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Mechanical Engineer (New Grad - Mt Prospect, IL)

Company: L3Harris
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:



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 $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Mechanical Engineer (New Grad - Mt Prospect, IL)

Job Code: MEP1

Job Location: Mt Prospect, IL

Job Description:

  • Provide mechanical engineering support for both new product development activities as well as factory support of existing products
  • Translate product requirements into a mechanical specification and test plan to be used for development
  • Execute verification testing as defined by the mechanical specification and test plan
  • Conduct design analysis and testing, both structural and thermal, to prove design will meet customer requirements
  • Responsible for understanding customer needs, generating test procedures and finally executing the test
  • Generate and/or process engineering change orders (ECO's) as required
  • Work directly with mechanical designers on CAD models and part documentation
  • Support transition from engineering design to manufacturing and assembly of designed products
  • Ability to obtain clearance


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science Engineering or related field
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Must be a US citizen; dual citizenship is not allowed for this position
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Proficient in CAD tools, preferably PTC Creo
  • Thermal analysis tools exposure, and/or experience in mechanical design or analysis of electronic systems, structures and mechanisms
  • Experience in plastic injection molded parts design, tooling and prototyping
  • Experience with CNC machining and sheet metal fabricated components
  • Experience with engineering drawing development, along with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Experience in designing and conducting experiments, evaluating data & drawing actionable conclusions
  • Demonstrated ability to work with external suppliers and/or customers on projects, problem solving

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain Security clearances. 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.

Keywords: L3Harris, Mount Prospect , Mechanical Engineer (New Grad - Mt Prospect, IL), Other , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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