A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers
challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you
looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to
offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for
a company that values a friendly work environment and that values
YOU? Then look no further!! Consider Cobham.
We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a
technologically advanced electronics company employing more than
3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide.
We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to
the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense,
aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.
Performs professional technical work of various complexity that
requires in-depth knowledge and application of mechanical
engineering principles, theories, concepts, practices and techniques
used to solve specified problems within a defined field of
- Support Product Design and Development. Contribute to the
design, development and selection of hardware components
utilizing mechanical engineering principles, theories and
techniques. Assigned duties may include design and development
of specific packaging modules, mechanisms, components or
subsystems to meet design requirements. Provide technical
direction to design support personnel. Receive limited direction
and instruction from senior engineering staff.
- Perform Mechanical Analyses. Maintain up-to-date working
knowledge of company standard analysis tools. Assure adequate
analysis to achieve performance objectives. Perform static,
dynamic and heat transfer analyses of mechanical structures.
Analyze data and document results.
- Coordinate Validation of Design. Coordinate the fabrication
and environmental testing of design hardware. Design and procure
prototype hardware. Coordinate the environmental testing of
hardware including: vibration, shock, thermal, fatigue and
others as required. Review and document test
results. Assist in product transition to Production
- Prepare Documentation. Generate, review and approve the
technical content of drawings, engineering specifications,
reports and other documentation associated with the mechanical
design. Prepare design review packages and present for internal
- Support Continuous Improvement. Ensure compliance with
Cobham’s Quality System and the Mechanical Design Process.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of developments in mechanical
engineering disciplines. Recommend improvements that produce
cost effective and producible designs.
- Other Duties Make independent technical decisions on work
consistent with objectives. Attend conferences and meetings
improve product development and standardization. Assignments may
include research and development of new techniques and materials
as a result of independent study. Provide training in area of
- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited
college or university or its equivalent and two (2) years work
experience; or a Master’s Degree and one (1) years experience.
- Previous design and drawing documentation experience. Working
knowledge of CREO2 CAD Software utilized in conceptual design
and subsequent documentation generation. Solidworks, Autocad or
Altium are a plus.
- Working knowledge of finite element applications, typically
ANSYS. MATLAB and simulation software are a plus.
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of
Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global
leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the
insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective
future. Innovators like you!
If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we
encourage you to apply. We are unable to sponsor work
visas. U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a
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.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of
Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and
employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will
refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against,
employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose
their compensation or the compensation of other employees or
The EEO is the Law poster is available here
and the poster supplement is available here
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with
and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability for any part of the employment process, please send an
e-mail to CAEScareer@cobham.com or call (703) 842-2971 and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.