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Woodward Governor Company


Woodward Governor Company - Duarte, CA


Position Purpose:

Senior level designer. Works with some latitude and minimal supervision, performs diverse and intermediate level design assignments. Typically works in an NPI environment, although assignments to IR&D may occur, where creative mechanization of design concepts are turned into new product/tooling. Designs could be done also on a more complex level - not only designing LRUs but also working on complete systems with all elements of the life cycle process in accordance with the PLC process.

Essential Functions:

Ability to understand andapplyGeometric Dimension & Tolerancing or International equivalent at anexpert level.

Must 3D model at an expert level, complex housings in 5 axes with several discreet functions.

Must be able to performadvanced level linearand radial stackup studies.

Advanced understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes and how to optimize designs based on competing inputs relating to each to achieve the best possible design for the enterprise.

Designs may be one on a more complex level - not only designing LRUs but also working on complete systems with all elements of the life cycle process in accordance with the PLC process.

Must be able to understand technical influences on the design(s), knowing the right questions to ask.

Ability to support critical customer design reviews.

An understanding of fundamental engineering principles (heat transfer, fluid mechanics, materials).

Other Functions:

May sit on and represent Woodward on industry standard committees related to design and drafting.

May check, mentor and direct drafters and designers in proper techniques and application of GD&T.

May have industry standard professional designations related to design/drafting issues and initiatives.

May support a Material Review Board (MRB) member in dispositions of non-compliant material.

Materials and Equipment Used:

PC and related equipment.

Working Environment / Physical Activities:

Work is generally performed in a normal office environment; however, the job may take the member into various areas of the plant where there is possible exposure to noise, chemical solutions, dust and temperatures above 80 degrees F.

Some travel may be required. ','!*!Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

ExpertCAD skills in one or more CAD softwaresandcomputer skills including ERP systems. May have ability to do low level FEAusing CAD tools.

Demonstrated commitment to quality and professionalism. Ability to identify continuous improvement activities to improve efficiencies or work. May own a greenbelt designation or equivalent experience with quality management systems.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization and customers.Good English communication skills for non-native English staff.

The ability to process multiple types of information and/or perform multiple tasks simultaneously with competing priorities. Practices effective time management. Excellen torganization, prioritization and planning skills, not only for self but for those supported by this position.

The ability to interact cooperatively and collaboratively with others as a team. he ability to reinforce positive teamwork.

The ability to define, diagnose, and resolve problems with a significantorganizational impact. Must also have the ability to make decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with limited information and under tight deadlines and pressure.

The ability tomentor and provide assistance tolower level drafters/designers and engineers.

The ability and willingness to take independent action and complete assignments withlittle to noinstruction. This includes the ability and willingness to recognize assignments or tasks that need to be completed, anticipate the needs of those this position supports, seek out additional assignments, and to help others.

Education or Formal Training:

2 year technical degree or certificate required.

Bachelors degree or International equivalent in technical field preferred.

Experience Required:

At least 7 years of designer experience or combination of Bachelors degree or International equivalent and experience required.


Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines, compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The company’s innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans

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84 days 17 hours ago

Woodward Governor Company


SENIOR DESIGNER MECHANICAL Woodward Governor Company - Duarte, CA, United States


Location: Duarte, CA

Company Profile:
Woodward delivers lasting contributions to energy control, always innovating for a better future. Woodward integrates leading-edge technologies into fuel, combustion, fluid, actuation, and electronic control systems for the aerospace and energy markets. Our growth is driven by the increasing demand for fuel-efficient, low-emission, and high-performance energy management. We have a clear vision and follow carefully planned long-term strategies. With multiple locations in fourteen countries, Woodward can respond quickly with solutions tailored to the local demands of our customers.