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Specialist, Mechanical Engineer

Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Job Title: Specialist, Mechanical Engineering

Job Code: SAS20202301-39602

Job Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is looking to hire an experienced Mechanical Engineer into the Space and Intelligence Environmental Solutions Environmental Sensors segment in Fort Wayne, IN. This individual will provide designs, develop, and analyze all aspects of opto/electro-mechanical assemblies and mechanisms.  Applies knowledge of engineering principles to design and analyze components for opto/electro-mechanical assemblies and mechanisms.

The selected candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Perform, design and analysis tasks on complex mechanical hardware including precision mechanisms, electro-mechanical devices, supporting space-based mechanisms, innovative thermal control systems and cryogenic optical assemblies.
  • Program support includes mission/requirements definition, concept generation, trade studies, design sensitivity/optimization studies, preliminary and final design, component selection, integration and test support, materials selection, CAD 3D solid modeling, design documentation and collaboration with manufacturing operations for fabrication in a program team environment.
  • In charge of various environmental testing activities ranging from development to final product qualification testing.  Responsible for understanding customer needs, generating test procedures and finally executing the test.
  • Establish key performance requirements and define requirements for support equipment
  • Create and release component and assembly drawings
  • Conduct design reviews
  • Responsible for cost and schedule of assigned hardware.
  • Understanding of the different materials used in the design of optical/electrical assemblies and how to trade material choices


    • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience, or equivalent.

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Ability to support design decisions with well documented engineering analyses and calculations
      • Proficiency in CAD tools such as CREO and demonstrated understanding of ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing standards
      • Strong experience and knowledge of mechanical test approaches to recommend appropriate testing of hardware in a complex integration environment
      • Excellent ability to analyze problems and to focus and drive down to the root cause of problems quickly
      • Experience with Microsoft office tools, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
      • Strong analytical skills with emphasis on using and/or directing finite element analysis (FEA) desired
      • Has an awareness of EVMS cost and schedule practices.
      • Able to work in large program environments and have good communications skills.
      • Background in Space-based System Design
      • Skilled user of STK orbit tool kit


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Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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