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Mechanical Engineer Associate / Grand Prairie, TX

Lockheed Martin

Grand Prairie, TX
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Lockheed Martin is seeking a college graduate to perform materials research, evaluation, and selection in order to provide mechanical engineering design support for development and production applications. Performs evaluation and selection of engineering processes required to produce mechanical hardware meeting program requirements, such as welding, fastening, adhesive bonding, and materials finishing processes. Also provides and/or coordinates materials failure analysis efforts in the Materials & Processes Lab or other labs. Applies to the planning, design, development, and testing of new aerospace, defense, and advanced technology products

The candidate will be responsible for Materials and Process tasks including performing preliminary materials and processes research and evaluation, followed by detailed testing and selection on assembly systems and subsystems. Tasks may also include writing detailed laboratory test plans and procedures followed by test supervision or monitoring. The candidate will also be required to write Materials specification and Process specifications in support of program fabrication and processing.

The candidate will provide technical documentation and input to data packages to support peer and customer reviews, and present materials test data to program and customer personnel at technical interchange meetings and design reviews. Responsible for research, test, and process development of high temperature coatings and materials for aerospace systems and components. Experienced with materials evaluation tools for materials selection.

The candidate will also be responsible for Materials Review Board (MRB) activities as related to engineering materials and processes including coordination with other mechanical engineering disciplines (e.g. Stress and Thermal) as required to determine the proper course of action with suspect hardware

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

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
- BS or MS degree from an accredited college in Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Welding Engineering, Materials Science, or other related fields.
- Materials & Processes knowledge in the aerospace, automotive, or printed wiring board assembly (PWA) industry.
- Experience with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
- Candidate must have the ability to travel.
- Candidate must be able to obtain a security clearance

Desired skills
Exposure to different Materials Selector and emerging technologies. Leadership with demonstrated interpersonal skills. Creativity/innovation to solve issues related to materials and processes selection in support of design performance. Exposure with PWA or CCA assembly, processing, and component failure analysis. Desire to perform in a fast paced, dynamic environment, while multitasking as part of an inclusive engineering team.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills for generating materials & processes test plans, reports, documentation, and potentially proposals are necessary.

Strength in Materials & Processes engineering with a desire to learn more and demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills
Candidate must have strong analytical, experimental and organizational skills

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): Grand Prairie Texas

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