Analytical/Design Engineer- Bearings NE Litchfield County, CT

A division of a $720MM+ manufacturer of highly engineered aerospace bearings in Northwestern Connecticut is searching for a Senior Analytical/Design Engineer with bearing design experience. This has been one of the two most profitable divisions in this publicly held, international corporation. Their customers include a long list of Fortune 50 industrial and aerospace corporations. The atmosphere here is dynamic and fluid, and management is quite aggressive, focusing on acquisitions as well as on building new facilities to increase market share. 2020- 2021 has proved to be challenging with cancelled orders due to the dramatic drop in air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the Boeing 737 Max debacle. The reporting structure is remarkably flat and they have minimum of established procedures. Lately, sales efforts have been focused on obtaining contracts with the growing global space industry, which is expected to grow in revenue from $350B in 2020 to $1 Trillion by 2040. Reporting to a Product Engineering Manager, you will be one of the key staff in the 8-person department. Duties include developing analytical techniques, tools, and programs for bearing design, developing and conducting predictive failure analysis and stress analysis, training engineering staff on the use of analytical tools, reviewing incoming special bearing design requirements, providing technical support and training to sales and applications engineers, assisting with the conceptual design on new products, establishing test requirements and test plans for new products, and more. Tools include SolidWorks, MATLAB, Labview, and Excel. Travel is expected to be rare.  Salary ranges from $100,000 to $150,000, depending on level of experience.  Benefits include a cafeteria Aetna or HSA medical plan, dental, vision care, tuition aid, and matched 401(k) plan. Relocation expenses are available. This location has the lowest population density in Connecticut and features beautiful rolling hills and farms. Affordable housing is available. Requires permanent U.S. residency, a BS or MS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, at least five years of product analysis and design experience in the bearings industry, exposure to ITAR regulations, and fine communication skills. They prefer someone with aerospace bearing background, but this is not required.

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