Mechanical Engineer - Production Support

Fridley, MN

Posted: 06/02/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 23-00492

Job Description

Applicant will research, plan, analyze, design and develop mechanical products such as ammunition handling systems, structures, gun systems, missile launchers, mechanisms and other devices.

Candidate must be able to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance within reasonable time of hire.

  • Performs technical analysis, testing, and evaluation of moderately complex engineering problems using specialized equipment and computer programs.
  • Analyzes and interprets design specifications, drawings, documents, models, and test results to ensure technical designs comply with applicable engineering standards, military specifications, and product requirements.
  • Develops and writes technical documentation, revises existing documentation and provides input to technical papers or presentations. May deliver technical presentations related to production support activities
  • Provide design & manufacturing production support for US. Navy Vertical Launching Systems & Canister products.
  • Reduce to practice innovative payload support mechanism development design concepts with team to 3D CAD model.
  • Present weekly Change Notices to Material Review Board (MRB) including end item mechanical & electrical component selection.
  • Function as Technical point of contact (POC) on government contracts for Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) & Notice of Revisions.
  • Create & maintain product parts, assemblies & drawings using PTC Creo Parametric 4.0 M080 modeling software.
  • Provide Production support from shop floor development through full scale production, and processed MRB (Company, CAs, etc.).
  • Collaborate with Suppliers, Procurement, Quality, Operations, and Electricians on design & manufacturing issues
  • Performs complex engineering design, development, analysis, experimentation, test, and product assurance tasks of limited complexity for assigned portions of a project.
  • Solves moderately complex engineering problems which have not been clearly defined and may not have similar precedents available.
  • Ensures tasks meet cost, quality, schedule, and performance requirements.
  • Applies wide range of engineering design and analytical theory, principles, techniques, and practices to a complex portion of a technical project.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with customers.
  • Acquires and maintains up-to-date knowledge of relevant engineering disciplines, industry practices, trends, and applications
  • Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety policies and rules.
  • Provides input to project leaders for the development of project plans, schedules, and budgets.

Skills Required:
  • Must have working knowledge of creating moderately complex solid models and mechanical designs using CAD systems, preferable PTC Pro-E or CREO.
  • Ability to solve moderately complex technical design and development problems that require a professional level of engineering knowledge.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance up to Secret Level

Skills Preferred:
  • Familiarity with relevant military and commercial design standards.
  • Familiarity with current computer applications and technologies in applicable engineering disciplines.
  • Experience with Root Mean Cause Failure Analysis
  • Experience in military product production environment
  • Ability to perform hands on work in solving production related issues

Education Required:
Bachelor' s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering plus 4 years relevant experience

Candidate must be able to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance within reasonable time of hire. All applicants selected will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, US citizenship is required.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third-party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

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Laura Cardona
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