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Mechanical Engineer - Drone

Lockheed Martin


Location:
Orem, UT
Date:
01/04/2018
2018-01-042018-02-03
Job Code:
418364BR_1
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Job Details

Lockheed Martin Procerus Technologies (LMPT) is a leader in developing and producing world-class avionics and payload technologies used in numerous small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Its products deliver innovative UAS solutions for the defense, aerospace, industrial and scientific markets including advanced Kestrel Autopilot flight systems, light-weight Perceptor Gimbal and small, on-board Vision Processing Unit.

Our team is seeking a Mechanical System Design Engineer with experience designing small military-grade products. This individual will participate in and drive multi-disciplined product design engineering tasks associated with drones. Our ideal candidate will need to be self-motivated and show examples of design from concept to manufacture. This position will require familiarity with motors, sensors, and other mechatronics as well as thorough knowledge of kinematics, material properties, tolerance analysis, design for manufacture, computer aided analysis, prototyping, and product testing and verification. Extensive CAD experience (preferably SolidWorks) including large assembly management, surface modeling, and design for injection molding should be demonstrated as well. A broad knowledge of low to midscale manufacturing techniques including sheet metal fab, CNC machining, rapid prototyping technologies, injection molding and composite layup is highly desirable. This position will be required to work with small teams on quick-turn products from product conception to manufacturing including flight tests, documentation and customer training

Vineyard, UT is between Orem City and Utah Lake and has the feel of a suburban community and is close to many city amenities in Provo and Salt Lake City. With beautiful lakefront views to the west and Mt. Timpanogos to the east, Vineyard has a unique beauty and charm all its own! It is centrally located in Utah County and is on the threshold of change and growth. Vineyard has quick access to outdoors activities in the mountains including hiking, camping, rock climbing, skiing and snowboarding, parasailing, biking and more. Zion, Bryce, Arches, Canyonlands, Great Basin and Capitol Reef National Parks are a short 3 to 4 hour drive from Vineyard and the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone are less than 6 hours away

Basic Qualifications
- BS in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent plus relevant work experience
- Experience using Solidworks to design mechanical products
- Experience using rapid prototype processes including 3D printing, CNC, and laser cutting
- Experience working with external vendors for part fabrication
- Experience selecting and sourcing COTS mechanical parts
- Light weight part design experience including material selection and mass reduction design techniques
- Self-starter
- Good written and oral communication skills

Desired skills
- Experience with Drones (VTOL or Fixed Wing)
- Experience designing for rigorous environmental requirements: impact, shock, vibe, immersion & RF
- Injection molded part design and manufacturing experience
- Knowledge of aircraft actuators and dynamics

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): Vineyard Utah