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Textron Mechanical Design Engineer III in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Mechanical Design Engineer III


Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’sWeapon Systemsbusiness area. Visit & to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About This Role

We believe people should love what they do – in this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Participating in the detailed design of Aerostructure Components on a flight vehicle in the Strategic Missiles Business Line

  • Leading Design projects and oversee the work of junior engineers

  • Being a member of a team responsible for the development and design integration of mechanical systems primarily for military and aerospace applications

  • Having expertise in the application of Mechanical Design with demonstrated skills using Unigraphics (UG) NX (version 1899 or greater) and strong understanding of ANSI Y14.5 dimensioning and tolerancing, military standards and specifications, manufacturing and assembly processes

  • Preparing and directing high quality mechanical and electro-mechanical detail and assembly drawings

  • Transitioning product design to production and test

  • Understanding forming methodologies for aerostructure materials

  • Performing analysis of basic structures using ANSYS Mechanical

  • Performing detailed design of high stiffness low weight structural aerospace vehicles

  • Writing technical and proposal documents

  • Designing results will be summarized in detailed design reports and presentations

  • Presenting design and analysis results to internal and external customers at program reviews



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 5 years of related experience

  • Demonstrated skills using Unigraphics (UG) NX (version 1899 or greater)

  • Good understanding of the following areas: ANSI Y14.5 dimensioning and tolerancing, military standards and specifications, manufacturing and assembly processes

  • Ability to prepare and direct high quality mechanical and electro-mechanical detail and assembly drawings primarily for military applications

  • Structural analysis experience in mechanical and thermal stress with analytical skills to validate design solutions for basic use of ANSYS Mechanical Finite Element Analysis desirable

  • Experience in creating and transitioning product design to production and test

  • Demonstrated experience with detailed design of high stiffness low weight structural aerospace vehicles

  • Proficiency in writing skills and with aptitude for both technical and proposal styles

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Active Secret clearance preferred; Secret eligibility required

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Massachusetts-Wilmington

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 298914