Mechanical Design Engineer in Charlotte at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/20/2021

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Job Description

The WRIGHT career!

Curtiss-Wright Actuation Division designs, manufactures and supports electro-mechanical actuation products and systems for use in demanding applications in Aerospace, Defense and Industrial Automation markets. Our market leading solutions help improve the reliability, efficiency and performance of our customers' operations and platforms, as well as reducing their environmental impact with energy efficient electro-mechanical designs and technology. For the Aerospace market, we supply actuation systems for flight control, landing gear, utility and other applications on both commercial and military aircraft. In Ground & Naval Defense markets, we support a wide array of applications ranging from door assist, ramp and hatch actuation, weapons handling systems, radar and launch platform actuation, and robotic (AUV/ROV) actuation.

Find out more information and view our products here: https://www.cw-actuation.com/About/About-Actuation-Group

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Mechanical Design Engineer

We are looking for a technically savvy Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Actuation's team! Work can be located in Charlotte or Shelby NC!

Under minimal supervision, designs complex mechanical systems, equipment and packaging solutions. Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs. Directs support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication. Provides design information to drafting for finalizing documentation. Expected to use CAD and CAE systems to create design options. Other detailed analysis documentation is expected in accordance with design requirments.

Location: Charlotte, NC or Shelby, NC

Your Challenge:

  • Assumes a lead role in the engineering design, maintenance support and training for new product and existing products. Analyze new and existing designs to optimize design efficiency, safety, quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Designs and conducts experiments, collects data and interprets results, conducts analysis and writes analysis and test reports. Capability to draw conclusions and reconcile differences between predicted and actual results.
  • Plans and coordinates a variety of complex engineering solutions including documentation, reporting, publishing, and making technical or other presentations to ensure visibility of the solution(s) in an evolving environment.
  • Supports manufacturing in the development of processes and procedures to manufacture the products in accordance with design requirements and intended use. Analyze non-conformances and work on resolutions to manufacturing issues including root cause analysis and problem resolution.
  • Determines technical objectives and develops innovative, practical solutions to advance technical engineering problems. Leads failure analysis and responses to technical proprosals -- excellent writing and communication skill are needed.

Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 4-6 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience with the following: GD&T, CAD systems (preferably Siemens NS), CAE systems, Simulink/MATLAB desired.
  • Ability to create models and drawings, present design reviews, and perform trade studies and design reviews.
  • Capable of coordinating multiple project responsibilities.
  • Must be a team player and have knowledge of MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to perform analysis and studies with strong attention to details in a fast-paced environment.

This position may require exposure to information, which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

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