BAE Systems Senior Mechanical Engineer in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Description

Researches, analyzes, and troubleshoots mechanical products and systems including medium and minor caliber naval weapon systems along with other naval systems. Conducts and supports subsystem and system integration and manufacturing activities.

Ensures technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs basic engineering design, analysis, experimentation, test and/or product assurance tasks of limited complexity for assigned portions of a project. Ensures tasks meet cost, quality, schedule, and performance requirements.

  • Provides production support activities (troubleshooting and test) in a manufacturing setting to support machining, assembly, and test of naval weapon systems.

  • Provide engineering support to disposition nonconforming material.

  • Provide engineering support to other departments (procurement, manufacturing, configuration management, etc.)

  • Applies basic engineering design and/or analytical theory, principles, techniques, and practices to a limited portion of a technical project.

  • Develops and writes technical documentation, makes revisions to existing documentation, and provides input to technical papers or presentations.

  • Performs basic technical analysis, testing, calculations, and evaluation of results using specialized equipment and/or by computer programs.

  • Analyzes and interprets design specifications, drawings, documentation, models, and/or test results to ensure technical designs comply with applicable engineering standards, military specifications and product requirements.

  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with customers to solve technical problems and implement solutions of limited complexity.

  • Acquires and maintains up-to-date knowledge of relevant engineering discipline(s), industry practices, trends, and applications.

  • Shares responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar engineering degree

Minimum of 5 years work experience in a production support environment

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a relevant technical field of specialization.

  • Familiarity with current computer applications and technologies in applicable engineering disciplines.

  • Ability to solve technical design and development problems.

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to solve technical problems.

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)

  • The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings that contain GD&T.

  • The ability to effectively and efficiently troubleshoot mechanical problems.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Familiarity with relevant military and commercial design standards.

  • Experience with 3D CAD systems, specifically CREO Parametric.

  • The ability to obtain a Secret Level Security Clearance.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repairjust to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Senior Mechanical Engineer


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