Design Engineer, Defense Equipment & Vehicle Manufacturing

Design Engineer, Defense Equipment & Vehicle Manufacturing

Location

, North Carolina

Employment Type

Permanent

Industry

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job ID

9659


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Executive Alliance is pleased to represent our client who is an industry leader known for engineering, manufacturing and customizing armored vehicles for clients in 60+ countries around the world. They are located in greater Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

They are seeking a Design Engineer to join their team in Shelby, NC and contribute to their continued success.


Job Description:

Executive Alliance is pleased to represent our client who is an industry leader known for engineering, manufacturing and customizing armored vehicles for clients in 60+ countries around the world. They are located in greater Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

They are seeking a Design Engineer to join their team in Shelby, NC and contribute to their continued success.

 

The Design Engineer takes a leading role in the design and development of new products, equipment, structural and equipment upgrades to defense equipment and vehicles, from requirements and concept, detail design, to manufacturing and prototype test. This is a design, R&D, hands-on testing, focused heavily on the new product development/upgrades of defense equipment. The mechanical engineer is a hands-on team member who uses technical and administrative skills to assist in the oversight and completion of engineering projects, including the following key elements:

 

  • Perform a broad range of design and review tasks associated with the implementation of standard techniques, procedures and/or criteria as they apply to the technical aspects
  • Design Components, systems and assemblies, modified parts, or new designs, into applications
  • Use own knowledge and information supplied relative to the technical or administrative aspects of the program to perform technical studies and analysis, prepare inputs to program documentation as it relates to the documentation and design of mechanisms, structures and integration of systems.
  • Generate BOMS, schematics and technical drawings and maps to communicate designs to the rest of the organization, including purchasing and technician installation.
  • Hands on first article installation and development. Devise, execute and document testing of prototype components and systems
  • Review final documents or data deliverables for completeness and compliance
  • Participate in and lead meetings, design reviews, and briefings
  • Identify and report on issues or related problems and potential risks, and recommend risk-mitigation
  • Work in a team environment, under general guidelines set by the Chief Engineer to have a high degree of initiative in the execution of responsibilities to given deadlines.
  • Modify and/or adapt techniques and standard approaches to solve moderately difficult problems encountered

 

 



Job Requirements:

Experience

 

Minimum six (6) years of experience as follows:

 

  • Developing new products and generate a production quality technical data package with drawing tree, BOM and complete drawing package
  • Solid Works CAD proficiency
  • Virtual manipulation and generation of complex formed parts and surfaces
  • Clean sheet new parts generation in SolidWorks, with FEA and fundamental structural analysis desirable.
  • Systems engineering with gated or milestone driven processes.
  • Improve existing products through cost and benefit analysis
  • Interfacing with other engineering, marketing, and manufacturing departments
  • Conducting trade studies and justify decisions and recommendations
  • Defining system requirements and subsystem configurations based on top level customer requirements
  • Performing and supporting system level integration
  • Production and manufacturing understanding
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong individual drive and team player with strong organizational skills

 

Education

 

BS, BEng Engineering (mechanics, mechanical design) four-year degree.

 

Security Clearance Requirements

 

This position may require Security Clearance; therefore U.S. citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

 

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Contact Details:

Doug Wald
Vice President of Recruiting
Executive Alliance
+1-631-493-0515
doug@execsallied.com