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BAE Systems

Principal Mechanical Engineer - Build and Design (Hybrid) (82482BR)




Full Time


Hudson, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description

BAE Systems is hiring for a Principal Mechanical Engineer!

At BAE Systems, we deliver a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Products encompass a wide range of technologies including digital electronics, RF and analog circuits, mechanical chassis and packaging. If you are an individual that enjoys a cohesive team environment and is interested in a variety of challenges across a variety of products, then we are interested in hearing from you!

Responsible for the design, integration, manufacturing and mechanical testing of hardware and subsystems for Electronic Warfare products.

Additional responsibilities:

  • A familiarly with design process including conceptual development, physical design, support to procurement, assembly, engineering test, debug, integration and support of product qualification.
  • The candidate should possess an understanding in the application of heat transfer principles, strength of materials, materials selection, design for vibration environments and the ability to apply those principles to unique mechanical design challenges.
  • The ability to perform thermal and or structural analysis using industry simulation tools (ANSYS).
  • Working with small design teams and the ability to effectively communicate within the team is required.
  • Candidate shall also be able to work within a broader program team and or supplier(s) and be able to communicate across functional boundaries in order to solve problems and achieve common goals.
  • The candidate shall possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Maintain a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies and rules.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with peers and customers to resolve technical problems and implement solutions.
  • Provide and lead prototype build support for engineering development and transition to production

**Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status**

Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Proven technical leadership with mechanical projects from design through successful test.
  • Ability to obtain Secret clearance.
  • 4+ Years of professional, technical experience
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Minimum of 4 years professional experience. Minimum of 2 years of DoD program experience, familiarity with military and commercial standards.
  • Experience with design and build of electronic systems.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.