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Staff Mechanical Engineer (Mechanical Packaging)

Woodward HRT/MPC
life insurance, vision insurance, parental leave, paid holidays, sick time, short term disability, long term disability, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Illinois, Niles
6300 West Howard Street (Show on map)
June 01, 2024

Woodward's Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Commitment

At Woodward, no matter where you are from, your physical appearance, or how you identify, you deserve the opportunity to reach your greatest potential. We are on a journey to achieve this as an organization and want to work closely with our members to set the right path.

We humbly acknowledge this will be an imperfect journey. Yet, we are steadfastly committed to embracing the power of diverse people, perspectives and experiences for our current members, attracting the best talent across our communities, and creating an inclusive and rewarding workplace for all.

Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Estimated annual base pay: $112,200 (minimum) - $140,300 (midpoint) - $168,400 (maximum)

  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity

    • 401(k) match (4.5%)

    • Annual Woodward stock contribution (5%)

    • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members

  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays

  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance upon date of hire

  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave

  • Paid parental leave

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits

  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life

  • Member referral bonus

  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending

  • Voluntary benefits, including:

    • Home / Auto Insurance discounts

    • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave

Application window is anticipated to close 30 days from original posting date.

Are you ready to make your mark? If you're an experienced Mechanical Packaging Engineer, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

The Staff Mechanical Engineer reports to an Engineering Leader and is responsible for the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of engineering tasks. This position works under a moderate to low level of supervision. Independent technical decisions on work are covered by precedents; this position seeks direction/guidance on novel or controversial problems. In addition, this position may participate in project-specific relationship building with Customers, Suppliers, individuals, or organizations.

What you will be doing...

  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate project phases

  • Develop new approaches to resolve complex problems

  • Promote process improvements

  • Perform engineering work involving non-standard materials and difficult coordination requirements

  • Provide direct support to sales and development through proposals and design reviews

  • Troubleshoot and analyze component/system problems independently

  • Write and perform component tests independently

  • Set technical direction on projects to level I, II, and III Engineers

  • Design complex systems in accordance with the PLC process

  • Understand and apply Geometric Dimension & Tolerancing at an expert level

  • 3D model complex housings in 5 axes with several discreet functions

  • Perform advanced level linear and radial stackup studies

  • Optimize designs based on competing inputs to achieve the best possible design

  • Generate and maintain component design proposals while balancing customer specifications and manufacturing/cost implications

  • Sit on internal standard committees and mentor drafters and designers in proper techniques and application of GD&T

What we are looking for...

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Technical degree

  • Greater than 8 years professional experience in a related field or an entry-level PhD

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of the ITAR and EAR, or eligible to obtain all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce. The ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. citizen or national, lawful permanent resident (i.e., 'Green Card holder'), or a protected person (e.g., asylee, or refugee).

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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