• Staff Mechanical Systems Engineer San Jose
  • Archer in San Jose, CA, United States
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

What you’ll do:

- Lead and support the development of one or multiple of the critical, actuated mechanisms on the aircraft...

- Provide technical communication and coordination with senior leadership and program management

- Team responsibilities include the propeller tilt mechanism, the variable pitch mechanism, the flight controls surface mechanisms (flaperons and ruddervators), and the landing gear systems

- Manage the technical direction of the designs, as well as the management of their delivery, conformity, test, and certification

- Mentoring the Jr. level Mechanical Systems engineers on the team

What you need:
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Aerospace engineering (or related) with 10+ years related to structural design/engineering or relevant disciplines. Relevant graduate degrees may account for post Bachelor’s experience, e.g. MSME.
• Strong experience in areas such as:
• * GD&T for mechanical systems.
• Design for 14 CFR Part 23 compliance to systems requirements.
• Structural analysis utilizing hand calculations and finite element methods.
• Materials selection inclusive of alloys, heat treatments, allowables, and surface treatments.
• Siemens NX CAD and Simcenter FEA tools.
• Roller element bearing selection and sizing.
• Involute gear tooth design and analysis.
• Ball and/or Lead screw design and analysis.
• Analyses: Modal, nonlinear and linear buckling, fatigue.
• Exhibits ownership
• Ability to thrive within ambiguity

Bonus Qualifications:
• Familiarity with PDM systems
• Project/Program management experience
• Proficiency in Matlab, Python, Mathcad, and/or Labview.
• Hands-on machine shop or mechanic experience (professional or hobby)
• RTCA DO-160 testing experience
• Demonstrated interest in aviation
• Pilot’s license

At Archer we aim to attract, retain, and motivate talent that possess the skills and leadership necessary to grow our business. We drive a pay-for-performance culture and reward performance that supports the Company’s business strategy. For this position we are targeting a base pay between $151,680-$208,560. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Archer is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities, and those with sincerely held religious beliefs. Applicants who may require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should provide their name and contact information to Archer’s People Team at people@archer.com. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis
San Jose CA United States


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