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Mechanical Design Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Palmdale, CA
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The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is a national asset that not only holds a legendary history but also a promising future. Just as founder Clarence “Kelly” Johnson intended, we’re not big on titles or protocol – we simply tackle the toughest technical challenges, making a real difference for our customers.

This position is for a mechanical design engineer for an advanced supersonic air vehicle program. A successful candidate will apply extensive technical expertise to develop solutions to complex aircraft mechanisms, landing gear and structural design problems. The candidate will coordinate efforts across a wide range of functional organizations, such as Quality Assurance, Planning, Tooling, Structural Analysis, Materials & Processes, Flight Sciences, Test and Manufacturing

Responsibilities for this position include:

• Development, test, and validation of mechanical designs
• Create and maintain 3-D CATIA models, assemblies and installations, system requirements, interface/supplier control drawings, performance specifications, system checkout procedures and statements of work
• Create system requirements, trade studies, sub-component and flight test plans
• Coordinate with suppliers, internal and external integrated product teams
• Provide manufacturing, component test and ground/flight test support
• May serve as the prime technical contact for mechanical systems
• May function in a project leadership role managing the system performance, budget and schedule

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access

Selected applicant does not require a security clearance to start, but will be required to obtain a secret clearance after starting

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s or above Degree in an Engineering Discipline
• Experience with CATIA, Solidworks, Pro Engineer, Creo, Unigraphics, NX or equivalent 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) tool
• Experience in mechanical or mechanism design

Desired skills
• Experience in CATIA V5
• Experience with metallic and composite design
• Experience with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)
• Experience with hand stress analysis

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

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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Palmdale California