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Mechanical System Design & Analysis Engineer 4

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Mechanical System Design & Analysis Engineer 4 located in El Segundo, CA.

Leads and provides technical quality review of the development and documentation of mechanical and fluid systems and thermal environment to establish the system design. Leads activities to validate and verify mechanical and fluid systems requirements. Leads the development, maintenance or modification of system components'' designs/proposals to provide installation and detail documentation. Performs and documents analyses. Manages supplier development, test and production activities and directs the supplier to optimize integration and achieve program goals. Prioritizes, delegates and tracks performance and documentation of analyses of mechanisms/landing gear/ordnance components and systems selecting appropriate methods to validate or assess the design. Supports proposal preparation and new business development efforts. Trains and coaches others. Works under minimal direction.

The Lead Mechanical Engineer is responsible for ensuring a comprehensive space vehicle design, with inputs from other design disciplines and systems engineering. This position requires sound technical judgment, and the ability to rapidly make decisions that balance the overall space vehicle design. Ideal candidates will possess strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt to a fast-paced and continually changing environment. This position will require strong team-work and communication skills to effectively work across multiple program teams, internal organizations and assist our programs as we grow our team’s capabilities.

•Develop and verify space vehicle mechanical design.
•Analyze and verify mechanical performance of hardware components a vehicle.
•Perform detailed system design and verification activities.
•Support system level integration and validation.
•Analyze system level performance.
•Perform analyses and trades in support of a rapid prototype system.
•Manage performance of critical suppliers to ensure subsystem compliance and delivery.

• Bachelors of Science degree in Aerospace, Civil or Mechanical Engineering.
• 9 years or more of experience in aircraft or spacecraft mechanical design.
• 3 years or more of experience in supplier technical evaluation and technical performance management.

• Experience leading an integrated product multi-disciplinary team
• Experience incorporating design requirements from a multi-disciplinary team into mechanical design.
• Experience integrating design at spacecraft level
• Experience working with spacecraft mechanical design
• Experience in development, build and test of small and medium-sized space vehicles
• Experience in dynamic rapid prototyping environment
• Experience working on proprietary programs with a variety of Government entities in a classified environment

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience).

WORK HOURS: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Frequent travel to Kent, WA may be required.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.
Job Number: 187761
Job Location: El Segundo, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 12 Months
Input Date: 11/14/2020
Last Updated: 01/18/2021
Attention: Brenda Ordaz
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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