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Lethality Engineer

STS Technical Services Sterling Heights, MI

  • Expired: July 12, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

STS Technical Services is hiring Lethality Engineers in Sterling Heights, Michigan.Position Purpose:STS is actively seeking a Lethality Engineer. This role is a key function within the project engineering team, with immediate focus on delivering the Next Generation Combat Vehicle/Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (NGCV/OMFV) program. Responsible for defining and delivering the end to end lethality system that will ensure effective defeat of threats on the future battlefield.Title and position level are commiserate with years of experience of candidate selected.Job Responsibilities:Engineering support for all US Lethality Engineering activities to include but not limited toWeapon performance & integrationAmmunition handlingSight performance & integrationFire control system designOverall turret design & testingSystem certification & safety releasePotentially act as subsystem lead within the lethality discipline, including body of evidence generationCoordinate and support the engineering efforts for NGCV/OMFV including requirement traceability and compliance analysis, design maturation and associated development gate reviews, vehicle subsystem packaging, SWAP-C alignment, and supplier management.Support the development of subsystem and component Statement of Work (SOW), Critical Item Development Specification (CIDS), Interface Control Document (ICD), and supplier Request of Proposal (RFP) artifactsApply working knowledge of system lethality spanning weapon, ammunition, fire control, gun control, and sighting systems for both lethal and non-lethal effectsAssist in development and execution of subsystem and system level qualification testing as applicableSupport system levels trade studies and analysis to determine a balanced system designAuthor and review technical documents and design artifactsSupport and adhere to all company safety and environmental regulations & policiesAbility to travel up to 25% of the time.

Occasional travel to Europe will be requiredUndertake other duties as determined by the Chief Engineer or his/her delegateJob Requirements:Education:BSc Engineering (e.g. Mechanical, Mechatronics, Systems, Aerospace, Automotive)MSc Engineering desired (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Systems, Management)Experience:5 years’ experience in US Defense programsFamiliarity with the US DoD ground vehicle requirements, US DoD process and procedures for vehicle development and acquisition.Knowledge of Systems based design and related Standards/ProcessesApplied working knowledge in the domain of lethality, with a proven track record of product development throughout the entire product lifecycleWide range of experience in Weapon and Ammunition development, manufacturing, testing desiredAbility to present technical solutions to clients and internal stakeholders.Practical ‘hands on’ attitude with the ability to operate independently.Currently hold or have ability to apply for a SECRET US Defense clearanceDetailed knowledge of mechanical, electronic, electrical engineering and vehicle principles.Experience with CAx (i.e.

UG Nx, Solidworks, CATIA, pro E) software and 3D Printing, as well as general Material (e.g. Steel, Aluminum, Ceramic) properties.Experience of working in a multinational, multi-organizational and corporate environment.Ability to speak German desiredPreferred 10 years US Defense programsKnowledge, Skills, Abilities:Communication: Must be able to communicate effectively in a variety of settings and be able to assimilate complex instructions easily. Ability to communicate with all levels of management and staff to establish productive relationships.

Superior consultation, diplomacy, influencing and negotiating skills is required. Must possess the ability to explain complex concepts in a way that makes sense to someone less knowledgeable about the topic.Strategic Thinking and Decisive Judgment: Must demonstrate an enthusiasm to engage with and support overseas colleagues to ensure all staff have the information and opportunity to perform to the best of their abilities.Teamwork: Must promote collaboration and facilitate teamwork across the organization and its external service providers. Must be tactful, diplomatic, and work with integrity, honesty, and respect for others.Customer Oriented: Must display exceptional listening and analytical skills in order to understand customer concerns and needs with the ability to respond promptly and effectively to those needs.Leadership: Shall support and encourage performance by motivating individuals and teams to achieve high performance.

Will clarify and define the goals and strategies of the organization and successfully communicate this to all. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required to work effectively with the US team, suppliers, customer, and corporate parent staff.Drive for Results: High level of self-motivation and standards with the ability to multi-task; balancing “analysis” with “doing”. Must be adaptable and able to prioritize and work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Work on own initiative.Key Relationships:Internal:US Project TeamInternal Engineering and ManagementEngineering DirectorVehicle System Division Purchase and Project Management Team and broader Corporate Team as requiredExternal:PEO GCS, NGCV CFT, US Program Team(s), US Army TACOM, US Army TARDECThird party contractors and suppliersCommercial partnersValidation / Qualification test facilitiesPhysical Requirements:Ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionallyAbility to stand for long periodsAbout STS Technical Services:STS Technical Services is a Top 100 Staffing Firm that’s partnered with some of the largest names in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and industrial industries.Our professional recruitment teams put talented individuals to work at client locations all over the world, and we have hundreds of exciting career opportunities for you to explore!If you want to speak to a Recruiting Professional directly, call 1-800-359-4787.STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer.#ZR

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