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Associate Principal Engineer

203521 Requisition #

Moog’s place as a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision motion control technology is a clear reason to come work for us, however it’s our culture and values that really set us apart, for our employees and our customers. 

Moog Space and Defense Group is looking for an Associate Principal Engineer to serve as the senior technical representative with Moog’s New Space customers and drive the team to the technical, schedule and cost objectives for the program.  You will perform the necessary analysis, conceptual design, development, and testing of complex control hardware used on aerospace applications. 

Why Moog?

  • Moog New Space produces spaceflight and military hardware solutions, integrating vehicle design, component design and engineering services for aerospace, scientific, commercial and military customers on four continents.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset taking on a variety of roles and tasks to help our New Space business grow.
  • Working on new and emerging launch vehicles, spacecraft, and in-space vehicles in development.

Day- to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects through ownership of milestone deliverables.
  • Drive the project team to meet specified schedules.
  • Oversight on systems level design and execution for actuation, controller, and battery solutions.
  • Validate conceptual problem solutions by performing trade studies and analyses.
  • Contribute to the development of new product requirements through consulting with customers and sales personnel.
  • Create reliable designs through a comprehensive experimental development test program.

Here are the skills you’ll bring with you…

  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and a minimum of six years of engineering experience; or a MS Degree in Engineering plus three years of engineering experience.
  • Self-starting instincts and strong analytical skills.
  • Seasoned knowledge of electrical and mechanical hardware designs.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with other Engineers, Production Staff, and Management.

The role of an Associate Principal Engineer is a challenging position for someone keen to coordinating the work of drafters, technicians, design analysts and manufacturing engineers representing Moog in a manner consistent with its technical reputation.  If you’re looking for an opportunity to operate as a key element in a team of creative, independent individuals, then this is the right time to consider Moog. 

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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 12,000 strong.


Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. 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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