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Mechanical Engineer Staff

Liverpool, New York

Job ID: 582392BR Date posted: Jan. 14, 2022 Locations: Liverpool, New YorkProgram: Marion Transition COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:Lockheed Martin located in Syracuse, NY is in search of an experienced and motivated mechanical engineer for a technical lead role within the submarine communications and torpedoes business area. The candidate will perform and direct multi-functional technical development activity in coordination with program and engineering management. This activity may include but not be limited to new design, research, analysis, small team leadership with review and approval of the team’s technical work, hands-on build and test of equipment, internal/external customer interfacing, and support to bid and schedule activities. Prior experience working within the defense, naval, and/or maritime industries is a major plus. The position will also require the individual to hold a significant contributing role within the mechanical engineering organization with responsibilities including, peer reviews, design reviews, failure reviews (DFMEA,FRB), DFX discussions, and other support activities across the Syracuse mechanical engineering product areas. The candidate will need to achieve long term goals as the responsible engineer with limited oversight by management while providing mentoring and guidance to the junior engineering staff.

Responsibilities include:
- Lead a multi-functional product team to develop new submarine-installed hardware.
- Develop, understand and present technical concepts regarding product design and performance.
- Interface with Systems Engineering to develop/define/implement customer requirements.
- Provide design oversight of mechanical components and electromechanical assemblies.
- Perform functional analysis, evaluation, and optimization of product designs.
- Directly design and analyze components and electro-mechanical assemblies
- Provide insight to manufacturing related matters.
- Perform and oversee design verification efforts.
- Contribute to cost/benefit trade-off analysis and feasibility studies.
- Mechanical related failure analysis of hardware.
- Create and maintain mechanical solid models and sketches using Creo.
- Manage bills of material (BOM) within LM’s Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM) system.
- Maintain communications with program management regarding project progress and roadblocks.
- Support product lifecycle management from concept through implementation.
- Support mentoring and engineering staff development.
Basic Qualifications:
• US Citizen
• Significant product development background demonstrating a strong engineering aptitude and good problem-solving skills.
• Broad experience and knowledge across the mechanical engineering discipline.
• A demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership within a development environment.
• Ability to understand finite element analysis and apply it to a real-world situation.
• Proficient in the use of industry standard mechanical engineering tools (Creo, EPDM, SolidWorks, Ansys, Abaqus, etc.)
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a mechanical engineering or related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with a minimum of 9-12 years of professional experience.
• Ability to travel up to 10%, both international and domestic.
Desired Skills:
• Prior DoD industry experience
• Experience developing hardware for Naval and undersea applications
• Familiarity with Mil Standards, ruggedized equipment design and environmental test requirements
• Structural dynamics (shock/vibration) design and analysis (FEA)
• Thermal design and analysis, including computational fluid dynamics (CFD) experience
• Knowledge of materials and corrosion control
• Electronics packaging and cabling
• Geometric Design and Tolerancing (GD&T) knowledge
• Experience with design for manufacturing
• Experience with additive manufacturing processes and design criteria
• Hands-on troubleshooting and field engineering Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Mechanical Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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