Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer in Shelby at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 6/22/2019

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The Opportunity | Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer


Curtiss-Wright is looking for a Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Shelby, NC facility of Curtiss Wright is a part of the Industrial Division. We produce design and produce Actuators for the Aerospace market. The Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer designs and analyzes moderately complex mechanical systems for aerospace applications. They conduct feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs; directs support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication, and provides design information to drafting for package documentation.


Your challenge:



  • Provides engineering design, maintenance support and training to the manufacturing areas and assess new and existing equipment to optomize 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 the maintenance of moderately complex engineering solutions including documentation, reporting and publishing and making technical or other presentations to ensure visibility of the solution(s) in an evolving environment.

  • Designs new equipment and machinery as conceived to support the in-house needs of Manufacturing and Engineering.

  • Assists in building installing, debugging and testing new equipment to ensure production capabilities.

  • Determine technical objectives and develops innovative, practical solutions to advance technical engineering problems.

  • Provide technical support to failure investigation and bid responses.

  • Ability to create models and drawings, present design reviews, and perform trade studies and design reviews.

Your expertise:



  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience as a Mechanical Design or Manufacturing Engineer

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with knowledge of MS Office Suite

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications

  • Knowledge of basic electronic and mechanical assembly principles

  • Experience with mathematical concepts (probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry) and apply concepts to practical situations

  • Familiarity with aerospace materials and processes is a plus

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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