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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

at Curtiss-Wright Controls

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 5000475686706

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Job Description

The Opportunity | Senior Mechanical Engineer

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer at our Santa Clarita, California facility you will design and analyze moderately complex mechanical systems, equipment and packaging. Here, we are the center of excellence for advanced package design and in this role, you could play a part in this too.

You will conduct feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs and direct support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication. Finally, you will provide design information to drafting for packaging documentation.

This is your chance to join a global, growing organisation that offers competitive benefits from day one, career progression and exciting technical challenges.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides engineering design, maintenance support and training to the manufacturing areas and assess new and existing equipment to optimize efficiency, safety, quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Design and conduct experiments, collect data and interpret results, conduct analysis and write analysis and test reports. Capability to draw conclusions and reconcile differences between predicted and actual results.
  • Plan and coordinate the maintenance of moderately complex engineering solutions including documentation, reporting, publishing, and making technical or other presentations to ensure visibility of the solution(s) in an evolving environment.
  • Designs new equipment and machinery as conceived to support the in-house needs of Manufacturing and Engineering. Assists in building, installing, debugging and testing new equipment to ensure production capabilities.
  • Determines maintenance schedules, procedures and safety standards on current and new equipment to ensure equipment is operated, maintained and serviced properly.
  • Determine technical objectives and develop innovative, practical solutions to advance technical engineering problems. Provide technical support to failure investigations and bid responses.

Essential Skills

  • 4-6 years experience in electro-mechanical packaging, electronics or computer chassis design, and thermal management of electronics
  • Familiar with electronic subsystems, circuit boards and debug of electronic systems
  • VPX Packaging experience
  • Extensive experience with SolidWorks, including FEA and FDA add-ons (thermal, vibration, shock, flow)
  • Experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing to ASME Y14.5.
  • Experience leading a cross-functional team in the development of electronic subsystems, from concept to production
  • Prefer knowledge and experience in military ruggedization of electronic subsystems, MIL-STD-810 qualification, and familiarity with VITA standards for electronics and mechanical form factors
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in the technical field required.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in te workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Company Information

The Integrated Systems business unit, part of our Defense Solutions division and located in Santa Clarita, was established in 1985 as the center of excellence for hardware-level system integration and advanced package design. Integrated Systems' primary focus is understanding the technical challenges our customers face and creating partnerships in order to provide high technology readiness level (TRL) solutions.

Curtiss-Wright is recognized around the world as one of the most innovative designers and manufacturers of rugged solutions that deliver optimal and reliable performance wherever they are deployed. When you work for Integrated Systems, you get all the benefits and support of a large corporation (with over $2 billion in annual sales) while working in a small company environment (just 120 employees in our Santa Clarita office). As a member of our team, you'll be applying your creative skills to come up with innovative solutions that drive organizational objectives.

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