Sr Principal Mechanical Engr - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-31
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


El Segundo
California
United States

Job Description:

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems is seeking a Sr Principal Mechanical Engineer to support multiple programs in El Segundo, CA. The selected candidate will be a subject matter expert for the design and analysis of mechanisms used in electro-optical sensors. The position requires a thorough understanding of mechanisms components, such as bearings, motors, gears and position sensors and a demonstrated ability to mentor and develop younger engineers in these areas. The engineer in this position must be able to develop requirements, lead trade studies and evaluate supplier proposals and data. They must also be able to select, size and analyze mechanism components to meet system level requirements and mentor younger engineers in all areas of mechanism development.

The position requires strong CAD and geometric tolerancing (GD&T) skills and the ability to work with cross-functional engineering teams involving optics, controls, structural analysis, thermal management and precision mechanical mounting.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in mechanical design and analysis of space hardware
  • Expert knowledge of mechanisms components for airborne or space systems, such as motors, bearings, gearheads and position feedback devices
  • Expertise with commercial CAD software, such as Creo, CATIA, Solidworks, or Unigraphics
  • Knowledge of precision bearing design, processing, lubrication and tribology and analysis
  • Geometric Tolerancing (GD&T) proficiency
  • Expertise with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to convey highly technical material in a clear and concise format to a general audience
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance and SSBI

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of mechanisms analysis software (such as Creo Mechanism, ADAMS)
  • Possess an existing SSBI and DoD Top Secret clearance


Required Education: Bachelor’s degree (BA, BS) in Mechanical Engineering or related field from accredited university.

Desired Education: Master’s degree (MS) in Mechanical Engineering or related field from accredited university.

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

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

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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.