DRS Technologies Inc. Project Engineer in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
/Leonardo DRS/is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.
Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website atwww.drs.com.
Naval Power Systems (NPS)
/Leonardo DRS NPS/is a leading supplier of Navy, Power, Control, Propulsion and HVAC equipment. NPS has facilities in Milwaukee, WI; Danbury, CT; Fitchburg, MA; and High Ridge, MO. Products include ship electric propulsion equipment, power electronics equipment, high-performance networks, shipboard control equipment and control panels, tactical displays and specialty reactor plant instrumentation and control equipment. The Division designs, qualifies and manufactures products that help people every day on the ground, sea and in the air.
We operate on a 9/80 work schedule, all employees work 80 hrs in 9 days and have every other Friday off.
Job LocationFitchburg, MA
Fitchburg Massachusetts is a community of 41,000 people is located 10 miles from New Hampshire and 50 miles from Boston. Despite being one of the largest cities in the county, Fitchburg retains its small town flavor. Fitchburg boasts excellent access via highway or MBTA commuter train to all points. One can choose to live in any type of area; be it urban, suburban, or rural; all within a short commute to Fitchburg.
DRS NPS has an immediate need for a Project Engineer for a broad technical role that will require component and system-level engineering, advanced analyses, and engineering project management including significant supplier and customer interaction. This highly-visible leadership position includes the estimating, planning, budgeting, and coordination of programs ranging from $5M - $150M+. The day-to-day focus entails leadership and management of multidisciplinary project team(s) ranging from 3-10+ engineers.
The ideal candidate is an individual possessing engineering team leadership skills combined with strong electrical and/or mechanical engineering skills. Direct experience with large (1MW+) marine power generation or propulsion equipment, permanent magnet motor assembly and manufacturing processes, and previous US military program experience are considered to be distinct advantages.
Duties and Responsibilities
Planning projects, establishing resource requirements, and leading technical teams
Delivering on all project performance, quality, schedule, and budget objectives
Confidently and competently represent DRS in front of customers, including the US Navy
Contribute directly to project success through individual technical contributions
Clearly communicating and presenting technical and programmatic information to technical and non-technical individuals
Collaboration with other departments, DRS locations, and suppliers to solve problems and develop the best overall solutions
Bachelor of Science degree from a 4 year accredited college or university in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
5+ years’ experience in project engineering or an engineering leadership role
Experience with the development of electric machines, electric motor/drive systems, electro-mechanical systems, or other power machinery
Proven track record of project engineering or technical team leadership
Experience with execution of programs for the US military
Familiarity with industrial and military design specifications
Specific experience with large (1MW+) permanent magnet electric machines
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