Lockheed Martin Senior Structural Engineer / ANSYS / Creo / Syracuse, NY in Liverpool, New York

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Will work as part of an engineering team to design and analyze structures, enclosures and motion control systems for a variety of fixed site, military vehicle, shipboard and airborne platforms. Will develop and analyze designs for structural design performance and survivability in harsh military environments. Based in an Integrated Product Team environment, assignments will include new design development and/or modifications to existing products. Will be expected to work collaboratively with other mechanical engineers as well as representatives from manufacturing, quality, drafting and other engineering disciplines to achieve low cost and highly producible designs.

Responsibilities may also include:

Mechanical hardware integration and testing at a vehicle or major end item level of assembly

Management of key weight objectives for the deployment system and formulation and execution of plans to minimize system weight

Creation of 3D system models and layouts

Preparation of assembly BOMs and the timely release of procurement and fabrication drawings

Basic Qualifications:

Must have experience in the following areas of structural design


ANSYS Workbench, ANSYS Design Modeler or ANSYS APDL

PRO/E or CREO computer aided design tools

Other Related Experience & Knowledge:

Welded, riveted and bolted joint design and analysis

Materials selection and corrosion control techniques for aluminum and steel alloys

Durability and fatigue life estimation analysis


Teamwork skills shall include the ability to work within a multi functional team and with external suppliers to develop design solutions within program cost, schedule and technical objectives

Must possess good presentation and communication skills

Must be proficient with the use of personal computers including word processing and spreadsheets as well as documenting work performed for review and archiving

Desired Skills:

The desired candidate should have knowledge and experience in design and fabrication of mechanical assemblies through all phases of development including design, integration and testing. Additional desired experience includes:

Direct experience with structural design, integration and deployment of payloads on land based military vehicles

Knowledge of MIL-STD 810 structural testing requirements

Frequent work with both metallic and nonmetallic fabrication suppliers

Experience with the creation and execution of test plans

Specification of aluminum and steel alloy structure weld requirements

Familiarity with data acquisition equipment operation and experimental stress analysis

Knowledge of static and transient dynamic analysis techniques

Familiarity with vehicle dynamic simulation tools

Direct Customer interface



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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.

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Experienced Professional