Design Engineer I - Mechanical Systems ‚Äč

Code - DDE

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MTU is looking for a team-focused entry level engineer to join us for an opportunity to chart their path toward success. Your journey begins with a company committed to helping you develop engineering expertise, gas turbine hardware knowledge and project management skills. An important part of your journey includes training and development that is both self and company directed. Our company offers a healthy work-life balance through a hybrid work schedule, company events, and team-building. MTU AENA employees drive their own success in an environment that recognizes diversity and celebrates achievements.

The Design Engineer l position will support the Mechanical Systems Engineering team through a variety of technically challenging tasks spanning the project lifecycle.  This role supports redesigns that improve performance and efficiency, concept designs for cutting edge technologies, and special technical issue investigations. The primary part families are bearing compartment components, lubrication system components, and gearboxes.

The Design Engineer I will report to the Project & Design Management (PDM) Group Lead and will be responsible for supporting key development activities. The Design Engineer I will work closely with the Pratt & Whitney Mechanical Systems CIPT, and takes part in PCIR Engineering Changes, Flight Test EC’s, Root Cause Analysis Investigations, completion of design trade studies, tolerance stacks, creation of DFMEA and FMECA's, and engine BOM review & correction, creation & submission of DECX, ADDS file, and CICR’s.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Professionally represent MTU to our customers
  • Effectively communicate appropriate and useful information to others in a timely manner
  • Apply design engineering principles and concepts with minimal supervision
    • Modelling with Unigraphics NX
    • (GD&T) Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance
    • Preliminary and detailed design process
    • Routine analysis using vetted methods and technologies
  • Create and present work-content in relevant meetings, technical reviews, etc.
  • Work within an established framework to meet customer needs
  • Deliver high quality engineering service products that meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Maximize in-person meeting opportunities with customers and colleagues
  • Understand capabilities of the organization and identify additional customer needs that can be filled by the organization; bring opportunities to Group Lead or Manager


  • Ability to communicate technical information with an awareness of the audience
  • Strong sense of urgency to take timely actions to meet customer needs
  • Demonstrates integrity, achieving high level of trust in work relationships
  • Organized approach to work, learning new skills, and applying newly acquired knowledge to their projects
  • Adheres to organizational values and guidelines of conduct
  • Self-driven to continuously develop technical proficiency

Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • 2-6 years of related design engineering experience
  • Understanding of concepts, methods and procedures within design discipline
  • Demonstrated technical competence in design discipline
  • Knowledge of the P&W Engineering Change Process and associated Engineering Standard Work (ESW)
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Eligible to work in the United States without Sponsorship
  • Occasional travel may be required – Local Only

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