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L3Harris Mechanical Engineer (New College Grad-Muskegon, MI) in Muskegon, Michigan


Job Title: Mechanical Engineer-New College Grad

Job Code: AS20200704-44093

Job Location: Muskegon, MI

Job Description:

The Mechanical Engineering Associate will be responsible for the design and development of components and sub-systems of diesel engines, transmissions, and turret drive systems for military ground vehicles. Projects range in scope from advanced research and development of future products to failure analysis and incremental improvements to existing products.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop system, sub-system, and component requirements in order to meet customer requirements.

  • Develop concepts to meet requirements.

  • Perform mechanical, hydraulic, and thermal analysis to ensure new designs meet requirements.

  • Develop & release detailed drawings. Interface with cross functional team and suppliers as needed.

  • Develop test plans to validate new designs.

  • Conduct / oversee test activities.

  • Conduct / lead failure investigations.

  • Write and present internal & external engineering reports & presentations.


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university required with 0-1 year of relevant experience.

  • GPA of 3.0 or greater

  • Demonstrated ability to perform mechanical stress and structural engineering calculations.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform thermal fluids and heat transfer calculations.

  • Ability to manage and organize multiple project tasks to meet established deadlines.

  • Must be capable of obtaining a DOD security clearance.

  • Good written and verbal communications.

  • Must be willing to travel (domestic and foreign) up to 10%.

  • Must be able to move freely within the manufacturing and lab environment with reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Engine and engine sub-system design and development experience, especially fuel, lubrication, and cooling systems.

  • Experience designing and developing mechanical and/or hydro-mechanical systems.

  • MS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.

  • Working knowledge of GD&T.

  • Creo / Pro-E experience.

  • Transmission and transmission sub-system design and development experience.

  • Experience designing and developing components for a military or aerospace contractor.