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Mechanical Engineer (Sustaining)

Requisition ID:  101771
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Portland (3500)

Milwaukie, OR, United States, 97222

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 Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. 

Whether it’s developing new radome solutions, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Mechanical Engineer will provide expertise in solving mechanical oriented problems, from both the manufacturing line and the field, to ensure the production of parts remains smooth and exceeding the customer’s needs.  Will perform mechanical modification and development of parts/tooling, work with the inspection team, and develop documentation for our product lines.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Negotiate technical solutions with customers and suppliers for subassembly and component level items
•    Lead technical outcomes for validation and verification of mechanical requirements including environmental requirements, and participate in a team to achieve design requirements and goals
•    Perform mechanical component development and integration; use Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) concepts and applicable methods and procedures
•    Perform Finite Element Analysis, preferably using SolidWorks and/or ANSYS to support design and development
•    Perform basic enterprise infrastructure tool functions and processes to facilitate engineering activity (e.g., SAP functions)
•    Review and update related drawings, work instructions (WI), and Bills of Materials (BOM) 
•    Write and review technical reports to be delivered to the customer
•    Participate in mutual mentorship with interfacing departments to facilitate technical solutions, positively impact operating profits for the site, and create beneficial collaborative relationships with counterparts
•    Use existing procedures to solve problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgments
•    Perform mechanical development and integration assignments
•    Conduct value analysis during the product design phase while optimizing development costs
•    Solve technical problems and improves existing designs
•    Other responsibilities as assigned.
•    Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
•    Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary.

Job Specifications

Education:  Bachelor degree in Engineering required 
Years' Experience: 1 - 3 years of relevant experience
•    Excellent ability to apply a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem-solving
•    Comfortable knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
•    Strong knowledge of 3-D modeling; SolidWorks knowledge preferred
•    Finite Element methods and evaluation
•    Ability to use existing procedures to solve problems
•    Good knowledge and ability to apply core concepts of engineering (mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science, structural analysis, and electricity)
•    Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
•    Strong organizational skills; ability to drive results; continual learner
•    Passionate about problem solving and working with interdisciplinary teams
•    Demonstrated adaptability and collaboration skills

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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