Mechanical Engineer I

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on product producibility and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically.

As a Mechanical Engineer, your responsibilities include all aspects of the Special Tooling design process from concept to model / drawing completion for all Special Tools and Special Test Fixtures required to support product builds for each assigned program. This process includes design, drawing creation through release, obtaining quotes, make versus buy decisions for fabrication and assembly, tracking and maintaining schedule and budget, presenting status at program meetings, following proper documentation and tracking guidelines for customer owned property, and support of Special Tooling once the product build has started. Some assembly of your designs may be required. Some support of automated test set design, build, and assembly may also be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of metal fabrication processes.
  • Experience with 3D modelling using Pro-Engineer and ACAD.
  • Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings, including a basic knowledge and understanding of GD&T.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date
  • The ability to access US only data systems

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to learn all aspects of the Special Tooling design process as outlined above.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word
  • Capable of successfully working with minimal supervision in a self-motivated manner.
  • Ability to succeed in a teaming environment with timely problem resolution utilizing a positive, proactive attitude and a strong customer focus.
  • Understanding of the product build process.
  • Ability to quickly learn the Uniform Property System (UPS).
  • Ability to work with external suppliers.
  • Ability to adapt to changing product requirements.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education:

  • Must have a BS / BA with a major in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering, or other related field by Summer 2018 or have graduated within 18 months prior to start date.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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