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how is the workflow divided at this job?

I am an aspiring designer/engineer
and know basic rocketry/areonaughtical/areospace and
materials engineering
#engineering #space #Aerospace

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Dan’s Answer

Most projects that are being formally developed (unlike ad-hoc development) will normally consist of the following project development phases:
Bidding Phase - Engineers typically support the sales and marketing staff to acquire the job.
Requirements Phase - Engineers create a list of all of the project requirements.
Design Phase - Engineers decide (and document) how each of the requirements will be implemented.
Development Phase - Engineers actually build one or more of the project.
Test Phase - Engineers will test the product to make sure it functions as per each of the requirements.
Acceptance Phase - Engineers will demonstrate to the customer that the product meets all of the requirements.
Manufacturing Phase - The product is manufactured, often with the support of engineers, especially during the manufacturing startup.

You may work on one or more of the above phases depending on your expertise, size of company and/or your interests. In smaller companies, you may do it all. In larger companies, you may specialize in only one phase with a title such as Marketing Engineer, Design Engineer, Test Engineer, or Manufacturing Engineer.
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Joseph’s Answer

A lot of aerospace engineering uses some variety of a project-managed workflow - a Project Manager will be responsible for each Project or work package, and will form teams to work on different parts of the project. Depending on the project, your specialism, and the company, you could find yourself working on several different projects at once or exclusively focused on one project, at least for a while.

As different projects come along, the daily workflow can vary greatly, so it's difficult to say exactly what the workflow division will look like exactly in terms of what you'll be doing each day, but depending on your preference for different tasks and specialities, you can usually find a place and role that suits whatever workflow split you're most comfortable with.
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