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Mechanical Engineer Lead

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Somerville
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:


Job Title: Lead, Mechanical Engineer

Job Code: IMS20221606-84445

Job Location: Somerville, MA

Job Description:

This position leads the Mechanical Engineering Design Team to create novel designs, layouts, prototypes, drawings and documentation for electromechanical marine and sub-sea equipment. Uses Computer Aided Design (CAD) software (Solidworks) to generate design drawings and documentation for machined parts, injection molds and electromechanical assemblies. Performs thermal analysis, buoyancy analysis, FEA, CFD and other analyses to meet design requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Support design effort by performing mechanical engineering analysis to establish validity of proposed designs
  • Capable of developing working designs using 3D computer aided design tools
  • Perform and document structural, fluidic and thermal analysis utilizing classical techniques and finite element analysis to establish the validity of proposed designs
  • Lead design reviews to demonstrate that design meets all specifications and customer requirements
  • Support the creation of technical performance specifications and assist in procurement of engineering items as necessary
  • Prepare and review design documentation in accordance with contract requirements and/or internal standards
  • Contribute to technical proposal efforts as part of a program capture team
  • Perform estimates for staffing and other resource factors for related tasks
  • Able to work independently and check/verify work performed by less senior mechanical engineers
  • Able to work simultaneously on a variety of projects
  • Travel and work off-site at another location may be required; capable of some domestic travel (5%)

    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology or other related discipline and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience, or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience
    • Fluency and experience using computer tools; Solidworks and Solidworks simulation
    • Experience performing classical calculations and interpret convergence data to validate FEA results
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Person (green card holder)

      Preferred Additional Skills:
      • Advanced degree
      • Experience having the autonomy to make or influence decisions on a program without needing significant guidance or supervision
      • Experience creating designs for high pressure
      • Experience creating designs for maritime, underwater or other harsh environments
      • Knowledge of Military Specifications

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Somerville , Mechanical Engineer Lead, Engineering , Somerville, Massachusetts

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