Raytheon Company’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) Mechanical Engineering Directorate (MED) leads in mechanical hardware design, development and production of radar, sonar, torpedo and combat system equipment. The Mechanical Engineering Directorate uses state-of the-art tools, processes, technology, and Raytheon Six Sigma principles. MED’s capabilities encompass a broad range of technical disciplines which include engineering, manufacturing, technical services, materials, processes, analysis, test and documentation.
Are you a mechanical engineer who’s ready to take on a challenging role to help defend our nation? Are you ready for the challenge of designing, developing, and building future radar systems?
The Antenna and Sensors Department designs some of the most innovative land-based and shipboard radars in the world.
The Antenna Systems Department is seeking motivated and driven Senior Mechanical Engineers with experience in hardware design and analysis. The position will primarily support design, development, and production focused around phased array antennas and supporting structures, power, and cooling sub-systems.
Responsibilities can include, but are not limited to:
Mechanical design, analysis and documentation of hardware and systems
Representing the Mechanical Engineering organization as a technical contact on projects
Executing as part of, or leading/managing, a small team during product development, drawing generation, drawing release, and drawing change incorporation
Solving complex technical problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
Providing factory and supplier support domestically and internationally
Holding and participating in design reviews and resolving action items
Interacting with senior external personnel on significant technical matters requiring coordination within and between organizations
Key expectations for this position include technical problem solving, along with technical leadership in the development of new hardware. Senior engineers will be required to make sound technical decisions, provide supervision and leadership to junior engineers and manage to cost and schedule requirements of assigned tasks. This position will require interfacing with other mechanical engineers, designers, and structural / thermal analysts, as well as engineers from other disciplines, along with line and program management and Customers.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
This position can be a salary grade level of G08 or G09 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibilities required for the position
4+ years mechanical engineering design experience in at least one or a combination of the following areas:
Electro-mechanical packaging of multi-function multi-technology electronic assemblies
Active RF Modules
Multi-material/multi-layer printed wiring boards and circuit card assemblies
High density power conversion and distribution sub-systems
Large precision machined structures
Medium to large scale radomes
Pedestals, mechanisms and associated drive and control systems
Experience using CAD software, preferably Creo (Pro/ENGINEER)
Experience as part of, preferably leading, small to moderately sized teams through the product development process
Experience with Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and Power Point
Ability to creatively apply mechanical engineering knowledge to efficiently and creatively solve complex design problems, and make sound and rationale data driven technical decisions
Experience with radar systems and electronic packaging, including antenna or pedestal design
Working knowledge of military and commercial design, materials, and process specifications
Efficient and disciplined process execution behaviors coupled with agility of thought and knowledge of how to appropriately tailor processes to fit the task
Strong presentation and technical writing skills
Experience with technical and cost proposal development
Experience leading other junior engineers within an integrated product team environment
Experience successfully managing to cost and schedule requirements for assigned tasks
Ability to multi-task and successfully manage multiple activities at any given time
Ability to interact well with other team members across various disciplines, including other engineering disciplines, manufacturing, supply chain, and program management
Ability to identify and communicate technical issues that may impact cost, schedule, or other aspects of product design
Strong analytical design and drawing skills including geometric tolerance and dimensioning and associated tolerance analysis
Demonstrated hands-on mechanical aptitude with the ability to work across disciplines
Work performed without appreciable direction and exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment
Experience in technical risk management
Understanding of the product development lifecycle models and program lifecycle modes
Qualified Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist or equivalent
Master's degree preferred
B.S. /B.A. in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Math, or related science
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