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Lead Mechanical Product Design Engineer / Grand Prairie, TX

Lockheed Martin

Grand Prairie, TX
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Lockheed Martin seeks an experienced Mechanical Product Design Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie to provide support and leadership for a modular pod concept development, detailed design, drawings and parts lists, Engineering Release (ER) documentation, support for test article fabrication and qualification efforts. The modular pod is being developed for use on the current production version of legacy rocket systems as well as the future extended range version. The candidate must demonstrate highly innovative approaches to resolve difficult design issues and will be responsible for refinement of conceptual designs leading to detailed design of components and assemblies to enable production of ground and flight development and qualification test articles

Travel will also be required to support and provide technical assistance to potential suppliers

Other notable tasks will include:
-Development of 3D drawing models and creation/release of 2D engineering drawings using 3D CAD Software, Pro/Engineer (CREO-3)
-Interface development and generation of Instructional Engineering Release (IER) documents
-Performance of Trade Studies and Tolerance Analysis
-Requirements derivation / decomposition
-Specification development / creation to suppliers for procured components
-Collaborate / Coordinate with other Mechanical Engineering (Structures, Thermal and M&P) and technical disciplines (Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Logistics & Sustainment Engineering), Procurement (Materials and Subcontract Management), Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Engineering, Production Operations, and potential suppliers

The Locale: Grand Prairie is part of the “Mid-Cities” region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth

Basic Qualifications
-Candidate must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret Clearance
-Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university, preferably in an engineering related field
-8+ years of experience using a 3D parametric CAD modeling tool and using the model product to create 2D drawings
-Mechanical Engineer with strong conceptual and detail design skills, preferably using PRO Engineer / CREO
-Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
-Knowledge of mechanical drawing standards
-Experience with detail, assembly, and installation type drawings
-Knowledge of manufacturing and manufacturing processes

-Must have the ability to travel as it may be required to support the hardware Production Operations integration facility in Camden, Arkansas. as well as other fabrication / test support initiatives at White Sands Missile Range

-Strong oral and written communication skills
-Strong organizational skills
-Capable of performing in a fast paced, dynamic environment, capable of working in an inclusive, team environment

Desired skills
-Computer Aided Design skills using PRO Engineer CREO-3 Software
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
-The candidate should have experience with tolerance analysis
-Prior MFOM experience is a plus
-Experience designing modular pod type structures requiring precision-machined surfaces

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas