Crane Aerospace – Mechanical Engineer

Are you detail-oriented, creative, and technically skilled at Engineering design and development?  Come to Crane Aerospace & Electronics and use your excellent Engineering skills to design, improve, and deliver the next generation of products in the aerospace and electronics Industry!

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers a variety of fluid management solutions, including positive displacement pumps, centrifugal pumps, fuel flowmeters, fuel level systems and pressure sensing products.  We draw on years of experience to precisely match our products to customer specifications and preferences.

We have a unique and exciting career opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer located at our site in Elyria, Ohio.

Job Summary:

The Mechanical Engineer works under supervision and uses established procedures to perform engineering duties in researching, planning, designing, and developing products for use in the Aerospace or Electronics marketplace. The Mechanical Engineer works on new product designs and existing product designs, modernization, and upgrades, as well as performs extensive analyses to ensure cost, quality, and customer requirements are met. Working within a collaborative Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment the Mechanical Engineer uses analytical thinking and innovation to ensure customer goals are met.

 Essential Functions:

  • Work effectively with all functional groups to achieve product performance and cost targets. Build quality and manufacturability into the design.  Define/understand/comply with company and regulatory guidelines to assure a safe operating environment.
  • Support continuous process improvement activities including Kaizen, 5S practices to ensure an organized and efficient working environment, and personal development.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with verbal and written English for technical reports, presentations, analyses, or other communications at the appropriate level throughout the organization.
  • Understand product and process requirements to support product development, sustaining and R&D.
  • Plan and manage work activities to support meeting project schedules and budgets.
  • Utilize judgment with the guidance of a mentor to plan and accomplish goals. Produce thorough and accurate design and development work of suitable complexity that meets all customer specifications and company requirements for schedule, cost, producibility, quality, and reliability.
  • Utilize proficient problem solving processes, documentation, tools and analyses to quickly and effectively identify root cause and corrective actions to technical challenges in support of product development and product sustaining assignments
  • Generate and review product development documentation including proposals, technical reports, procedures, correspondence, etc. necessary to satisfy customer and program requirements.
  • Self-directed and motivated while working and communicating effectively within a team environment that consists of several engineering, operations, quality, and business disciplines.
  • Provide support of IPT activities in collaboration with other technical, operations, quality, and business disciplines.
  • Generate models and conduct analyses that are in compliance with customer requirements and appropriate agencies.
  • Generate and review documentation related to product development and prepare technical reports and documentation necessary to satisfy customer and program requirements, including proposals, procedures, reports, correspondence, etc.
  • Any other task assigned by supervisor or management.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Experience: 0-4 years of relevant work experience
  • Education/Certification: BA or BS Degree in an engineering discipline. Masters or PhD preferred.
  • Knowledge:
    • Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering Principles, including mechanics of materials, shock, vibration, heat transfer, and dimensional tolerance analysis
    • Knowledge of electronics packaging
  • Skills/Abilities
    • Proficiency with mechanical 3D modeling software such as Autodesk Inventor, and familiarity with numerical analysis software
  • Eligibility Requirement: This position may require access to controlled data or information and therefore only US persons will be considered. As a US Department of Defense contractor, we are bound by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).


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