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Mechanical Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
31 December 2021
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Job Description:

Saab's Radar Surveillance division in East Syracuse, NY is seeking a Mechanical Engineer. The engineer will be a member of the Mechanical Engineering team responsible for the development of mechanical systems and assemblies across various ground based and shipboard military radar platforms.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Application of 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.

Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.

  • 5+ years of 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.

  • Ability 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.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a drug screen and background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

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.