Senior Mechanical Engineer (Engineer 3)

Requisition ID:  33811
Business Unit:  OECO - Oregon (OECO - Oregon)

OR, United States, 97222

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for mechanical packaging of electronic assemblies and rotating machine technologies critical to the success of OECO.  The position requires a technically strong engineer with management and leadership skill capable of supporting a cross functional team.        

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Mechanical packaging responsibility for power electronics assemblies and rotating electric machines (generators and permanent magnet alternators) for aerospace, commercial, and military applications
  • Develop new products, processes, and equipment with minimal supervision
  • Identify and research technology as needed for optimized design solutions
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to design engineers performing mechanical tasks
  • Represent the company as a design professional in project team design meetings and work directly with the customer to determine detailed requirements and deliverables
  • Act in a leadership capacity while working cross-functionally with colleagues and teams to develop industry-leading products
  • Perform thermal, shock, and vibration analysis to verify design concepts
  • Create qualification test plans and write qualification test procedures for design verification
  • Interpret test data and draw conclusions for qualification test reports about compliance to requirements
  • Communicate with customer; provide schedules and status during prototype development and qualification test phase
  • Support Manufacturing during process development for new products
  • Support Test Engineering during design verification and qualification testing
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing to leverage and improve manufacturing process capabilities
  • Prepare technical proposals for new business opportunities
  • Provide support for new product recurring and non-recurring cost estimates using available estimating tools
  • Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis guidance to Sustaining Engineering and Manufacturing for existing products
  • 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:  B.S. or M.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Years of Experience:  Five to ten years of relevant design experience
  • Background and Skill:  
    • Familiarity with aerospace product development, including designing to MIL-STD-810 and DO-160 environmental test requirements
    • Past experience in electronics packaging preferred
    • Past experience in design of rotating machines highly desirable
    • Excellent knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts, including heat transfer, vibration, and finite element analysis (Solidworks Simulation preferred)
    • Excellent proficiency with 2D and 3D CAD software (Solidworks preferred)
    • Temperature and/or Vibration test experience highly desirable
    • Past experience in leading projects or programs
    • Past experience in developing new products, including design, prototyping, and testing
    • Past experience in multi-physics design and analysis (electrical, mechanical, thermal, fluid dynamics)
    • Creativity, good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability and aptitude to mentor junior Engineers


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