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Project Engineer, Propulsion and Fluid Controls

203141 Requisition #

Moog Inc. was founded in 1951 when Bill Moog had one product and a vision of company culture so strong that it became the foundation of the company that we are today. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our engineers to collaborate and produce cutting edge technology, as well as aiding our business in the ability to share goals and achieve them together. Our lines of precision fluid and motion control technology can be seen at the forefront of military and commercial aircraft markets, space exploration, national defense, and oil and gas markets to name a few. 

Our Space and Defense group in East Aurora, NY is hiring for a Project Engineer, Propulsion and Fluid Control. 

Moog Space and Defense Group is seeing sustainable growth across many of our business sectors.  This growth is driving our demand for Project Engineers to lead our technical teams in the design, development and verification of new and improved products to both meet our customers’ challenging requirements, and to maintain our reputation as trusted leaders in our industries.  Products that we are developing include fluid control devices for defensive missile and spacecraft control thrusters, launch vehicle engines, and manned space environmental control and life support systems. 

The engineers in the propulsion and fluid controls team are passionate about space exploration, and the defense of our nation, and are excited to be working in this market.  They think rocket propulsion and advanced fluid control are cool (or hot depending on the application).  They are always thinking of ways to solve our customer’s tough technical, schedule and cost problems.  If you see the world the same way, please consider joining our team! 

The Project Engineer is a primary motivator and contributor to the analysis, conceptual design, development, and testing of complex control hardware used on military, commercial and NASA vehicles and equipment. 

As a Project Engineer in the Propulsion and Fluid Controls Group, you can expect to…

  • Develop, delineate and implement new requirements on assigned products through consulting with customers and sales personnel, other engineers and technicians, and suppliers.
  • Establish, monitor and report on engineering project budgets and schedules.
  • Validate conceptual problem solutions and development hardware by performing trade studies and analyses and defining and coordinating tests.
  • Prepare successful proposal designs and cost estimates and shoulder the responsibility for writing proposal technical volumes.
  • Operate as a key element in a team of creative, independent individuals.
  • Represent Moog in a manner consistent with its technical reputation, core values, and culture.
  • Create reliable designs through comprehensive development and qualification test campaigns, and configuration and process control.
  • Develop and maintain configurations, designs, analyses, and test plans, procedures and results with accurate documentation and concise reports.
  • Consult on new product and market development efforts.
  • Assist in interviewing, training, and mentoring junior engineers and technicians.
  • Ensure the success of programs transitioning from development, into production.
  • Identify and solve technical and product-related issues thru the use of structured problem-solving techniques, and cross-functional teams
  • Travel to with customers, suppliers, and other Moog sites / facilities to aid in problem resolution and support. Estimate 2-4 business trips per year.

    A successful candidate will…
  • Have earned a BS Engineering Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with 6 years of relevant experience or a MS Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with 3 years of relevant experience or a BSME and MBA with 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrate understanding achieved through experience, and fulfill the demands of the design, analysis, development and production of new complex electromechanical products.
  • Have strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, and have self-starting tendencies.
  • Think outside of the box and be able to understand problems from multiple perspectives and thru others.
  • Be willing to adapt to change with respect to innovation, continuous improvement, and business need.
  • Maintain a sense of urgency in addressing problems and program needs.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

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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