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Engineering Mechanical Supervisor

Company: Peraton
Location: Princess Anne
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities:The Peraton facility located in Princess Anne, MD is actively seeking a Mechanical Engineering Supervisor to oversee the highly competent Princess Anne Mechanical Engineering team delivering world class solutions to a variety of DOD institutions. This position directly reports to the Princess Anne Technical Operations Manager. The Mechanical Engineering group's primary responsibilities involve the design and analysis of suborbital rocket class launch vehicle mechanical structures and systems, direction and coordination of activities involved in fabrication, operation, application, qualification testing, installation, and servicing of sounding rocket mechanical structures and systems.Responsibilities:Lead the mechanical engineering group based out of Princess Anne by ensuring the team is well equipped and confident to perform their duties across multiple projects and ensure strict adherence to the Peraton proven processes.Participate in project milestone reviews with the local team, upper level Peraton management, as well as external customers.Interface with other engineering disciplines, technicians, machinists, and upper management within Peraton to solve complex systematic challenges.Identify and recommend to management process improvements leading to decreased cost, and quality improvements.Manage staffing levels within the mechanical engineering team to ensure projects are completed on time and within budgets.Recommend capital improvements to increase design and machine shop efficiencies.Coordinates fabrication efforts with machine shop. This includes having manufacturing drawings made, submitting drawings to the shop, and providing oversight and direction to shop personnel as need during fabrication.Coordinates environmental testing of sounding rocket components, subassemblies and full payloads. This includes defining test plans and test loads, coordinating testing, and interpreting and presenting test results.Design sounding rocket vehicle/motor structural components including fins, tail cans, interstages, and develops associated vehicle procedures. Designs components and systems for ground support equipment including sounding rocket class launchers and high pressure pneumatic support systemsQualifications:Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with strong design and analysis skills, eight years of experience.Working knowledge of common design and analysis tools such as CAD, FEA and other software for mathematical computation.The ability to receive and maintain a Secret Clearance is required for this position.20% travel required.Desired Qualifications:Highly motivated, self-starter, quick learner, but willing to seek advice from peers when necessaryGood communication, documentation, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.Strong knowledge of common manufacturing practices and techniques (design for manufacturing) is highly desired, including metal and composite structures.Structural, Dynamic, and/or thermal analysis experience is a plus.Peraton Overview:Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Salary Range: Salary Minimum: $60,000 Salary Mid: $120,000 Salary Maximum: $150,000 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees. EEO Tagline (Text Only): An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Peraton, Alexandria , Engineering Mechanical Supervisor, Engineering , Princess Anne, Virginia

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