Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer

Camarillo, CA
Science & Engineering - Vision Systems Laboratory – Vision Systems /
Regular /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

Essential Duties:
Generate and maintain Design, Simulate and/or conduct Experimental Analysis of advanced electro-mechanical hardware assemblies. 
Generate product make/buy drawings with associated KPI & GD&T. 
Report and present, both formally (via Design review presentations) and informally (via technology interchange meetings and slide shows) Mechanical Design and Analyses to Customers (internal and external) as well as work with Key Stakeholders to optimize System Design. 
Maintain project budget and schedule using an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS.) 
Create and track device performance trends as well manufacturing process effectiveness using SPC.
Lead a team from product inception to program closeout.
Candidate is expected to understand Infrared hardware from a MACRO and MICRO perspective. 

Required Skills:
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Design and Manufacturing environment, preferably with Infrared Devices.
Hands on experience working in R&D and Production laboratory setting.
Strong background in precision alignment, chip interconnect, and adhesive bonding. 
Capital equipment procurement and Lab design knowledge preferred. 
Experience in Machine and/or Process Qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ.) 
Experience with product reviews cycles (IE PDR/CDR/MRR/HAR) with customers and suppliers.
Proficient with Solidworks, and developing and reading mechanical drawings, technical writing for build history and test reporting. 
Must have knowledge of how PLM and MES software packages are used and control processes related to the AS9100 Revision D requirements.
General knowledge of GD&T is required and how it relates to processing methods. 
Knowledge of Tool Design for specialized processing methods. 
Understanding of MIL, ASTM, ASME, AWS, IPC, NASA Standards. 
Understanding and use of Earned Value Metrics for tracking of budget, task prioritization/scheduling, and resource management. 

Required Education:
BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering or related field. 

Physical Requirements: 
Proficiency in use of computers, engineering workstations.
Excellent verbal and written communication, and positive minded interaction with customers/colleagues in a deadline-driven / changing priority environment. 
Must be self-starting and motivated. 
Ability to work in a cleanroom with appropriate PPE. 
Must be able to lift 25lbs. 

Special Requirements: 
U.S. citizenship is required.
Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance is required.

 The base salary range for this full-time position is $132,765 - $165,983 + bonus + benefits. 

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HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

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