• Mechanical Engineer, Staff

    Group/Job Location US-MA-Waltham
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  • Overview

    QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide. Our offerings range from survivability and unmanned systems to power, controls, sensors, and transportation solutions. Customers rely on our products to increase readiness, improve mission effectiveness, streamline operations, increase situational awareness and enhance security.

    At QinetiQ North America, you'll find a dedicated and talented team of people who enjoy their work and take pride in their accomplishments. As a member of our team, you'll work with cutting-edge technology and some of the industry's most brilliant minds. We offer a comprehensive, flexible benefit package including tuition assistance and career development opportunities. If you're interested in working for a technology-driven company that is the leader in its industry, but one that maintains the fast-paced, creative environment of a start-up, QinetiQ North America is the right place for you.

    QinetiQ North America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or gender identity.


    Any external applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    Position requires U.S. citizenship.


    Job purpose:

    Candidate will participate in the mechanical designs of military and commercial products. Designs will include product design, electromechanical packaged assemblies (militarized and commercial), robotics and automated machinery. Candidate should be proficient using 3-D Solid Modeling software (Solidworks preferable) and and have an understanding of static/dynamic and thermal analysis. The candidate will perform as an engineering team member on projects, create design packages, and implement processes for good design practices.  The candidate shall also be “hands-on” with abilities support mechanical design and product issues related to various DoD pre-production and production programs.  Candidate will also participate in the formal Engineering Change process.


    Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

    1. Electromechanical design, layout and modeling of electro-mechanical assemblies (using Solidworks), machinery and mechanisms.
    2. Perform basic structural, dynamic and thermal analysis.
    3. Perform basic tolerance analysis.
    4. Creation of detail designs and drawings for fabrication.

    Required knowledge:

    Design -- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. 
    Clerical – Experience with a CAD PDM system a plus.  Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records.


    Required Skills

    Computer Aided Design – Must have experience with Solidworks.  Experience with Solidworks Sheetmetal design tool a plus.

    Drafting – Must have experience with creation of detailed drawing and geometric tolerancing (ASME Y14.5).

    Communication- Must demonstrate excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

    Computer- Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.



    2-4 years experience in mechanical design.
    Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication, machining and welding processes.
    Experience in processing Engineering Changes to documentation on DoD programs.
    Mechanical Engineering BS or equivalent.

    Candidates will be subject to a Background Investigation. US citizenship is required.


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