Cobham Mission Mechanical Engineer in Davenport, Iowa


Cobham is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our Product Engineering Team. This position is located in Davenport, Iowa.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Participate in integrated product development teams involving all aspects of the product life cycle.
  • Develop new products, and execute the necessary program plans required to ensure that product development requirements are met.
  • Provide guidance to CAD designers using Pro-E, Creo, or SolidWorks and to technicians and manufacturing personnel during development and production.
  • Work with suppliers on component and product development.
  • Research and develop new related technologies as needed.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineers.
  • Develop test plans to verify models for component and product characteristics.
  • Interface with customers as part of development-team programs.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering (Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace) or related technical field from an ABET accredited program.
  • Experience using CAD tools.
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3.0 GPA from an ABET accredited Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering Program.
  • Experience with Pro-E, Creo and/or SolidWorks.
  • Experience with Six Sigma and statistical analysis.
  • Experience with technical writing and preparing formal reports.
  • Demonstrated planning and organizing, customer focus and cross functional teamwork skills.
  • Excellent written, persuasion and consensus building, listening and verbal communication skills.

For more information regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there, please visit the below links:

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

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Job Category

Job Category: Engineering

Primary Location: US-Iowa-Davenport

Organization: Cobham Mission Systems Davenport

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 29-Oct-2018, 4:13:16 PM

Recruiter: Lorie Warren

Req ID: 263955