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Mechanical Engineer

BEI Precision Systems & Space Company, Inc. • Little Rock, AR
9 months ago

Mechanical Engineer

Job Title

Mechanical Engineer Job Description

Mechanical Engineering position to perform design and analysis of mechanical parts and assemblies for space, military and commercial products; and perform other tasks as needed. Essential Functions: • Responsible for the mechanical design of precision machined parts, optics assemblies, test equipment, and mechanical assemblies for optical encoders, scanners, accelerometers, and other precision sensor systems.

• Design tests and test equipment to support vibration testing, thermal, and vacuum testing for space and military systems.

• Work in small design teams with other engineering, manufacturing and quality disciplines and as a part of an engineering organization providing support with design tools, methods, and approaches.

• Requires strict attention to thermal expansion, materials selection for use in space, and reliability issues, as systems will be used in military, space, and other extreme environments.

• Participate in new product exploration and development, engineering process improvement and working with customers on integration issues and proposals. Minor Duties and Responsibilities: • Product Support

  • Implement Engineering Change Orders
  • Provide drafting and CAD modeling support for legacy products.

• Production and Infrastructure Support

  • Provides hands-on support as required to other departments.

Basic Qualifications

  1. Must be a US citizen with the completion of a 4-year collegiate program in Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Must have familiarity (experience preferred) with computer-assisted design (CAD), preferably SolidWorks, developing parts, assemblies and manufacturing drawings.
  3. Experience with application of precision bearings and design of precision mechanisms.
  4. Good organizational and presentation skills. Ability to write clear and comprehensive technical documentation.
  5. Analytical thought process, with excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  6. Hands-on experience with mechanical systems.
  7. 1+ years experience designing machined parts a significant plus.
  8. Experience with Environmental Testing and Military Specs used in defense or space applications a plus.
  9. Understanding and application of GD&T a plus.
  10. Experience with computer-assisted finite element analysis, including running simulations and analyzing data is a plus.
  11. Experience with military, aerospace or space programs is a plus.