Harris Corporation Lead, Mechanical Engineer in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Lead, Mechanical Engineer 6/18/18--Mechanical, EngineeringUSA - IN - Fort Wayne




Job ID: SIS20181806-25323


Lead, Mechanical Engineer

Job Code: SIS20181806-25323

Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is looking to hire an experienced Mechanical Engineer into the Space and Intelligence Environmental Solutions Environmental Sensors segment in Fort Wayne, IN. This individual will provide designs, develop, and analyze all aspects of opto/electro-mechanical assemblies. Applies knowledge of engineering principles to design and analyze components for opto/electro-mechanical assemblies.

The selected candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Perform, design and analysis tasks on complex mechanical hardware including precision mechanisms, electro-mechanical devices, aerospace mechanism design, complex electronics packaging, supporting space-based deployable mechanisms, avionics, innovative thermal and ground based systems.

  • Program support includes mission/requirements definition, concept generation, trade studies, design sensitivity/optimization studies, preliminary and final design, component selection, integration and test support, materials selection, CAD 3D solid modeling, design documentation and collaboration with manufacturing operations for fabrication in a program team environment.

  • •In charge of various environmental testing activities ranging from development to final product qualification testing. Responsible for understanding customer needs, generating test procedures and finally executing the test.

  • Establish key performance requirements and define requirements for support equipment

  • Create and release component and assembly drawings

  • Conduct design reviews

  • Responsible for cost and schedule of assigned hardware.

  • Understanding of the different materials used in the design of optical/electrical assemblies and how to trade material choices

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7 years of experience with a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering or science degree or 9 years with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering or science degree required

  • 7 years experience supporting design decisions with well documented engineering analyses and calculations required

  • 7 years experience with CAD tools such as CREO and demonstrated understanding of ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing standards

  • 7 years experience and knowledge of mechanical test approaches to recommend appropriate testing of hardware in a complex integration environment.

  • 7 years experience analyzing problems and to focus and drive down to the root cause of problems quickly.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills with emphasis on using and/or directing finite element analysis (FEA) desired

  • Has an awareness of EVMS cost and schedule practices.

  • Able to work in large program environments and have good communications skills.

  • Background in Space-based System Design

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

ExpertiseEngineering, --Mechanical

LocationUSA - IN - Fort Wayne