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Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense Mechanical Engineer IV in Longmont, Colorado

Join Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. (EBI) and you’ll be part of a team that leads science, innovation, and technology on different industry fronts. Working here will provide you with an exciting and motivating career full of development and growth opportunities throughout our businesses. We are a global company that prides itself on having passionate, diverse and dedicated employees who work together to achieve uncommon results.

This opportunity is located within our Honeybee Robotics business, an R&D engineering company that creates unique solutions for our customers’ challenges, on Earth and in space.Click here to learn more.

Job Description

The Senior Mechanical Engineer works as technical team lead in system design and build for bespoke motion control and actuation systems to be deployed in aerospace applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical systems design including bearings, gears, motors, rotating mechanisms

  • High Reliability mechanical design and analysis for long life space applications

  • Generating fabrication documentation and vendor specifications

  • Assembly and test including environmental testing, shock, vibration and thermal

  • Motion Control for spacecraft actuation, including plant modeling and control system development

  • Data acquisition systems configuration and testing support

  • Proactively identify roadblocks and risks to technical progress and take steps to mitigate/avoid

  • Derive system requirements from client specifications for engineering and/or qualification units and oversee build of these units

  • Review test data and recommend changes to products and/or processes

  • Oversight of engineering and flight procurement for parts and assemblies

  • Oversight of tooling design

  • Lead failure investigations and drive to root cause, corrective actions, and preventative actions

  • Developing budget and schedule inputs for Project Engineer

  • Client and Vendor interfacing

Required Experience, Skills and Education:

  • US Person (Citizen or Permanent Resident)

  • 6-10 years working as an ME or SE in actuation systems, motion control, and/or complex electromechanical systems

  • Electronics Packaging experience is a plus

  • Proficient with a variety of computer aided design & analysis

  • Excellent reporting and presentation skills

  • BSME/MSME

Honeybee Robotics, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.

Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. is a diversified company with businesses in a myriad of industries including Aerospace & Defense, Space Robotics, Life Sciences, and Pet Food Flavorings, with our headquarters located in Denver, CO. We have been called "The industry leader"​, "The people to follow"​, "The safety, quality and reliability experts"​. Our technologies allow us to be first to market with next-generation products for all of our focus markets. Our businesses include:

AFB International

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company

EnviroLogix Inc.

Honeybee Robotics, Ltd.

Each of our companies, as varied as they are, have a great deal in common. Each is a leader in its field. Each ​shares a dedication to innovation, continuous improvement, a commitment to research and technological expertise and an unmatched level of services and support. The simple truth is: When you are a part of our team, you stand head and shoulders above the rest.

Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.

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