Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Sr. Mechanical Engineer


Asheville, North Carolina

Employment Type



Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job ID



Our client is a global aerospace leader in the design and manufacture of motion control products and inertial navigation components for aerospace applications. 

Job Description:

Salary : $100000 - $130000

Senior Mechanical Engineer- Aerospace

Founded more than 75 years ago, our client, a global Aerospace and Defense supplier, is a leader in the design and manufacture of precision motion control products and inertial navigation components.   The company has a very long history of innovation and excellence, and is the go-to brand for many global clients.   The position is located just outside of Asheville, North Carolina. They offer a comprehensive benefits package including a 401K and Tuition Reimbursement.  They also offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and a 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off.  

Position Description

The Sr. Mechanical Engineer is responsible for leading the design and development of electromechanical actuators for use in the aerospace and defense markets. The position requires extensive understanding of the behavior of mechanical systems as well as the interaction with BLDC prime movers.  The Sr. Mechanical Engineer is responsible for reviewing and interpreting customer requirements, and assessing the level of effort required to fulfill them.   This position is also responsible for leading proposal efforts, prototype development and other New Product Introduction (NPI) activities culminating in the transition of new products into production.

Product Life Cycle Engineering

  • Development of new concepts and proposal solutions
  • Understanding of manufacturing and design trade-offs (practical implementation of designs)
  • Development and validation of performance models
  • Gear-train Design and Stress Analysis based on industry standard practices.  Spur and Planetary gear-train design experience preferred
  • Support cost proposal activity including:
  • Manufacturing and design cost assessment
  • Participate as a member of a cross-functional project team focused on development of customer funded projects as well as IR&D projects
  • Support Manufacturing fabrication and assembly
  • Support the creation of test procedures and test reports
  • Support engineering and production Acceptance and Qualification test
  • Creates 3D CAD models of design concepts, and develops detailed 2D drawings while working with designers.
  • Perform and coordinate design analysis using ANSYS, Matlab, and other CAE tools

Business Development Support

  • Travel as required to support market development and customer needs
  • Support and advance relationships with our customer’s engineering teams

Job Requirements:

Required Skills

  • Customer centric attitude
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and presentation skills including  Design reviews and  Marketing presentations.  
  • Ability to lead effectively in a cross functional team environment
  • Drives for results - action oriented
  • Continuously improves in all aspects

Required Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an aerospace motion control engineering and/or manufacturing environments.
  • New product development  
  • Experience as a member of a cross-functional project team focused on development of customer funded projects and/or IR&D projects  
  • 3-D CAD experience, SolidWorks preferred  
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US, visa sponsorship not available
  • Must be able to work on U.S. government programs and/or obtain security clearance in the future
  • Solid understanding of aerospace and defense markets and requirements preferred
  • Systems design, development and integration experience preferred



Contact Details:

Scott Passeser

Executive Alliance

Commack, NY 11725