Lockheed Martin Senior Landing Gear Design Engineer in Palmdale, California

The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is a national asset that not only holds a legendary history but also a promising future. Just as founder Clarence “Kelly” Johnson intended, we’re not big on titles or protocol – we simply tackle the toughest technical challenges, making a real difference for our customers.

This position is for a landing gear design engineer. A successful candidate will have a complete understanding of the principles and techniques of aircraft mechanisms, landing gear and structural design. The candidate will coordinate efforts across a wide range of functional organizations, such as Quality Assurance, Planning, Tooling, Structural Analysis, Materials & Processes, Flight Sciences, Test and Manufacturing.

Responsibilities for this position include:

• Development, test, and validation of landing gear designs. • Create and maintain 3-D CATIA models, assemblies and installations, system requirements, interface/supplier control drawings, performance specifications, system checkout procedures and statements of work. • Create system requirements, trade studies, sub-component and flight test plans. • Coordinate with suppliers, internal and external integrated product teams. • Provide manufacturing, component test and ground/flight test support.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Selected Applicant must have a secret clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years.

Basic Qualifications • Bachelor’s or above Degree in an Engineering Discipline • Experience with CATIA, Solidworks, Pro Engineer, Creo, Unigraphics, NX or equivalent 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) tool.

Desired skills • Experience in CATIA V5 • Experience in mechanism design • Experience in landing gear design • Experience with metallic and composite design • Experience with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) • Experience with hand stress analysis • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Palmdale California