United Technologies Corporation Staff Mechanical Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

Job ID: 73930BR

City: Westford

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

United Technologies Aerospace Systems is looking for a Mechanical Engineering Analyst to perform professional technical work which is complex in nature and requires in-depth knowledge and diversified application of mechanical engineering principles, theories, concepts, practices and techniques generally used to solve problems within a defined field of technology.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows - your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

Primary duties may include:

  1. Perform Mechanical Analyses. Analyze mechanical components and subsystems using hand calculations, common application programs and more advanced analysis programs such as NASTRAN FEA, Thermal Desktop and PATRAN or Femap. Performs static, kinematic, dynamic, heat transfer and/or vibration analyses on one or more complex materials, structural components or functional systems. Perform trade studies and document results for presentation to senior program staff. Types of hardware analyzed will include aerospace structures, optomechanical assemblies and other electronics boxes and structures.

  2. Provide Design Input. Provide design guidance for optomechanical and other structures based on experience as well as analysis results. Inputs should take into account program technical requirements as well as program cost, schedule and technical risk appetite.

  3. Guide Test of Hardware. Provide input to optomechanical hardware test plans with particular focus on achieving correlation between test and analysis.

  4. Maintain and Continuously Improve Group Optomechanical Analysis Knowledge Base. Plan and execute process for maintaining best practices and lessons learned for optomechanical specific analysis information. Coordinate and direct the work efforts of lower level engineers and support personnel, if assigned. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of developments in the analysis discipline. Suggest and plan initiatives to grow capability and knowledge when needed.

  5. Document the Product Development. Generate, review and approve written reports supporting the design, analyses, and test of the product design including drawings, engineering specifications, and other associated documentation. Report on project status and progress measured against specific plans. Prepare design review packages and present data to both internal and external customers.

  6. Implement Continuous Improvement. Implement the Mechanical Design Process in work plans, and adhere to our Quality System. Provide feedback to improve the process, and work to meet engineering objectives. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of developments in the mechanical engineering disciplines. Ensure cost effectiveness and manufacturability of design.

  7. Perform Other Duties. Coordinate and direct the work efforts of lower level engineers and support personnel, if assigned. Assignments may include development of new techniques as a result of independent study, materials development and support of proposal efforts. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

At ISR & Space Systems we design world class high altitude electro-optical sensors employed by the U.S. and foreign military in time critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Our passion for the Warfighter and their mission demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver. We value and trust our people, their integrity, ideas and performance. With singular clarity, our focus is providing true intelligence in real time to key decision makers.

Qualification: Experience developing mechanical requirements, designs, verification and validation of products, and product integration required.

Experience using state-of-the-art technology, principles, tools and concepts required.

Experience with mechanical development lifecycle and development processes and procedures required.

Working knowledge of commercial and military specifications and standards related to mechanical design and documentation required.

Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, run-lists, and schematics required.

Knowledge of tools such as CAD and FEA (thermal and structural background and experience) required.

Entry level leadership experience required.

In addition to the items listed above, the essential functions include:

  1. Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties set forth above.

  2. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

  3. Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers;

  4. Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents;

  5. Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations;

  6. Analyze, evaluate, develop and implement processes and systems within budget and adhere to time requirements and schedule;

  7. Design and develop products and services using state of-the-art technology, principles, theories and concepts.

Preferred Skills

  1. NASTRAN experience & proficiency with PATRAN or FEMAP pre-/post-processors (static stress resulting from loading due to inertial effects, shock, applied pressure, and thermal expansion mismatch, modal, forced response, bolted joint, heat transfer, fatigue)

  2. Thermal Desktop Experience as well as fluid flow, pressure drop and matching fans/pumps wit flow resistances.

  3. Experience with hand calculations (including Excel and Mathcad or equivalent) to bound problems and provide preliminary estimates

  4. Experience correlating analysis to test for optomechanical hardware/systems

  5. Experience in the Defense Electronics industry

  6. Knowledge of advanced materials, e.g. carbon fiber composites, metal matrix composites

  7. Experience with military airborne applications

  8. Optomechanical experience, particularly with large optics

  9. PTC Creo experience

U.S. Citizenship is required

Do you have what it takes to push the boundaries of game-changing technologies, deliver results while working with a diverse team of talented individuals, and challenge yourself knowing that what we do matters to the Warfighter? Are you Mission Ready? This job is for you!

Education:

7+ years professional experience with Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering; 5+ years experience with Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Experience developing mechanical requirements, designs, verification and validation of products, and product integration required.

Experience using state-of-the-art technology, principles, tools and concepts required.

Experience with mechanical development lifecycle and development processes and procedures required.

Working knowledge of commercial and military specifications and standards related to mechanical design and documentation required.

Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, run-lists, and schematics required.

Knowledge of tools such as CAD and FEA (thermal and structural background and experience) required.

Entry level leadership experience required.

In addition to the items listed above, the essential functions include:

  1. Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties set forth above.

  2. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

  3. Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers;

  4. Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents;

  5. Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations;

  6. Analyze, evaluate, develop and implement processes and systems within budget and adhere to time requirements and schedule;

  7. Design and develop products and services using state of-the-art technology, principles, theories and concepts.

Preferred Skills

  1. NASTRAN experience & proficiency with PATRAN or FEMAP pre-/post-processors (static stress resulting from loading due to inertial effects, shock, applied pressure, and thermal expansion mismatch, modal, forced response, bolted joint, heat transfer, fatigue)

  2. Thermal Desktop Experience as well as fluid flow, pressure drop and matching fans/pumps wit flow resistances.

  3. Experience with hand calculations (including Excel and Mathcad or equivalent) to bound problems and provide preliminary estimates

  4. Experience correlating analysis to test for optomechanical hardware/systems

  5. Experience in the Defense Electronics industry

  6. Knowledge of advanced materials, e.g. carbon fiber composites, metal matrix composites

  7. Experience with military airborne applications

  8. Optomechanical experience, particularly with large optics

  9. PTC Creo experience

U.S. Citizenship is required

Do you have what it takes to push the boundaries of game-changing technologies, deliver results while working with a diverse team of talented individuals, and challenge yourself knowing that what we do matters to the Warfighter? Are you Mission Ready? This job is for you!

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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