187761 - Mechanical System Design & Analysis Engineer 4
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
El Segundo
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Mechanical System Design & Analysis Engineer 4 located in El Segundo, CA.

Leads and provides technical quality review of the development and documentation of mechanical and fluid systems and thermal environment to establish the system design. Leads activities to validate and verify mechanical and fluid systems requirements. Leads the development, maintenance or modification of system components'' designs/proposals to provide installation and detail documentation. Performs and documents analyses. Manages supplier development, test and production activities and directs the supplier to optimize integration and achieve program goals. Prioritizes, delegates and tracks performance and documentation of analyses of mechanisms/landing gear/ordnance components and systems selecting appropriate methods to validate or assess the design. Supports proposal preparation and new business development efforts. Trains and coaches others. Works under minimal direction.

The Lead Mechanical Engineer is responsible for ensuring a comprehensive space vehicle design, with inputs from other design disciplines and systems engineering. This position requires sound technical judgment, and the ability to rapidly make decisions that balance the overall space vehicle design. Ideal candidates will possess strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt to a fast-paced and continually changing environment. This position will require strong team-work and communication skills to effectively work across multiple program teams, internal organizations and assist our programs as we grow our team’s capabilities.

•Develop and verify space vehicle mechanical design.
•Analyze and verify mechanical performance of hardware components a vehicle.
•Perform detailed system design and verification activities.
•Support system level integration and validation.
•Analyze system level performance.
•Perform analyses and trades in support of a rapid prototype system.
•Manage performance of critical suppliers to ensure subsystem compliance and delivery.

• Bachelors of Science degree in Aerospace, Civil or Mechanical Engineering.
• 9 years or more of experience in aircraft or spacecraft mechanical design.
• 3 years or more of experience in supplier technical evaluation and technical performance management.

• Experience leading an integrated product multi-disciplinary team
• Experience incorporating design requirements from a multi-disciplinary team into mechanical design.
• Experience integrating design at spacecraft level
• Experience working with spacecraft mechanical design
• Experience in development, build and test of small and medium-sized space vehicles
• Experience in dynamic rapid prototyping environment
• Experience working on proprietary programs with a variety of Government entities in a classified environment

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience).

WORK HOURS: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Frequent travel to Kent, WA may be required.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Brenda Ordaz
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x284 or (800) 927-9318 x284

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.