Lead Mechanical Engineer

Posted on 4/23/2024

HRL Laboratories

HRL Laboratories

501-1,000 employees

Develops advanced technologies in quantum science

Food & Agriculture
Industrial & Manufacturing


Malibu, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • At least three years of management experience overseeing mechanical engineers technically and in their career development.
  • Experience in performing mechanical product designs and analysis along with strategic planning are desired.
  • Experience in the execution of several product life cycles.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with CAD and PDM tools (preferably Solidworks).
  • Experience with systems engineering processes.
  • Experience developing and coaching for leadership and performance.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and ability to work independently.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline with at least 8 years of industry experience.
  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a US Government security clearance.
  • Oversight as a technical leader the design of cryogenic test systems leveraging experience in fields ranging from mechanical hardware design, modeling/simulation, to systems engineering practices.
  • Provide strategic plans and guidance to the team on key customer objectives and deliverables.
  • Team staffing responsibilities include generating personnel forecasts, recruiting, writing job requisitions, and hiring.
  • Mentoring staff to support their career development including conducting employee performance reviews, career develop discussions, and building an environment of inclusivity.
  • Provide mechanical design related feedback to the team in design reviews.
  • Participate with cross functional teams to improve program, design, and configuration management processes.
  • Help build and maintain relationships with our customer and partners through technical excellence and integrity (e.g. communications via reviews, written reports, etc.).
  • Support future business development involving proposals and critical strategic planning.

HRL Laboratories is renowned for its cutting-edge development in quantum science, additive manufacturing, and high-frequency performance technologies. The company's pioneering efforts in areas such as silicon quantum dot devices, 3D-printable aluminum alloy, and advanced GaN integrated system designs place it at the forefront of technical innovation within the industry. This culture of leadership and innovation provides a stimulating environment that nurtures the growth and development of its employees, making it an excellent backdrop for professionals aiming to contribute to significant technological advancements.

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Malibu, California



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