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L3Harris Mechanical Engineering Sr. Associate in Muskegon, Michigan


Job Title: Sr. Associate, Mechanical Engineer - Transmissions

Job Code: AS20211802-56833

Job Location: Combat Propulsion Systems - Muskegon, MI

Job Description:

The Mechanical Engineering Sr. Associate will be responsible for the design and development of components and sub-systems of transmissions, diesel engines, 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) from an accredited university in an Engineering discipline required. Mechanical Engineering degree is preferred.

  • At least 2 years of experience.

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

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

  • Must have the ability to manage and organize multiple project tasks to meet established deadlines.

  • Must be capable of obtaining a DOD security clearance.

  • 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:

  • MS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.

  • Transmission / powertrain design and development experience.

  • Knowledge of cooling, lubrication, and hydraulic systems and components.

  • Engine and engine sub-system design and development experience.

  • Working knowledge of GD&T.

  • Creo / Pro-E experience.

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

  • Good written and verbal communications.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.