

  • Operate as a key element in a team of creative, independent individuals.

  • Represent Moog in a manner consistent with its technical reputation.

  • Be a key contributor to the preparation of successful proposal designs, cost estimates, and technical volume write ups.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an MS Degree, preferably in Mechanical, Aeronautical or Electrical Engineering plus three years of design/development engineering experience. As an alternative, the candidate could have a PhD, or a Bachelor’s Degree plus six years of design/development engineering experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in the management of engineering projects (space products preferred)

  • Demonstrated experience creating, maintaining and communicating schedules

  • This position will require access to US Export Controlled Information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AutoCAD, NX, or other 2D/3D design tools is a plus.

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and manage large teams across disciplines ranging from controls, process engineering, equipment engineering, and quality.

  • Proven ability to operate under pressure while managing multiple priorities simultaneously.

What’s in it for you? 

  • Flexible Planned Vacation

  • Outstanding Health Benefits

  • Generous 401K company contribution and match


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About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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