Mechanical Engineer
Cobham - Lansdale, PA

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Mechanical Engineer – Entry Level

Innovators with Insight

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defence systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

About Cobham:
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defence 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. Please visit for more information.

Cobham is seeking a recent college graduate to enter into professional work as a Mechanical Engineer. A Mechanical Engineer is expected to have responsibilities including design, development and analysis activities throughout a given product’s lifecycle. The mechanical engineer will perform work which is specific in nature and requires knowledge and application of basic engineering principles, theories and concepts to complete assignments under direct technical supervision.

Responsibilities will be:
Support the Product Design Team. Support senior engineering personnel in the design, development and selection of basic hardware components utilizing fundamental mechanical engineering principles, theories and techniques. Assigned duties may include design and development of specific packaging modules, mechanisms or components to meet specified design requirements. Receive close direction and instruction from senior engineering staff.

Perform Mechanic Analyses. Obtain working knowledge of company standard analysis tools. Perform basic static, dynamic and heat transfer analyses of mechanical structures. Compile data for investigation by senior mechanical engineering personnel.

Support Verification/Validation of Design. Support the fabrication and environmental testing of design hardware. Assist in the design and fabrication of prototype hardware. Support the environmental testing of hardware including: vibration, shock, thermal, fatigue and others as required. Document results for review by senior engineering personnel.

Prepare Documentation. Generate and review the technical content of drawings, engineering specifications, reports and other documentation associated with the mechanical design.

Support Continuous Improvement. Acquire a working knowledge of the Standard Operating Framework for Engineering (SOF-E) Mechanical Design Process. Acquire up-to-date knowledge of developments in mechanical engineering disciplines.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS Mechanical Engineering
Desired Qualifications:
  • MS Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of Pro-Engineer and or ANSYS Finite Element Analysis tools
Additional Requirements: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Contact: If the above sounds interesting please apply by clicking on the “Apply button”.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population (M/F/D/V).Mechanical Engineer – Entry Level

Innovators with Insight

Job Category

Engineering - Design

Primary Location



Cobham Sensor Electronics Lansdale



Job Posting

07-Jan-2013, 3:56:00 PM


Carl Richards

Cobham - 21 months ago - save job - block
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