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Specialist, Mechanical Engineering (Mission Systems)

Company: L3Harris
Location: Plano
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Specialist , Mechanical Engineering
Job Code:---SAS20232002-97428
Job Location: Plano, TX
Job Description:--- ---
This Specialist, Mechanical Engineering role will work over a broad range of disciplines including product design, analysis, manufacturing, and testing as they relate to state-of-the-art radar systems. This role is responsible for mechanical design tasks such as technology research, specification generation, interface definition, component selection, component 3D CAD modeling, data collection, and product documentation and will support the Mission Systems business area. Feed your passion for learning by expanding your mechanical engineering career in radar and advanced technologies in our agile environment.---
The Advanced Systems & Technologies (AS&T) division is a part of L3Harris' Agile Development Group and specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced Unmanned Air Systems (UAS / UAV), advanced radar systems, next-generation weapon systems, and other RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience.

Essential Functions:---

  • Primary engineering responsibility for mechanical design tasks such as requirements analysis, specification generation, interface definition, component selection, component 3D CAD modeling, data collection, Product documentation, and product validation

  • Design mechanical aspects of circuit card assemblies

  • Design thermal solutions for high-power electronics

  • Schedule, cost, and technical responsibility at the component or subsystem level

  • Prototype and Test component parts and assemblies

  • Develop test plans and procedures for mechanical subsystems

  • Perform test and evaluation of component parts and systems

  • Participate in peer reviews, PDRs, CDRs, and other required design reviews

  • Participate in interdisciplinary design teams and reviews

  • Adhere to company processes for product development, configuration management, purchasing, etc.

  • Direct Designers/ Technicians as part of a design team

  • Perform trade studies to determine optimal designs

  • Conceptualize new designs to solve mechanical demands

  • Expertise in engineering documentation/ Drawings IAW ANSI Y14.100

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD clearance and a ny additional clearances as required

  • Physical Requirements: ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

  • Up to 10% travel may be required

  • Other duties as assigned


    • U.S. citizen

    • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field

    • Minimum 4 years experience in mechanical design

    • Experience in packaging and cooling of high power electronics

    • Experience using ANSI Y14.5 dimensioning and tolerancing

    • Some experience with common manufacturing processes

    • Experienced in the use of 3D CAD modeling; particularly Solidworks and or CREO

    • Experience using Microsoft Office products

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Masters degree in mechanical engineering or related field and/or equivalent experience desired------------------------------------

      • Experience in design for and testing to military environments ( i.e. temperature, vibration, shock, etc.)

      • Prior ANSYS experience

      • Active DoD clearance with current 5 year update

      • Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.

      • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)

        L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

Keywords: L3Harris, Plano , Specialist, Mechanical Engineering (Mission Systems), Other , Plano, Texas

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