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Engineer 3, Mechanical

Requisition ID:  63575
Business Unit:  Energy & Equipment Orange County (3210)

Irvine, CA, United States, 92618

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Engine Systems division brings together a range of abilities to support aero-engine manufacturers including Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, Safran and Rolls Royce.

At Meggitt, we have spearheaded pioneering applied research and technology programs to develop next generation turbofan cooling. We create thermal management components which operate reliably in extremes of temperature, pressure and vibration on the engines and airframes of leading military and commercial rotary and fixed wing aircraft.

Together, our Engine Systems division is helping to create the engines of the future.

Job Designation

The Mechanical Engineer 3 provides significant expertise on complex mechanical engineering issues and acts as a professional resource for the team. Designs and develops a variety of mechanical components and systems for products.           

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Support all phases of a project and product life cycle

     o    Concept

     o    Development

     o    Test

     o    Production

     o    In-service support

•    Analyze requirements, generate derived requirements, and synthesize electrical design from requirements

•    Understanding of regulatory requirements and standards as they impact electrical system design, function, production, and support

      o    RTCA DO-160

      o    Various MIL standards

      o    Other: ASME, SAE

•    Follow and participate in process and development methods

     o    Generate artifacts to support process flow

•    Work across functional boundaries

     o    Support systems, electrical, and production engineering

•    Strong analytical capability

     o    Can take complex systems and distill down to simple models and concepts

     o    Ability to model complex systems

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering; MS preferred

Years' Experience: 5 - 10 years of relevant mechanical engineering experience; military/aerospace experience preferred

Demonstrated expertise with complex mechanical engineering solutions
•    Proficient with 3-D modeling, CAD and SolidWorks
•    Experience with geometric dimension and tolerance (GD&T) and tolerance/stack-up analysis
•    Knowledgeable with material selection for mechanical systems
•    Mechanical systems design and analysis
         Loading analysis
         Life analysis
         Stress/strain
         Statics, dynamics, and thermal
         Manufacturing and assembly considerations
•    FEA modeling (vibration, stress, strain, fatigue, thermal (conduction, convection))
•    Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
•    Skilled with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
•    Beneficial: Visio, Project

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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