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Mechanical Engineer II


Sierra Nevada Corporation
Location: Colorado Springs
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers Jobs
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We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related Engineering field and at least 3 years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to design and create the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow.

What to look forward to:

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertise to design influential and life-changing products such as engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, and more. You'll be responsible for conceptualizing and delivering difficult and complex mechanical and electro-mechanical component and system designs. You're technical responsibilities during planning, organizing, and conducting projects involves the design and development of new products and processes.

At SNC’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable our customers to focus on their mission. Learn more about IAS

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Design and liaison of aircraft primary and secondary structure utilizing military and commercial design standards, customer specifications and system requirements documents utilizing 3-dimensional CAD.
* Provide liaison to production and manufacturing for interpretation of engineering design/drawings.
* Coordinate activities to evaluate and resolve engineering related production problems encountered in aircraft manufacturing and modification facilities.
* Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to maintain current knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities.
* Perform activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including production planning, production control, product assurance, systems, manufacturing, equipment and facilities engineering, material management, and process reengineering.
* Confer with product assurance, planning, manufacturing, operations, and other department personnel to provide technical support and to facilitate the correction of errors on drawings and documents identified during manufacturing operations.
* Investigate reports of defective, damaged, or malfunctioning parts, assemblies, equipment, or systems to determine nature and scope of problem.
* Examine, measure, inspect, or test defective parts in support of QC/QA for conformance to engineering design drawings or specifications using precision measuring and testing instruments, devices, and equipment.
* Evaluate findings to formulate corrective action plan and coordinate implementation of plan.
* Maintain records or oversee recording of information by others to ensure engineering drawings and documents are current and that engineering-related production problems and resolutions are documented.
* Serve as a member of Material Review Board to determine disposition of defective or damaged parts.
* Generate and disposition aircraft modification structural or mechanical systems non-conformities which include the repair/corrective action instructions and supporting analysis
* Perform basic structural analysis as required to substantiate a repair or corrective action
* Redline and revise engineering drawings to incorporate necessary improvements or fixes

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours
* Other duties as assigned

ANTICIPATED LABOR UTILIZATION:

* Review Anticipated Labor Utilization as applicable to position as stated in the Business Area Labor Utilization Matrix

Must-haves:

* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline and at least 3 years of relevant experience
* Must have prior experience with aircraft primary or secondary structure, composite structures or avionics installation design.
* Generally experienced in one or more areas of manufacturing operations.
* Knowledge of mechanical design and documentation standards.
* Must have the ability to motivate others; sound effective listening skills; pays attention to details; ability to work under pressure; and ability to meet deadlines.
* Previous experience and skills in project definition, simulation, implementation, lab integration and test
* Classical calculation methods for structural analysis
* Creation of 3D CAD models and engineering drawings in accordance with ASME standards (SolidWorks preferred)
* Knowledge of aviation or aerospace industry standard fabrication and assembly practices
* Basic understanding of FAA and/or military structural airworthiness requirements

Preferred:

* Material Review Board experience preferred
* Experience with military specs and standards
* Experience interfacing with a military customer

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC
We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related Engineering field and at least 3 years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to design and create the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow.

What to look forward to:

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertise to design influential and life-changing products such as engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, and more. You'll be responsible for conceptualizing and delivering difficult and complex mechanical and electro-mechanical component and system designs. You're technical responsibilities during planning, organizing, and conducting projects involves the design and development of new products and processes.

At SNC’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable our customers to focus on their mission. Learn more about IAS

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Design and liaison of aircraft primary and secondary structure utilizing military and commercial design standards, customer specifications and system requirements documents utilizing 3-dimensional CAD.
* Provide liaison to production and manufacturing for interpretation of engineering design/drawings.
* Coordinate activities to evaluate and resolve engineering related production problems encountered in aircraft manufacturing and modification facilities.
* Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to maintain current knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities.
* Perform activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including production planning, production control, product assurance, systems, manufacturing, equipment and facilities engineering, material management, and process reengineering.
* Confer with product assurance, planning, manufacturing, operations, and other department personnel to provide technical support and to facilitate the correction of errors on drawings and documents identified during manufacturing operations.
* Investigate reports of defective, damaged, or malfunctioning parts, assemblies, equipment, or systems to determine nature and scope of problem.
* Examine, measure, inspect, or test defective parts in support of QC/QA for conformance to engineering design drawings or specifications using precision measuring and testing instruments, devices, and equipment.
* Evaluate findings to formulate corrective action plan and coordinate implementation of plan.
* Maintain records or oversee recording of information by others to ensure engineering drawings and documents are current and that engineering-related production problems and resolutions are documented.
* Serve as a member of Material Review Board to determine disposition of defective or damaged parts.
* Generate and disposition aircraft modification structural or mechanical systems non-conformities which include the repair/corrective action instructions and supporting analysis
* Perform basic structural analysis as required to substantiate a repair or corrective action
* Redline and revise engineering drawings to incorporate necessary improvements or fixes

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours
* Other duties as assigned

ANTICIPATED LABOR UTILIZATION:

* Review Anticipated Labor Utilization as applicable to position as stated in the Business Area Labor Utilization Matrix

Must-haves:

* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline and at least 3 years of relevant experience
* Must have prior experience with aircraft primary or secondary structure, composite structures or avionics installation design.
* Generally experienced in one or more areas of manufacturing operations.
* Knowledge of mechanical design and documentation standards.
* Must have the ability to motivate others; sound effective listening skills; pays attention to details; ability to work under pressure; and ability to meet deadlines.
* Previous experience and skills in project definition, simulation, implementation, lab integration and test
* Classical calculation methods for structural analysis
* Creation of 3D CAD models and engineering drawings in accordance with ASME standards (SolidWorks preferred)
* Knowledge of aviation or aerospace industry standard fabrication and assembly practices
* Basic understanding of FAA and/or military structural airworthiness requirements

Preferred:

* Material Review Board experience preferred
* Experience with military specs and standards
* Experience interfacing with a military customer

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

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