Project Engineer II

Job ID: 1861256

Fort Worth (USA)

As an international brand company with German roots, we at RECARO pursue the vision of improving the performance of people in motion like no other. In keeping with our tradition, Safety, Quality, and Ingenious Design are at the core of all that we do. This allows us to exceed the expectations of our customers every day and make performance something you can feel: Feel Performance.

In addition to RECARO Holding and RECARO Child Safety, our corporate group also includes RECARO Aircraft Seating headquartered in Schwäbisch Hall. We develop, produce, and market innovative seats for economy and business class, which meet the highest standards when it comes to comfort, lightweight construction, and design. As an internationally renowned brand, we are one of the world’s three largest suppliers of aircraft seats with our premium products. To enhance our team, we are looking to fill the following position at our site in Fort Worth at the earliest possible date:

Project Engineer II


Responsible for coordination of all technical activities on assigned projects. Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates assigned engineering work; monitors work for compliance to applicable FAA/EASA regulations, customer requirements, accepted engineering practices, as well as RECARO standards; ensures effective communication and coordination on assigned projects between all disciplines and all other project participants. Responsible and accountable to ensure that all assigned personnel are coordinating their activities with other project participants and that the requirements of the Contract are being satisfied. On a large project the Project Manager may delegate certain project management responsibilities to the Project Engineer, including day-to-day interaction with the Client’s designated representative as well as coordination of all internal activities.


  • Coordinates all aspects of the design and certification of aircraft seats. This includes the coordination of designers, design engineers, electrical engineers, certification engineers and product support personnel. 
  • Plans, schedules and tracks engineering tasks; provides detailed report to Program and Engineering Management.
  • Summarizes technical customer requirements, communicates this to the team and ensures customer expectations are being met.
  • Responds to concerns of customers by making design changes in seat design and components in a manner that meets customer expectations and are in conformance with applicable regulations.
  • Coordinates design meetings with other project engineers to discuss engineering issues, including design changes and requests from customers.
  • Supports Purchasing and Production by providing bills of materials and documentation to support sourcing of components.
  • Periodically writes Service Bulletins pertaining to modification of fielded seats; coordinates service bulletins approval with airworthiness authorities.
  • Experience in the use of CFR, EASA CS, (E)TSO regulations, as well as the use of parts lists with high variant diversity is desired.
  • Knowledge of PLM based database systems such as Teamcenter, Agile or Enovia is desired.
  • Completes root cause analysis on MRB (Material Review Board) actions, and presents resolutions to the Engineering, Quality and Operations Departments.
  • Interfaces with outside suppliers during the design process.
  • Effectively participates and contributes in telecoms and meetings with the overseas based engineers and program management by applying engineering knowledge, discussing manufacturing issues, and also suggesting potential seat development topics and innovations.
  • Verifies use of appropriate materials according to their usage on the seat using advanced knowledge.
  • Monitor capacity planning and tracking for all engineering tasks on assigned projects.



Bachelor’s Degree required in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering field with 2-7 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.    

Technical Experience:

  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing processes is required.
  • Experience in the design of Aircraft interiors is required.
  • Knowledge about aircraft documentation systems for after sales (CMM, SB) and aircraft configuration control systems is required. 

Computer Skills:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in CATIA V5 or similar is required.

Travel Requirements:

Employees are expected to travel up to 25% of the time both National and International as required.

You will be a perfect fit for our team if you are enthusiastic about innovative products, enjoy setting ambitious goals, love taking on responsibility, are motivated by an environment of appreciative, trusting collaboration, and have a strong creative drive. In return, we promise to give you the freedom to develop your potential with individual development opportunities and will provide you with the necessary competencies to increase your personal responsibility so that you can face the future together with RECARO.

Our recruiting team looks forward to receiving your application. Your personal information will be kept confidential. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.