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Associate Mechanical Engineer

Company: Curtiss-Wright
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Opportunity
Associate Mechanical Engineer
As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will perform various analyses, design, and/or assembly related to manufacturing engineering projects. You will develop, implement, and maintain methods, operation sequence, and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies. You will collaborate with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products.
Location: Portland, OR
Your Challenge:

  • Conceptual design, 3D modeling, Piece part and Assembly level drawings

  • Support engineering releases and revisions

  • Support development testing and validation

  • Analyze failures and recommend corrective action

  • Hands on prototype validation

  • Performance requires physical attendance and may require limited travel

  • Assess new and existing product to optimize design efficiency, quality and cost effectiveness.

    Your Expertise:

    • 3D CAD and mechanical design. SolidWorks experience is ideal

    • 2+ years of advanced design of mechanical/ electro-mechanical assemblies, embedded industry preferred

    • 2 years of product design experience

    • Design of sheet metal, machined parts, cable assemblies, and/or harnesses

    • Basic structural and fluid dynamics

    • Basic thermal and airflow calculations

    • Knowledge in designing for thermal / vibration /shock applications

    • Understanding of product design for outdoor, dynamic or harsh environments; Military product design highly desirable

    • Familiarity with MIL standards. Strong preference to experience with MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461

    • Ability to develop test plans, fixtures and conduct in-house systems and basic testing. Support activities at external testing facilities (thermal, vibration, shock, EMI)

    • Knowledge or experience in basic PCB layout and design desirable

    • Experience with ISO 9001 or AS9100 quality management system desirable

    • Conduct internal design reviews and interface directly with customer or internal departments regarding product requirements and details

    • Hands on involvement with manufacturing group evaluating prototypes of new products and implementing improvements in the design for manufacturability

    • Ability to work with component vendors and outside manufacturing contractors to resolve process and design issues

    • Knowledge of Bill of Materials structure and documentation standards (ANSI Y14.5)

    • Check engineering drawings and evaluate tolerances

    • Create assembly and part drawings

      What we offer:
      Curtiss-Wright is proud to offer our employees a comprehensive total rewards package:

      • Competitive Pay

      • Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance and more

      • Savings opportunities for retirement, with an opportunity to become a shareholder

      • Learning and development opportunities

      • Recognition for your contributions

        About Us:
        Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions is Engineered to Succeed. You will join the agile Parvus - Product Design and Applications Engineering team to aggressively develop innovative off-the-shelf and application-specific technology solutions at the heart of defense and aerospace platforms. Our products and solutions are engineered to provide the critical core computing and networking technologies for ground vehicles, aircraft, missiles, sensors, rockets, and spacecraft, including manned and autonomous unmanned systems.
        Curtiss-Wright Acquired Parvus Corporation - Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions (curtisswrightds.com) (https://www.curtisswrightds.com/parvus)
        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.
        Compliance Statement
        This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening. In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.
        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 (TA_COE@curtisswright.com) and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.
        Join the WRIGHT Team!
        Over 90 years of growth, Curtiss-Wright is an integrated, market-facing global diversified industrial company and remains a technology leader through this legacy of innovation. Through three well-balanced segments - Aerospace & Industrial, Defense Electronics and Naval & Power, we remain focused on advanced technologies for high performance platforms and critical applications. Diversity, commitment to excellence and dedication to the spirit of pioneering innovation continue to drive the employees of Curtiss-Wright.
        Our Values
        What makes a world-class organization? It all begins with core values that provide a strong foundation for success. Simple in theory, the values of Curtiss-Wright are reflected in every aspect of our operations. To our employees, these are more than words on a wall - we all take these values to heart in our relationships with our customers and each other.
        We lead based on vision and strategic direction, empowering employees to reach goals through thoughtful and decisive action.
        Customer Focus
        We are committed to achieving total quality by meeting our customers' expectations and delivering products and services in a timely fashion.
        Teamwork & Trust
        Working in a spirit of trust and collaboration, we actively encourage employees to contribute their ideas and innovations to keep our company moving forward.
        Respect for People
        We believe that people are our most valuable asset and will always do the right thing in our dealings and interactions with all employees.
        We will act with the highest integrity in all of our business relationships and strategic partnerships.
        What We Offer Our Employees:
        Opportunity: As part of the Curtiss-Wright team, you have the opportunity each day to transform the way customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides you with excellent experiences that enable you to develop your skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. You will have the opportunity to contribute from day one!
        Challenging Work: The work we do here is not only challenging, but it is meaningful to our customers, our employees and the communities in which they live and work. You are given the chance to work on some of the most advanced technology projects in the world. Now that something to be proud of!
        Collaborative Environment: The teamwork among our exceptionally talented people enables us to deliver some of the most advanced solutions to our customers.

Keywords: Curtiss-Wright, Portland , Associate Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Portland, Oregon

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