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Associate Mechanical Engineer- Autonomous and Undersea Systems

Quincy, Massachusetts, United States of America
Closing date: 14 July 2024

Job Description:

Saab Inc.'s Autonomous and Undersea Systems division in Quincy, MA is seeking an Associate Mechanical Engineer. You will be a member of the Mechanical Engineering team responsible for the development of mechanical systems and assemblies across various Autonomous and Undersea Platforms.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Apply mechanical engineering principles for the design and development of mechanical components and assemblies

  • Develop CAD 2D and 3D models of electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical components and assemblies

  • Documentation of design solutions including reports, engineering drawings and Bill of Materials

  • Provide effective communication across functional teams

  • Work as key member of a cross-functional team to develop mechanical and electro-mechanical solutions

Compensation Range: $82,900-$101,500

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • 0-2  years’ experience in mechanical design.

  • Understanding of mechanical design philosophy and design process flow.

  • Ability to resolve issues during design, development and execution of mechanical engineering activities.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office software applications.

  • Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools.

  • Candidate must be able to work with limited/general direction and must be able to communicate effectively.

  • Must hold or be able to obtain U.S. DoD SECRET security clearance.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of SolidWorks.

  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Demonstrated performance and proficiency in the elements of Mechanical design, e.g. analysis and implementation of requirements, developing design concepts, evaluating designs, technical analysis, generating designs, design reviews.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.