BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring a Mechanical Engineer III at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN, within our Engineering Operations Support Group, which supports process improvement and small capital improvement projects for our chemical manufacturing facility. In this role, you will be responsible for mechanical engineering and technical tasks for various modernization and production improvement programs and will work on a team of engineers and designers from different engineering disciplines. You will work with our production areas to develop and refine specifications for projects. Your work will include estimating, planning, analysis, design, and engineering inputs into the design, construction, and maintenance of chemical plant facilities. You will provide technical oversight during the actual field installation of equipment and construction.
You will need a high degree of technical competence regarding the broad application of mechanical engineering principles to the development of new capabilities and/or solutions to customers’ challenging modernization problems.
The Mechanical Engineer performs one or more of the following mechanical engineering functions:
BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our R&D and manufacturing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, we do this by developing safer energetic materials for our government and commercial customers. HAAP has provided high quality explosives for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education:
o Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Five (5)+ years related experience
o A high degree of technical competence regarding the broad application of mechanical engineering principles to the development of new capabilities and/or solutions to customers’ challenging modernization problems.
o Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Self-motivated with the desire and ability to work in an industrious team environment
o High level of attention to detail
o Excellent organizational skills
o Ability to develop design packages using CADD, detailed program plans, estimates, and proposals
o Ability to direct design teams and external design firms
o Review and approve design packages from equipment suppliers and design firms
o Capable of creating required engineering documentation using Microsoft Office Suite products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, and Access
Preferred Skills and Education:
Preferred Skills and Education
o PE License
o Experience in industrial construction
o Energetics materials experience
o P&ID development
o 3D design / modeling using SolidWorks
o Vessel Design / Construction
o Pumps / Piping Design
o Finite Element Analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics