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L3Harris Mechanical Engineering Sr. Specialist- Engines in Muskegon, Michigan

Mechanical Engineering Sr. Specialist- Engines

Job ID AS20201409-50573


L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. L3Harris.com at https://l3harris.mergerannouncement.com/


Job Title: Mechanical Engineering Sr. Specialist- Engines

Job Code: AS20201409-50573

Job Location: Muskegon, MI

Job Description:

The Mechanical Engineering Sr. Specialist 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 and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

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

  • 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:

  • 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.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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.