Job Description

Component Engineer

Contract 6-12+ months, 40 hours weekly


Job Description:


Client is a global avionics, motion control and navigation supplier for over 100 years, is a leader in the design and manufacture of precision motion control products and inertial control components. Our inertial guidance and navigation systems control military and commercial aircraft, military land vehicles, missiles, marine vehicles, satellites, and space instruments.


Components Engineer

The Components Engineer Team is responsible for the design and development of electromagnetic devices for position sensing and motors (Resolvers and RVDT/LVDTs, BLDC motors) for use in the aerospace and defense markets. The position requires extensive understanding of the electromagnetic behavior and optimization of these devices.  

The Engineer will engage with customers and with internal leads and Subject Matter Experts (SME) for R&D, customer requirements development, proposals, design and development, initial prototype to production transition, and production support. This position is also responsible for assisting in the development and establishment of the position sensor product line road map as well as, defining the research and development priorities that will ensure technology leadership within the market segments targeted for future growth.

Required Skills

Essential Functions

Product Life Cycle Engineering

  • Development of new concepts and propose solutions
  • Development and validation of performance models, design tools and test methods
  • Perform design analysis using ANSYS, FEMM, JMag, Matlab, and other CAE tools
  • Technical aptitude and in depth understanding of:
    • Variable transformers as applied to rotary and linear position sensing
    • Magnetics as applied to position sensors and BLDC motors
    • Packaging for harsh environments, while maintaining electromagnetic performance over temperature, humidity, vibration etc.
    • Tooling and fixture design for production consistency
    • Statistical data analysis
  • Understanding of manufacturing and design trade-offs (practical implementation of designs)
  • Support cost proposal activity including manufacturing and design cost assessment
  • ANSYS Sherlock software experience is the main emphasis
  • Support production lean manufacturing and product improvement initiatives


Critical Competencies

  • Customer centric attitude
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills and presentation preparation (design reviews, marketing presentations, etc.)
  • Ability to lead effectively in a cross functional team environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate, in writing and verbally, across functional areas
  • Drives for results; action oriented
  • Continuously improves in all aspects
Required Experience

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in an aerospace, or equivalent, motion control engineering and manufacturing environment required, 5+ years experience preferred
  • BS Engineering, Mechanical, EE, Physics or similar required, MS or ME preferred
  • New product development experience required
  • Electromechanical design and development experience required
  • Solid understanding of aerospace and defense markets and requirements preferred
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US, visa sponsorship not available

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