Mechanical Engineer II (Design) - Military veterans preferred

2020-01-03
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Portsmouth
Rhode Island
United States

The Mechanical Engineering Directorate (MED) leads in mechanical hardware design, development and production of radar, sonar, torpedo and combat system equipment. The MED uses state-of-the-art tools, processes technology and IDS Six Sigma principles.

MED's Undersea & Electronics Systems Department, located at the Seapower Capability Center (SCC) in Portsmouth, RI is currently seeking an experienced design engineer to work on developing high reliability military electronic systems and / or ruggedized cabinetry for various military and government applications.

Job Description:

Working as part of an integrated product team, the position requires broad technical expertise in the mechanical engineering field with knowledge of related disciplines. Candidate should have solid technical skills, an understanding of production needs, and shall be capable of concept development based upon applying principles of mechanical engineering. Design opportunities include electronic enclosures and the packaging of custom and Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) electronics within those enclosures, and/or undersea systems such as mine hunting systems, mine neutralization systems, undersea vehicles and undersea sensors.

This position may require some travel between IDS and customer sites.

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.


The Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) offers robust reward and recognition programs in compensation, career development, health care, educational assistance, maternal and paternal leave, flexible work schedules, child/adult backup care, 401(k) retirement plans, paid holidays and paid time off. You continue your career in a challenging and collaborative workplace, joining a team with a tradition of achieving noteworthy distinctions through thought and teamwork where, every day, you work with extraordinary engineers empowered for excellence.

The Portsmouth facility has miles of nature trails, a fitness center, a dining center, research library and medical facility. There’s an active chapter of the Young Employee's Success Network (YESNET), (one of IDS's employee resource groups with a focus on networking, new hire outreach, career development, community service and social activities) on site. Portsmouth is one of three towns on Aquidneck Island in the “East Bay” region of Rhode Island, and is anchored by the famed beaches, mansions, activities, and nightlife of Newport, five miles south of the facility. Boston is an easy car ride to our north.

Required Skills:

  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in mechanical design, documentation and/or fabrication of complex military electronic systems
  • Demonstrated experience with 3D modelling software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Geometric Tolerancing & Dimensioning


Desired Skills:

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • Broad based hardware engineering background
  • Experience on DoD programs
  • Experience with PTC CREO and PDM
  • Experience managing programs using EVMS (Earned Value Management System)
  • Broad based hardware engineering background
  • Task leadership and task planning experience
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products such as Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word
  • Ability to effectively work on multiple tasks with changing priorities and interruptions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent discipline (STEM)


Clearance Requirements:

Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Security Clearance.

What’s YOUR Mission?

Here at Integrated Defense Systems (IDS), we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by IDS employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, IDS offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits IDS offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
The Portsmouth facility has miles of nature trails, a fitness center, dining center, research library, and medical facility. We have an active chapter of the Young Employee Success Network (YESNET) (one of IDS employee resource groups with a focus on networking, new hire outreach, career development, community service, and social activities on site).
Portsmouth is one of three towns on Aquidneck Island in the “East Bay” portion of Rhode Island, and is anchored by the famed beaches, mansions, activities, and nightlife of Newport, five miles south of the facility. Boston is an easy car ride to our north.


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