Job Title:  Mechanical Designer


Goleta, CA, US, 93117

Business Unit:  FMH Aerospace
Posting Date:  Nov 19, 2023
Job Description: 


Position Summary:


Designs and executes layouts of complex products and systems of an electrical, mechanical, and

electromechanical nature.


How You Will Do It

  • Conceptualizes the design of a product according to customer and engineering specifications. Performs tolerance stackup of the design to ensure parts compatibility and total design accuracy.
  • Serves as designer on systems as required. Responsible for all aspects of design project, including design, drafting, and associated product documentation.
  • Troubleshoots and solves design problems for project personnel, including design of test tooling.
  • Acts as the design liaison between suppliers, procurement, assembly and test.
  • Creates layouts, envelope, assembly, sub-assembly, and detailed drawings.
  • Creates bills of material using Oracle.
  • Directs or creates proposal drawings from Engineering and Marketing inputs.
  • Responsible for maintaining consistency in regard to systems, procedures, and drafting


What We Look For


  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in a relevant engineering discipline from a four-year college or university or
  • Associate (A.S.) degree in design/drafting; and a minimum of five years design/drafting experience.
  • Six to eight years design experience using SolidWorks modeling software or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of standard drafting procedures, including ability to interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Knowledge of machine shop manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of materials and processes and their relationship to design practices.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.
  • Requires knowledge of military and commercial standards.
  • Requires strong interpersonal communications (written and verbal) with a positive attitude and ability to motivate others.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and complete tasks in a timely manner and on schedule.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, polite and courteous manner.
  • Requires a high level of accuracy and attention to detail with ability to organize and maintain
  • proprietary files and records.
  • Requires ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Requires ability to effectively read and interpret documentation, i.e., drawings, specifications, company operating procedures, etc.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations necessary to support the development of mechanical orthographic drawings and perform required tolerance studies.  
  • Due to ITAR Restrictions an export license may be required




Salary Minimum:  $90,000
Salary Maximum:  $120,000
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

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