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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs.
In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was formed by combining two industry leaders, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich, creating an organization with key positions on a wide range of aircraft flying today and substantial content on various UAVs, satellites and ground and naval vehicles.
We are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to provide senior-level Mechanical Engineering Design, Development, Analysis, and Project support for space, air, and ground based mechanical payload systems. Candidate will be part of an Integrated Product Team and be responsible for leading Project Mechanical Engineering activities. Candidate will lead and be responsible for the design effort for space-flight and ground-support mechanical systems having requirements including; precision stability, vibration & shock loads, extreme thermal and vacuum operation and high reliability.
Preferred experience with the design, analysis, manufacture, clean-room assembly, integration, and test of space based mechanical systems using high-speed rotating mechanisms, reaction wheels, bearings, etc. Responsibilities to include:
� Review customer's Statement of Work, Technical Specifications, Interface Control Drawings, Schedules and Budgets. Negotiate with customers and provide support to develop appropriate requirements including suggestions for writing documents and hardware concepts
� Evaluate flowed-down requirements and develop an appropriate design concept. Take into consideration all functional areas simultaneously in a systematic way. Applicant would be responsible for the design of space-flight hardware and complex ground support equipment
� Produce new design models and assembly layouts in Pro-E Wildfire 4 or CREO. Work with other designers to create drawings and Bills of Material using data management software (PDMLink)
� Facilitate testing in a lab environment
� Evaluate structural design performance using Pro-Mechanica.
� Coordinate work of an Integrated Product Team with Systems Engineers, Structural & Thermal Analysts, Designers, Electrical Engineers, Optical Engineers, Manufacturing & Test Engineers, Supply Chain, Quality Engineering and Program Controls (Scheduling & Budgeting). Carry project through integration and test
� Support various program and customer communications such as; status reports/meetings, telecom with customer and vendors, prepare in powerpoint & present design review presentations, and provide detailed technical reports
� Technical Management of Subcontracts for critical components. Produce or assist in the creation of the required documentation such as; Statement of Work, Design Specification, IC, Test Plan, Schedule etc.
� Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related
� 15 years in Mechanical Engineering Design, Analysis, Manufacturing and Test
� 5 years experience with Solid Modeling tools, Pro-E and/or CREO preferred
� Experienced in the design of reaction wheels or other high-speed bearing applications
� Ability to occasionally work hands-on in a Clean Room or general lab Environment
� Ability to work with other mechanical designers to assist in the completion of design activities
� US Citizenship required in support of security clearance requirements
� 10-20% travel required
� Ability to obtain a Security Clearance required
The Danbury facility (formerly Perkin-Elmer, Hughes, Raytheon and Goodrich) delivers high quality systems to customers such as NASA, Department of Defense and commercial customers. The highly skilled team produces large-scale, unique, one of a kind optics and telescopes needed for earth observation and astronomy. We need you to become part of this team to deliver these complex systems that explore space, plot the heavens and protect our armed forces. Come join us today!
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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