Lockheed Martin Subsystem Design Engineer / Staff E4 / Advanced Programs in Palmdale, California
The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is a national asset that not only holds a legendary history but also a promising future. Just as founder Clarence “Kelly” Johnson intended, we’re not big on titles or protocol – we simply tackle the toughest technical challenges, making a real difference for our customers.
This position is for a Landing Gear Design Engineer. The successful applicant will use their technical expertise to develop innovative and ingenious solutions to highly complex problems for advanced air vehicles. The candidate shall have advanced and thorough knowledge in landing gear, mechanisms, actuators, hydraulics, stress and deflection of structures, bearing selection and surface treatments with a broad knowledge of all related disciplines. The candidate will coordinate efforts across a wide range of functional organizations, such as Airframe Design, Quality Assurance, Planning, Tooling, Structural Analysis, Materials & Processes, Flight Sciences, Test and Manufacturing.
Responsibilities for this position include:
• Develop, test, and validate new or existing mechanism designs. • Create and maintain 3-D CATIA models, assemblies and installations, system requirements, interface/supplier control drawings, performance specifications, system checkout procedures and statements of work. • Create system requirements, trade studies, sub-component and flight test plans. • Coordinate with suppliers, internal and external integrated product teams, management and the customer. • Technical engineering support for manufacturing, installation and testing at Lockheed Martin, external supplier facilities and the customer’s operating locations. • Plan and initiate their own work, lead teams, and mentor less experience engineers. • Function as prime technical contact, manage system performance, budget and schedule.
Must be a US Citizen, position is located at a facility that requires special access. Selected applicant does not require a security clearance to start, but will be required to obtain a secret clearance after starting.
Basic Qualifications • Bachelor or above degree in an engineering discipline • Experience in landing gear design. • Experience with CATIA, Solidworks, Pro Engineer, Creo, Unigraphics, NX or equivalent 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) tool.
Desired skills • Experience with CATIA V5 • Experience with metallic and composite design • Experience with hand stress analysis for initial part layout • Experience with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing) • Excellent writing and communication skills
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Location(s): Palmdale California