Mechanical Engineer

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Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineering
  • Location: Columbus, Mississippi
  • Type: Direct
  • Job #2436
  • Salary: $180,000.00

The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for designing and developing mechanical components, systems, and assemblies using CAD software for their missile systems, aerostructures, electronics and unmanned aerial systems (UAS). They will create detailed 2D and 3D drawings and prototypes, supported by engineering calculations and simulations to validate designs and make data-driven decisions. Stress and thermal analyses will be part of the responsibilities.

They will oversee prototype fabrication, analyze test results, and iterate on designs to enhance performance and reliability. Implementing quality control procedures to ensure product consistency and reliability. Collaboration is vital, and they will actively engage in design reviews and design failure mode and effects analysis (DFMEA).

ITAR COMPLIANT: US Citizen or Green Card holders only
5+ years of experience as a Mechancial Design Engineer for regulated manufacturing
Experience in the defense industry, DoD, or related
Experience performing engineering calculations and simulations to validate design concepts
Experience with Solidworks, AutoCAD or CATIA
Experience using Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles
Experience with design failure mode and effects analysis (DFMEA)
Knowledge of defense industry regulations and standards
BS in Mechanical Engineering or related

Experience with defense programs such as missile systems and loitering munitions
Experience conducting stress analysis and thermal analysis
Experience with Kaizen lean manufacturing
Experience overseeing prototype fabrication of mechanical designs they’ve produced
Six Sigma certification
Active Security Clearance or Inactive Security Clearance (can be reinstated)
MS in Mechanical Engineering or related

Salary Range: $120,000 to $180,000 DOE
Bonus: Annual bonus negotiated at offer stage
Full relocation package available 

Please contact us for additional details and to discuss this position.


 Manuel Alvear – Technical Recruiter
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 Direct: 1-904-239-4900
 Job ID: #2436


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