Mechanical Engineering Manager - East Farmingdale - Curtiss-Wright

Publiée le: 4/25/2021

Résumé de l'offre

Description de l'offre

Our East Farmingdale site is part of our Defense Solutions division, and more specifically the Peerless Instrument group. This business unit focuses on electronic assemblies, systems and software for the US military including advanced instrumentation and control systems that are not only used in Navy propulsion systems but also other Navy subsystems. For more information please visit

The Opportunity | Mechanical Engineering Manager

The Mechanical Engineering Manager will be responsible for the mechanical design, development, shock and vibration qualification of air-cooled and conduction cooled VPX 6U circuit cards along with very large conduction cooling electronic cabinets.

Location: East Farmingdale, New York

Your Challenge

  • Provide technical leadership to the Mechanical Engineering Department and Design & Drafting Group
  • Assign Mechanical Engineering personnel to projects and tasks as required, and manage their performance to meet project goals and schedules
  • Work with Mechanical Engineers to develop new concepts and perform technical reviews
  • Directly serve as Project Engineer on certain projects as appropriate
  • Represent Peerless at reviews and other meetings with customers
  • Provide general Mechanical Engineering support for all Peerless activities
  • Provide estimates of labor and period of performance for Mechanical Engineering efforts in support of proposals
  • Provide status reports on a regular basis to the Director of Engineering
  • Maintain staffing levels and personnel training to meet anticipated demands on department
  • Manage the activities of the Design & Drafting group through the D&D Supervisor

Your Expertise

  • Extensive competence in 3D solid modelling and 2D drawing generation. Experience with GDT strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of shock and vibration resistance and thermal management of electronics in extreme environments strongly desired
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet technical, schedule, and budgetary constraints
  • Familiarity with structural FEA and thermal CFD analysis. Hands-on skills strongly desired.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and ability to work well with assemblers and other manufacturing personnel
  • Ability to interface with and provide technical support to subcontractors, suppliers, and customers
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required, Master's Degree preferred
  • A minimum of ten (10) years' experience in a design engineering environment, preferably in the field of military electronics or naval systems
  • Several years' experience in engineering management strongly desired
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance
  • Must be a U.S Citizen

This position may require exposure to information that 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. #LI-PV