Leidos currently has an opening for a Sr. Mechanical Engineer to work with the US Army Natick Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, MA. The candidate will be integrated into a highly dynamic team supporting the Tactical Shelters Team and Aerial Delivery Equipment and Systems Divisions. The candidate responsibilities include; testing and analysis of mechanical systems, verification of system performance, participation in product quality discrepancy report investigations, prepare engineering change proposals, be able to provide root cause analysis to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems, provide technical reviews of drawing packages, specifications and technical manuals.
- Participate in product quality discrepancy report investigations (approximately 25 per year).
- Prepare Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) (approximately 8 per year).
- Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems with root cause analysis and corrective action development related to fielded helicopter sling load equipment, and personnel and cargo parachute systems as well as tactical shelter systems. Provide technical reviews of drawing packages, specifications, and technical/field manuals within 30 days.
- Provide engineering analysis and technical subject matter expertise with regards to rigid wall shelters and supporting rigid wall shelter hardware and systems.
- Disposition request for waivers and deviations (approximately 75 per year).
- Participate in parachute, airdrop and shelters equipment design reviews (approximately 2 per year).
- Provide technical expertise, with experience in aerial delivery rigging, to support engineering assessment with responsibilities to include engineering assessments of aerial delivery items, inspection of first article test samples, testing of airdrop hardware, and developing airdrop and helicopter sling load rigging procedures.
5+ years of related experience.
Excellent communication and problem solving skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple actions at any given time
Excellent analytical and technical skills
Ability to work independently as well as with others in a team
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Masters a plus
Proficiency in software programs such as AutoCAD, Labview and Solidworks.
Project management experience with multifunctional responsibilities is a plus.
Knowledge of Aerial Delivery Systems/Airdrop Programs and/or Tactical Shelters Systems is plus.
External referral eligible
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Mechanical Engineering
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