• Raytheon Group
  • $104,530.00 -163,880.00/year*
  • Fort Morgan , CO
  • Automotive
  • Full-Time
  • 17637 Co Rd M

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Principal Mechanical Engineer
El Segundo, California
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What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.
* America's Best Large Employers by Forbes
* Career & Development Opportunities
* Full-time
* Entry, Mid, Senior level
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Responsibilities
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems is seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer to support multiple programs in El Segundo, CA. The selected candidate will be responsible for performing conceptual and detailed mechanical design work through assembly, integration and test on various mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electro-optical systems. Responsibilities will include the design of structures, mechanisms, thermal systems, electronic enclosures, and the assembly, integration, and test of those products. The engineer in this position must be able to help develop and derive requirements, lead trade studies, and evaluate supplier proposals and data. The position requires strong computer-aided design (CAD) and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) skills, as well as the ability to work effectively on cross-functional engineering teams involving optics, mechanisms, structural analysis, thermal management, electronics, and high-precision mechanical assemblies. The selected
engineer will be responsible for understanding design requirements, coordinating mechanical design details, preparing for and conducting design reviews, and presenting engineering work products to Raytheon management as well as external customers. Candidate will be expected to learn and follow established Raytheon procedures and instructions, while working closely with their program and functional supervision, to ensure overall program design objectives are met.
Position is with the Space Systems Electro-Optical Mechanical Engineering Department.
Required Skills:
* Minimum of 8 years of experience in mechanical engineering design, product support, and test.
* Strong mechanical design aptitude and desire to learn, particularly if in relation to optical-mechanical assemblies such as mirror and lens mounts, precision mechanisms, and advanced structures.
* Ability to apply basic physical principles, theories, and concepts within the mechanical engineering field, and general knowledge of other related disciplines.
* Direct experience in developing detailed mechanical conceptual designs and documentation packages for optical and/or mechanical systems.
* Proficiency with commercial CAD software, such as PTC Creo Parametric 3.0/4.0, Siemens Unigraphics NX, DS Solidworks.
* Experience with electro-optical and electro-mechanical program manufacturing operations and processes.
* Experience in design, assembly, and integration of mechanical / optical systems.
* Experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) analysis for drawings.
* Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio).
* Requires an active DoD Secret Clearance on day one of employment.
* U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
* U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
Desired Skills:
* Prior experience in the Aerospace or Defense industry, ideally with similar or related hardware and/or mechanisms.
* Familiarity with space flight hardware, including material properties selection trades, sensitive hardware and electronics components handling.
* Flight-hardware experience in assembly, integration, and test environments, to ensure hardware system level performance (e.g. vibration/shock/modal testing, thermal cycling per MIL-STD-1540, ESD/EMI/EMC per MIL-STD-461).
* Laboratory test experience, to include use of control software such as National Instruments LabVIEW, MathWorks Simulink.
* Machine shop hands-on experience (lathes, end mills, grinders, et. al.), CNC machine operation experience, and/or additive manufacturing fabrication experience.
* Additional CAD and analysis software experience, including experience with mechanical stress analysis, thermal analysis, and various support software packages (i.e. MathWorks MATLAB, MSC Nastran/Patran, Ansys Fluent, Mathmatica), desired but not required.
* Possess an active or in scope SSBI/SCI and/or DoD Secret/Top Secret security clearance.
Required Education:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, or related engineering field, from an accredited university.
Desired Education:
Master of Science or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or related engineering field, from an accredited university.
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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.
Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.
Relocation Eligible
Yes
Clearance Type
Secret - Current
Expertise
Hardware Engineering
Type Of Job
Full Time
Work Location
CA - El Segundo
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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What does it take to be successful at Raytheon? Check out these traits to see if you have the right mix.
* Adaptable
* Communicator
* Inventive
* Leadership
* Problem-Solver
* Team player
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Felicia Jackson is regional vice president of RAYVETS, Raytheon's employee group for veterans and those who support them. After 24 years in the Air Force, she started a new career at Raytheon. \"I wanted to go where people would support me,\" she told us.
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* 401(k) / Retirement Plans
Employer Matching, if you elect to enroll company matches up to 3%.
* Work / Life Balance
Raytheon supports a variety of flexible work arrangements including compressed work weeks, flextime, job sharing, 9/80, reduced hours and telecommuting.
* Career Development
At Raytheon, we foster an inclusive culture of professional development. We support a variety of developmental opportunities including: Mentoring programs, Skills Development, Leadership Development, Rotational job assignments, and Continuous Improvement, all of which contribute to advancement of our employee's capabilities.
* Paid Time Off
Accrue paid time off monthly. Receive 10-12 holidays per year with some locations shutting down the week between Christmas and New Year's Day.
* Relocation Assistance
Select technical positions are eligible for relocation packages. See specific job description for eligibility requirements.
* Parental Leave
Raytheon offers all eligible employees up to three weeks paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child (separate from paid maternity leave or Family & Medical Leave Act).

* Minimum of 8 years of experience in mechanical engineering design, product support, and test. * Strong mechanical design aptitude and desire to learn, particularly if in relation to optical-mechanical assemblies such as mirror and lens mounts, precision mechanisms, and advanced structures. * Ability to apply basic physical principles, theories, and concepts within the mechanical engineering field, and general knowledge of other related disciplines. * Direct experience in developing detailed mechanical conceptual designs and documentation packages for optical and/or mechanical systems. * Proficiency with commercial CAD software, such as PTC Creo Parametric 3.0/4.0, Siemens Unigraphics NX, DS Solidworks. * Experience with electro-optical and electro-mechanical program manufacturing operations and processes. * Experience in design, assembly, and integration of mechanical / optical systems. * Experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) analysis for drawings. * Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio). * Requires an active DoD Secret Clearance on day one of employment. * U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. * U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems. Desired Skills: * Prior experience in the Aerospace or Defense industry, ideally with similar or related hardware and/or mechanisms. * Familiarity with space flight hardware, including material properties selection trades, sensitive hardware and electronics components handling. * Flight-hardware experience in assembly, integration, and test environments, to ensure hardware system level performance (e.g. vibration/shock/modal testing, thermal cycling per MIL-STD-1540, ESD/EMI/EMC per MIL-STD-461). * Laboratory test experience, to include use of control software such as National Instruments LabVIEW, MathWorks Simulink. * Machine shop hands-on experience (lathes, end mills, grinders, et. al.), CNC machine operation experience, and/or additive manufacturing fabrication experience. * Additional CAD and analysis software experience, including experience with mechanical stress analysis, thermal analysis, and various support software packages (i.e. MathWorks MATLAB, MSC Nastran/Patran, Ansys Fluent, Mathmatica), desired but not required. * Possess an active or in scope SSBI/SCI and/or DoD Secret/Top Secret security clearance. Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, or related engineering field, from an accredited university. Desired Education: Master of Science or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, or related engineering field, from an accredited university., What does it take to be successful at Raytheon? Check out these traits to see if you have the right mix. * Adaptable * Communicator * Inventive * Leadership * Problem-Solver * Team player

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon. * America's Best Large Employers by Forbes * Career & Development Opportunities * Full-time * Entry, Mid, Senior level, Employer Matching, if you elect to enroll company matches up to 3%. * Work / Life Balance Raytheon supports a variety of flexible work arrangements including compressed work weeks, flextime, job sharing, 9/80, reduced hours and telecommuting. * Career Development At Raytheon, we foster an inclusive culture of professional development. We support a variety of developmental opportunities including: Mentoring programs, Skills Development, Leadership Development, Rotational job assignments, and Continuous Improvement, all of which contribute to advancement of our employee's capabilities. * Paid Time Off Accrue paid time off monthly. Receive 10-12 holidays per year with some locations shutting down the week between Christmas and New Year's Day. * Relocation Assistance Select technical positions are eligible for relocation packages. See specific job description for eligibility requirements. * Parental Leave Raytheon offers all eligible employees up to three weeks paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child (separate from paid maternity leave or Family & Medical Leave Act).


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