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Principal Mechanical Engr
Raytheon Company | Marlborough, Massachusetts
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Job Description

Are you looking for an engineering career that is challenging and satisfying? Then join our Raytheon team of engineers solving problems that make the world a safer place and help to secure our great nation! Come support those who provide us with all the freedoms we enjoy.

We offer great benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401K match, flexible work schedule - just to name a few. Click here to view a brief video and learn more:

Job Description:

IIS Hardware & Infrastructure Engineering's Electrical & Mechanical Design Department leads the mechanical and electrical hardware design, development and production of DoD, international military and COTS Air Traffic Control Systems.

The Air Traffic Management Mechanical Design Section, located in Marlborough, MA currently has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to support/lead the development of various design tasks for established programs and IRADs (Independent Research and Development). The Principal Mechanical Engineer will be involved in activities such as design development and oversight, lead/participate in design reviews (internal as well as external – with customer), ensure that proper design guidelines are followed and program requirements are met, prototype development and evaluation, and proper design documentation. As one of the Sr. Mechanical Engineers in the section you will be involved in mentoring more junior engineers working with you on various development tasks, as well as working directly with internal and external customers as required.

US Citizenship is required due to the candidate requiring a current US Security Clearance.

  • 8+ years of years engineering design experience with a focus on hardware development, design, documentation and fabrication of DoD and/or FAA programs
  • Knowledgeable in design analysis (thermal, structural, etc.) i.e. CCAs, electronic packaging, equipment racks, and mobile systems
  • Must have experience in designing products, starting with requirements through the release of a design
  • Ability to apply high level principles, theories, and concepts within the mechanical engineering field and general knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Experience with design for manufacturing – knowledge of machining practices, sheet metal fabrication, and welding
  • Experience with environmental testing (shock, vibe, thermal)
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Multi-tasking Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient in Creo and PDM
  • Proficient in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ASME Y14.5
  • Ability to make sound engineering decisions and develop the documentation to support these decisions.
  • Experience on Failure Investigation Teams with FRACAS / FRB / FR / A / CA
  • Task management or other lead role experience for development efforts (cost, schedule, earned value management).

Desired Qualifications:
  • Proficient in Flotherm and ANSYS analysis tools
  • Ability and willingness to travel when required
  • Experience with transition to production
  • Experience with RF and electro-mechanical program manufacturing operations and processes
  • Experience in design assembly and integration of mechanical, RF electronic systems
  • Working knowledge of Thermal and Structural analysis tools.
  • Working knowledge of Environmental testing equipment, procedures and qualification activities
  • Experience leading Control Account Management (CAM), Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), and Earned Value Management (EVM) tasks

Required Education (including Major):

Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) with Emphasis in Mechanical Engineering and 8+ years of related work experience.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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