Mechanical Design Engineer | Job ID: Job #2013

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We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to contribute to the design and development of mechanical components and systems for our products – particularly with defense programs. Concept through to production.

Duties/Responsibilities

Design and development of mechanical components, systems, and assemblies using CAD software.

• Generate detailed 2D and 3D drawings, models, and prototypes.

• Perform engineering calculations and simulations to validate design concepts and make data-driven decisions.

• Conduct stress analysis, thermal analysis, and other relevant simulations.

• Create and oversee the fabrication of prototypes for testing and validation purposes.

• Analyze test results and iterate on designs to improve performance and reliability.

• Develop and implement quality control procedures to ensure product reliability and consistency.

• Participate in design reviews and design failure mode and effects analysis (DFMEA).

• Ensure that designs comply with relevant safety and industry regulations, and MIL standards.

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including program management, and electrical, software and systems engineers, to ensure successful project execution.

• Work closely with procurement team to optimize the cost of materials and manufacturing processes.

• Identify and resolve technical issues and challenges related to mechanical design, both independently and as part of a team.

• Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in mechanical engineering to drive continuous improvement in our designs.

Required Skills/Abilities

• Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD, CATIA).

• Strong knowledge of materials, manufacturing processes, and mechanical analysis tools.

• Hands-on familiarity with mechanical simulation software and tools.

• Knowledge of defense industry regulations and standards.

Education and Experience

• Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. Master's degree preferred. • Demonstrated experience in mechanical design engineering, preferably with defense programs such as missile systems and loitering munitions. 

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