Senior Engineer - Mechanical Systems
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
Must be US Citizen
Overall Mechanical Engineer to design, develop and release system, subsystem componentry, to include component mounting brackets or provisions for various vehicle systems, subsystems devices.
Ability to Design and Integrate Fuel, Hydraulic, or Automatic Fire Extinguishing (AFES) Subsystems and components into military vehicles.
Familiarity with hydraulic hose, tube and fitting standards.Ability to do flow and pressure drop calculations.
Familiar with braking systems (service and parking) and steering used on tracked or military vehicles.
Ability to work on complex mechanisms such as ammunition feed systems, auto loaders, powered drive systems, energy attenuating seats, articulating driver controls is a plus.
Ability to conduct own FEA (ANSA, Nastran and/or LS-DYNA solvers).Familiar with design standards and common design practices as applied to one or more of the above technologies in military vehicles.
Ability to function within an integrated product team environment.
Ability to plan engineering projects, provide technical direction, concept system architecture and perform preliminary design and analysis.
Able to support the formulation and documentation of subsystem and component requirements.
Additional responsibilities include: coordination of design layouts, shop prototype trial fit activities, overview of verification test activities and overview of engineering documentation (drawings, specifications). Able to read technical drawings and perform tolerance stacks. Working knowledge of GDT is a plus. Should be able to select and integrate shock isolation mechanisms to meet specific vehicle of component requirements. Ability to design articulating, locking or sliding provisions to Human Factors requirements. Must have CAD software experience in Pro-E or UG's NX- Able to support procurement and on site prototype build/integration activities and resolve issuesB.S. In Mechanical Engineering with 6 years of applicable experience required. Fewer years will be considered with an advanced degree. Self starter, highly motivated. Perform preliminary design and analysis. Work in an Integrated Product Team environment and be able to communicate across functional organizations. Trouble shooting vehicle subsystems. Performing failure analysis; be able to provide technical direction for corrective action solutions. Write technical reports; modification instructions. Pro Engineering (Pro E) and or Unigrapics NX.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required.
Must be able to work in office, shop, test lab and test site environments.
Must be able to work overtime if required.