The Transmission Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for the design of transmissions and gear boxes for military ground vehicles including tanks, howitzers, and infantry fighting vehicles. Projects will range in scope from advanced research, development, and testing of future transmissions, to failure analysis and incremental improvements of existing products.
Responsible for transmission and transmission sub system design, including analysis, integration, and performance in the combat vehicle application.
Develop innovative technical concepts and perform mechanical, hydraulic, and thermal analysis to ensure new designs meet requirements.
Develop & release detailed CAD models and drawings, and release them for development qualification and production activity using Engineering Change Proposals.
Interface with cross functional teams, customers, and suppliers.
Compose design verification test plans using a Systems Engineering approach that capture all performance data to assess requirements compliance.
Plan and oversee qualification activities including bench, dynamometer, and vehicle level testing.
Lead failure analysis investigations on transmissions and gear boxes.
Write and present internal & external engineering reports & presentations.
Level (L1-L3) & pay for this position will be commensurate with experience.
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university required and a minimum of 0-3 years related experience.
Demonstrated ability to perform mechanical stress and structural engineering calculations.
Demonstrated ability to perform thermal fluids and heat transfer calculations.
Ability to manage and organize multiple project tasks to meet established deadlines.
Must be capable of obtaining a DOD security clearance.
Good written and verbal communications.
Must be willing to travel (domestic and foreign) up to 10%.
Must be able to move freely within the manufacturing and lab environment with reasonable accommodation.
Preferred Additional Skills:
MS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
Knowledge of cooling, friction, clutch, brake, lubrication, and hydraulic systems and components
Working knowledge of GD&T
Creo / Pro-E experience
Experience designing and developing components for a military or aerospace contractor
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