Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) is a leader in energetic system solutions offered to aerospace and defense customers for a wide array of applications. EBAD products and capabilities set the U.S. standard and are highly sought after in the international community.
EBAD seeks an accomplished engineer for the position Mechanical Engineer, reporting to the Manager of Product Development – Defense Systems. This group supports both EBAD’s Soldier Systems and Missile Systems market segments, developing initiation, demolition, breaching, vehicle protection, and warhead solutions for military forces around the globe. The position is located in Simsbury, CT.
The Mechanical Engineer is the technical lead on projects and is responsible for technical aspects of the product design from concept through development, qualification and production. The Development Engineer will perform conceptual development and modeling of energetic components and systems, ensuring product designs meet the customer requirements.
Create 3D conceptual models to meet customer design requirements
Select material specification to meet environmental requirements
Perform design trade studies, hand calculations, and tolerance studies to ensure design fidelity
Interact with customers on design, interface and functional details
Interact with suppliers to rapid prototype parts for risk reduction testing
Participate in problem solving and failure analysis activities
Requirements generation, allocation and flow down
Risk assessment and closure plans
Cost estimating and management for both proposal and program activity
Leading the project throughout the product development life cycle
The successful candidate must have a BS/MS in a mechanical engineering discipline and a minimum of 4 years of experience in product design of defense and/or aerospace products
Proven leadership of technical teams
Ability to apply customer requirements and government/military specifications to design
Demonstrated experience generating 3D solid models & 2D drawings, SolidWorks preferred
Capable of applying GD&T, and understanding how it effects part cost
Strong written, verbal and presentation skills for interaction with various levels of management and customers
Demonstrated competency in problem solving and root cause analysis
Knowledge of explosive materials and energetic devices
Military and/or EOD experience preferred
Experience with product development, rapid prototyping, and manufacturing processes
Experience with all Microsoft Office tools including MS Project
The Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.