Sr Mechanical Engineer I ( design, miltary, CAD) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon’s Mechanical Engineering Directorate (MED) provides engineering design, integration and production to a wide range of hardware in Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). 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.

The Platform Integration Department leads mechanical design, development and integration of platform systems. This includes shelter systems, hardware integration, interconnects, as well as facility development and site integration. The department is seeking motivated and driven mechanical engineers with technical expertise and experience in hardware design, integration and production support. As a senior mechanical engineer the individual will support multi-disciplined engineering teams and provide mechanical solutions and services across all program phases. Areas of focus can encompass development of next generation systems, design development for existing products, transition to production, product support, vendor oversight, and field upgrades.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform mechanical design, development, and documentation of components, sub-assemblies, and major end items for defense system equipment in accordance with system requirements
  • Support the factory and suppliers with product integration domestically and internationally
  • Interface with other engineering disciplines, non-technical disciplines, and suppliers to develop design solutions and resolve technical challenges
  • Work with limited supervision and meet commitments for assigned schedule, financial, and technical goals
  • Support and participate in design peer reviews and conduct trade studies to make sound technical decisions
  • Apply knowledge and experience in technical problem solving and hardware development in a fast paced, team environment
  • Mentor and guide less experienced engineers

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 eligiblefor a security clearance.

Required Qualifications:
Four (4)+ years of experience in a Mechanical Engineering role with minimum one (1) year designing and developing mechanical equipment, preferably for use in Military environments
Previous experience including concept definition through detailed design and transition to production and production support
Broad background in mechanical design, development, material selection, and manufacturing processes
Experience with CAD design tools and associated product data management tools

Desired Qualification:
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Willingness to travel (domestic and international)
Excellent communication, technical writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of Military and Commercial Specifications
Experience in design, fabrication, and integration of electronic assemblies, shelter assemblies, power distribution equipment packaging, and rack systems
Knowledge in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Advanced problem solving skills
Experience using CREO CAD design and documentation tools
Experience with PDM or similar product data management tool
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/Power Point/Project)
Experience with current manufacturing systems and processes
Reliability or failure analysis experience
Desire and ability to work in a fast paced production environment
Able to work well with people and achieve results with a minimum of conflicts and within schedule
Previous experience includes adaptability and willingness to work varying assignments
Demonstrated team player with excellent collaboration skills
Proven ability to lead technical solutions to complex user requirements
Experience in supporting or leading proposals
Advanced degree in mechanical engineering, or hardware systems design

Required Education:
BS in Mechanical Engineering or a related technical field

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