Supervisor, Propulsion Engineering

Cirrus Aircraft

Duluth, MN 55805

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


Duties and Responsibilities/Essential Functions

+ Interface with other aircraft disciplines, including structural and electrical disciplines, across the Cirrus Aircraft platform s .

+ Work with a multi-discipline team on propulsion system design development.

+ Identify, select, and coordinate with component and system suppliers

+ Active involvement in development and certification of powerplant systems under FAR Part 23, Part 25, or Part 33.

+ Research industry guidance documents for best practices, e.g. SAE, ASTM, RTCA.

+ Systems engineering technical process definition and execution.

+ Author, check and/or approve 3D models and drawings of propulsion systems in Creo.

+ Author, check and/or approve documents including test plans and reports, certification reports, and other engineering documents.

+ Perform trade studies involving weight, cost, reliability, and manufacturability.

+ Must have strong written and verbal communication skills on technical issues and have a high level of initiative to fill gaps when necessary.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Teams).


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering.

+ 10 years of experience in propulsion systems is desired.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

+ Action Oriented: Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

+ Collaborates: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

+ Drives Results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances.

+ Manages Ambiguity: Operates effectively even when things are uncertain or the way forward is not clear.

+ Develops Talent: Develops people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

+ Situational Adaptability: Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match shifting demands of different situations.

+ Resourcefulness: Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently

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 position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Work beyond 40 hours per week may be required.

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.

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