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At Newton, we're always on the lookout for bright, motivated people to join our team.

To accomplish their goals, the world’s leading scientists, research institutions, and aerospace programs require highly specialized products and technology. We develop them.

Our team creates the products and technology that move the world forward. We engineer solutions to complex problems and deliver mission-critical components that advance science, exploration, and humanity. At Newton, we provide full-cycle engineering and product development support — from creating high-precision pointing mechanisms for spacecraft to solving shock isolation challenges for strategic operations; we’re there, every step of the way.

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CNC PROGRAMMER & MACHINIST

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Job Description

Newton is looking for CNC Programmers and Machinists within our Headquarters Manufacturing Team. The candidate is responsible for programming jobs, machining precision mechanical components, and assisting with machine maintenance (A/R). We are looking for someone who is continually finding ways to improve our production techniques and internal manufacturing processes while also providing feedback and mentoring to engineers responsible for the design of hardware. The CNC Machinist is responsible for providing production estimates, identifying and purchasing tooling, and providing status of jobs assigned to the manufacturing queue.

Activities:

  • Programs 3 and 5 axis NC programs (Mastercam, or equivalent).
  • Reviews CAD files for machinability and participates in Manufacturing Readiness Reviews.
  • Reviews drawings, instructions, blueprints or samples to ensure accurate production.
  • Specifies appropriate tooling required for machining tasks.
  • Selects appropriate machine and settings for a given task.
  • Monitors production, adjusting feed and other settings as necessary.
  • Checks output for quality assurance and documents or discards defects.
  • Identifies need for and performs machine maintenance and minor repairs.
  • Maintains a safe and clean workstation.
  • Assists the Manfacturing Lead with workflow planning within the shop.
  • Designs and manufacturing fixturing (A/R) to satisfy job complexity and schedule. 

Skills:

  • Experience with Haas and Mastercam.
  • Excellent coordination and mechanical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in math.
  • Computer skills for CNC programming and basic office functions (i.e., email).
  • Demonstrated experience fabricating tight tolerance and complex components from aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, and other exotic metals (i.e., PH steels). 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, technical trade certificate ideal.
  • 2 to 5+ years of experience programming and machining precision components using manual and CNC equipment.
  • Demonstrated safety record and willingness to follow safety protocol.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS ENGINEER

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Are you looking to make a difference as a structural analyst? We are looking for Jr, Mid-level, and Sr Structural Analysis Engineers who want to be one of our leaders in this mission. We are looking for a Structural Analyst who is continually finding ways to improve the analysis process.

We expect the Analyst to have experience with linear, non-linear, static and dynamic analyses. The Analyst must have knowledge of design and analysis of composite materials as well as metallic structures. TheMid-Level and Sr Analysts must have at least 5 years of experience identifying failure modes and computing margins of safety against these failure modes.

Job Description

The Structural Analysis Engineer provides technical direction to, and collaborates with Engineers during the design process.

Activities include:

  • One stop shop for concept, design, and analysis.
  • Design / Review parts and assemblies using SolidWorks and/or Creo.
  • Provide mechanical design / integration support and technical expertise to other engineering functions.
  • Organize, supervise, and ensure the quality of stress reports and formal compliance documents to fulfill the verification requirements.
  • Integrate the overall structural analysis approach for thes ystem with the project’s lead engineer, in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of structural analysis including static and dynamic analysis.
  • Participate in engineering technical reviews and design /product configuration decisions as a subject matter expert.
  • Continuously improving technical knowledge based on new developments in structural analysis methodologies and software.
  • Act as a mentor for less experienced design and stress engineers on the team.

Qualifications

  • Degreed professional in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.
  • Demonstrated progression in technical analysis responsibilities.
  • 5-8 years of experience developing finite element models and analyzing mechanical and/or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Demonstrated experience using PATRAN, FEMAP, and/or NASTRAN.
  • Must have experience within NASA or the aerospace industry.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

SUBCONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR

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Are you ready to work on the missions that help move science and technology forward? We are looking to grow our team with a Subcontract Administrator who has strong verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to recognize, recommend and implement process improvements.  

We are looking for a self-starter; someone friendly and persistent, with the follow-up and follow-through needed to make sure work is properly completed. If you are a well-rounded professional who is very responsive, and enjoys problem solving and troubleshooting both individually and as part of a team, let’s talk. We promise a fast-moving environment where every day presents a learning opportunity while working on unique projects.

Job Description

The Subcontract Administrator will work with our Project Management and Administrative teams to evaluate, oversee, and organize contracts and subcontracts.  They are responsible for ensuring that all contracts comply with local and federal laws, and that both parties follow the terms of the agreement, all to ensure we meet deadlines for completing a project successfully.

Activities:

Subcontract Administration:

  • Maintain Budgets with customer & in Procas.
  • Monthly Financial Reporting.
  • Government Reporting (i.e., OSHA 300 report).
  • Vendor Data Entry, Bison Time File, iSTKS.
  • Processing Mods / Paperwork.
  • Deliverables (safety reports, MPRs, etc.).
  • CUI Registry Updates .
  • Maintaining Office Contracts.
    - Janitorial (includes ordering supplies)
    - Cintas
    - Fastenal
    - Property
    - Lease Vehicles

Quality Management:

  • General document management, both electronic and physical copies.
  • Participate in Monthly and Quarterly QMS meetings.
    - Preparing meeting slide templates.
    - Recording actions in task management software.
    - Gathering various reports for QMS manager prior to meetings.
  • Complete vendor evaluations in QMS software.
  • Updating vendor information and certifications in QMS Software.
  • Basic research on vendors to obtain contact and other pertinent information.
  • Upload various meetings and project documents into QMS software platform.
  • Assist as needed with Quality audits. 
  • This position requires ~25% of time dedicated to performing QMS Related Activities. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in business administration, computer science, accounting or related field preferred. A combination of experience and education may be considered.
  • A minimum of (2) years of related work experience.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency using MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Task management software experience is a plus (Asana, Wrike or similar project tracking software).
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

INTERN

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Job Description

Newton is searching for Interns to support engineering design and analysis activities on in-house NASA and DoD projects. The ideal candidate performs the following activities:

Activities:

  • Generates designs and drawings to meet requirements.
  • Performs hand calculations and / or develops Finite Element Models to determine margins of safety on designs.
  • Uses Generative Design tools, in conjunction with experienced staff, to reduce the design-analysis iteration cycle time.
  • Writes work orders and procedures describing step-by-step processes needed to assemble hardware.
  • Assists machinists and technicians.
  • Performs other tasks as required.
  • Complies with Newton, LLC COVID-19 policy*.

Skills

  • Excellent communication with demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy, and safety (all positions).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities (all positions).
  • Proficiency in MS Project as well as the MS Office Suite (all positions).
  • Experience in SolidWorks CAD software; CSWP preferred (engineering only).

Qualifications

  • Actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

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Newton is searching for an Engineering Technician to perform mechanical and electrical assembly activities on in-house NASA and DoD projects. The ideal candidate performs the following activities:

Activities:

  • Supports dimensional inspection of machined hardware using hand tools such as calipers and micrometers. Experience with FaroArm used in inspection of hardware is desired but not required.
  • Installs fasteners into mechanical parts such as helicoil threaded inserts, keenserts, floating nut plates, rivets, etc.
  • Cleans hardware using approved cleaning materials and procedures.
  • Fit-Checks and assembles hardware using hand tools such as open end wrenches, ratchets and sockets, and torque wrenches.
  • Follows engineering procedures and work instructions; demonstrated ability to provide feedback to engineers before, during, and after assembly is required.
  • Fabricates electrical harnesses to drawing specifications and in accordance with workmanship standards; training will be provided A/R.
  • Works in a clean environment and follows cleanroom procedures and protocol.
  • Maintains a clean and organized workspace.
  • Supports receiving inspection and hardware preparation activities.
  • Writes monthly status reports for internal reporting to project management.
  • Performs other tasks as required.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in both written and verbal communications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using computers and standard software packages, notably the MS Office Suite

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma is required; Trade school certification(s) is desirable.
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in hands-on mechanical assembly.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER LEAD

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Newton is searching for a Mechanical Systems Engineer to lead efforts across multiple DoD Hardware Development Programs. The ideal candidate performs the following activities:

Activities:

  • Develops system and subsystem requirements from higher-level mission requirements.
  • Participates in hardware design and development activities, working with engineers, designers, machinists, and technicians to ensure the hardware design will meet requirements.
  • Develops requirements verification and validation matrices, ensuring the requirements may be verified through common industry practices.
  • Reviews technical documentation to ensure the planned activities match the hardware verification and validation approach.
  • Generates designs and drawings to meet requirements.
  • Supports project reviews (weekly, biweekly, monthly, and major milestones reviews), generating documentation, such as progress reports and slide decks, in support of the reviews.
  • Coordinates and presents technical data, analyses, and status at reviews (internal and external).
  • Manages technical and schedule balance while coordinating with the Program Manager to ensure the planned approach meets schedule constraints.
  • Supports future planning activities such as hardware upgrades and business development activities that ensure the longevity of the systems within the DoD infrastructure.
  • Writes monthly status reports for internal reporting to executive management and external reporting to customers.
  • Develops and maintains the project schedule in collaboration with the Project Manager.
  • Travel to support project testing and related industry events demonstrating product capabilities (25%).
  • Performs other tasks as required.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication with demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proficiency in MS Project as well as the MS Office Suite.
  • Experience in SolidWorks CAD software, or similar.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Engineering or Engineering Management related field required; M.S. preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in mechanical engineering or systems engineering with experience leading technical teams.
  • Must have experience within DoD, NASA, aerospace, or high-performance automotive racing industries.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

MID-LEVEL STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS ENGINEER

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Are you looking to make a difference as a structural analyst? We are looking for a Structural Analysis Engineer who wants to be one of our leaders in this mission. We are looking for a Structural Analyst who is continually finding ways to improve the analysis process while also providing guidance and mentoring to younger engineers.

The Analyst has experience refining the analysis process. We expect the Analyst to have experience with linear, non-linear, static and dynamic analyses. The Analyst must have knowledge of design and analysis of composite materials as well as metallic structures. The Analyst must have over 5 years of experience identifying failure modes and computing margins of safety against these failure modes.

Job Description

The Structural Analysis Engineer provides technical direction to junior engineers.

Activities include:

  • One stop shop for concept, design, and analysis.
  • Design / Review parts and assemblies using SolidWorks and/or Creo.
  • Provide mechanical design / integration support and technical expertise to other engineering functions.
  • Provide stress analysis support and technical expertise to other engineering functions.
  • Organize, supervise, and ensure the quality of stress reports and formal compliance documents to fulfill the verification requirements.
  • Integrate the overall structural analysis approach for the system with the project’s lead engineer, in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of structural analysis including static and dynamic analysis.
  • Participate in engineering technical reviews and design / product configuration decisions as a subject matter expert.
  • Continuously improving technical knowledge based on new developments in structural analysis methodologies and software.
  • Act as a mentor for less experienced design and stress engineers on the team.

Qualifications

  • Degreed professional in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.
  • Demonstrated progression in technical analysis responsibilities.
  • 5-8 years of experience developing finite element models and analyzing mechanical and/or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Demonstrated experience using PATRAN, FEMAP, and/or NASTRAN.
  • Must have experience within NASA or the aerospace industry.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

OFFICE ASSISTANT

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Are you looking to be a part of a team that advances science and technology? We are looking to grow our team with an Office Assistant who has strong verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to recognize, recommend and implement process improvements. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, friendly, and is persistent with follow up and follow through to make sure work is properly completed. If you are a well-rounded administrative professional who is very responsive, and enjoys problem solving and troubleshooting individually, and as part of a team. Let's talk. We promise a fast-moving environment where every day presents a learning opportunity while working on unique projects.

Job Description

The Office Assistant will work with our Project Management and Administrative teams to provide support for several advanced and day-to-day Newton administrative processes related to Procurement, Quality Management, and business operations. This position will primarily support Newton's Administrative Specialist and Procurement Manager. Activities include:

Procurement

  • Processing order requests
  • Confirming status of in-progress orders and communicating with vendors
  • Managing logistics of delivery of items ordered (example: confirming delivery date with freight company and arranging delivery window)
  • Reconciling purchases/payments to statements
  • Managing entry of new vendors into the procurement system

Administrative

This position requires ~50% of time dedicated to providing administrative support within the office to Newton’s executive management staff.

  • Handling incoming emails and corporate communications
  • Arranging meetings for Newton’s Senior Executive Staff
  • Maintaining, updating, and filing Human Resources related paperwork
  • Upkeep the office common areas; ensure adequate supplies and refreshments are available at all times
  • Maintain Newton’s culture and office environment
  • Performing general duties and errands as requested by Newton’s Senior Executives
  • Organizing travel by booking accommodations and reservations needs as required
  • Coordinating events as necessary, in collaboration with Newton’s Office Manager
  • Mail collection
  • Managing Exceed I.T. daily tasks / Coordination of I.T. resources
  • Marketing assistance
  • Interview coordination
  • Updating Standard Operating Procedures

Quality Management

  • General document management, both electronic and physical copies
  • Participate in Monthly and Quarterly QMS meetings
    - Preparing meeting slide templates
    - Recording actions in task management software
    - Gathering various reports for QMS manager prior to meetings
  • Complete vendor evaluations in QMS
  • Updating vendor information and certifications in QMS Software
  • Basic research on vendors to obtain contact and other pertinent information
  • Upload various meetings and project documents into QMS software platform
  • Assist as needed with Quality audits
  • This position requires ~25% of time dedicated to performing QMS Related Activities

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma is required; Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in a business office environment is required
  • Demonstrated desire to become part of a team that is fast paced and dynamic with potential for growth
  • In depth working knowledge of the MS Office Suite is required (primarily Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop the processes, procedures, and solutions required to accomplish the responsibilities in the role
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

SUBCONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR

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Are you looking to be a part of a team that advances science and technology? We are looking to grow our team with a Subcontract Administrator who has strong verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to recognize, recommend and implement process improvements. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, friendly, and is persistent with follow up and follow through to make sure work is properly completed. If you are a well-rounded professional who is very responsive, and enjoys problem solving and troubleshooting individually, and as part of a team, let’s talk. We promise a fast-moving environment where every day presents a learning opportunity while working on unique projects.

Subcontract Administration

  • Maintain Budgets with customer & in Procas
  • Monthly Financial Reporting
  • Government Reporting (i.e., OSHA 300 report)
  • Vendor Data Entry, Bison Time File, iSTKS
  • Processing Mods / Paperwork
  • Deliverables (safety reports, MPRs, etc.)
  • CUI Registry Updates
  • Maintaining Office Contracts
    - Janitorial (includes ordering supplies)
    - Cintas
    - Fastenal
    - Property Lease
    - Vehicles

Quality Management

  • General document management, both electronic and physical copies
  • Participate in Monthly and Quarterly QMS meetings
    - Preparing meeting slide templates
    - Recording actions in task management software
    - Gathering various reports for QMS manager prior to meetings
  • Complete vendor evaluations in QMS software
  • Updating vendor information and certifications in QMS Software
  • Basic research on vendors to obtain contact and other pertinent information
  • Upload various meetings and project documents into QMS software platform
  • Assist as needed with Quality audits
  • This position requires ~25% of time dedicated to performing QMS Related Activities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in business administration, computer science, accounting or related field preferred. A combination of experience and education may be considered
  • A minimum of (2) years of related work experience
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record
  • Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency using MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Task management software experience is a plus (Asana, Wrike or similar project tracking software)

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

SEWING TECHNICIAN

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Newton is looking for an experienced Sewer to configure large textile pieces for its U.S. Army contracts. Sewers employed by Newton should have knowledge of various fabrics and sewing techniques and be familiar with industrial sewing machines. Any experience sewing sails or utilizing mil-spec fabrics is a plus. This is a contract to hire position with work into the Spring of 2022. The ideal candidate has the following experience:

Job Description

The ideal candidate has the following experience:

  • Hand and machine sewing.
  • Ensuring that sewing machines and other equipment are in good working order.
  • Accurately measuring and checking that pieces meet measurement requirements.
  • Ability to follow basic patterns.
  • Inspect finished product with attention to detail.
  • Sew fabrics using industrial sewing machines. Newton has Sailrite and Cordes machines.
  • Ability to cut, and measure fabrics, and other custom goods.
  • Constructing items according to companies’ specifications and preferences.
  • Keeping materials organized.
  • Performs other tasks as required.
  • Complies with Newton, LLC COVID-19 policy.*

Skills

  • All work done at location only.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Experienced in sewing, both hand and machine sewing.
  • The ability to work under time constraints.
  • Willingness to adapt to evolving job responsibilities.
  • Proven sewing experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

CNC PROGRAMMER & MANUFACTURING LEAD

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Are you looking to make a difference as a CNC Programmer and Manufacturing Lead? Newton is looking for someone to lead our manufacturing department and assist in crafting precision mechanical components and systems. We are looking for someone who is continually finding ways to improve our production techniques and internal manufacturing processes while also providing guidance and mentoring to young engineers responsible for the design of hardware. The Manufacturing Lead is responsible for scheduling jobs, providing production estimates, and performing CNC programming of components to be machined in house.

Job Description

The candidate:

  • Programs 3 and 5 axis NC programs (Mastercam, or equivalent).
  • Reviews CAD files for machinability and participates in Manufacturing Readiness Reviews.
  • Reviews drawings, instructions, blueprints or samples to ensure accurate production.
  • Specifies appropriate tooling required for machining tasks.
  • Selects appropriate machine and settings for a given task.
  • Monitors production, adjusting feed and other settings as necessary.
  • Checks output for quality assurance and documents or discards defects.
  • Identifies need for and schedules machine maintenance and minor repairs.
  • Maintains a safe and clean workstation.
  • Oversees CNC Operators and assigns their tasks.
  • Complies with Newton, LLC corporate COVID-19 policy*.

Skills

  • Experience with Haas VF, GR and UMC machines.
  • Excellent coordination and mechanical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in math.
  • Computer skills for CNC programming and basic office functions (i.e., email).

Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, technical trade certificate ideal.
  • 7 to 12+ years of experience programming and machining precision components using manual and CNC equipment.
  • Demonstrated safety record and willingness to follow safety protocol.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

JUNIOR ELECTRO-MECHANICAL ENGINEER

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Are you looking to solve engineering problems that advance science and technology? We are looking to grow our team with a Junior Electro-Mechanical Engineer who has a demonstrated ability to incorporate creative yet elegant solutions. We are looking for an engineer who has a never-ending passion for learning, an engineer who is just as comfortable in front of a computer working on CAD or Control Systems as they are putting a robotic arm together. We are looking for an engineer who is a self-starter, is continually finding ways to improve processes, and also enjoys working in a team environment. If you are a well-rounded engineer who wants to take on and solve a broad set of engineering challenges, let’s talk. We promise a fast-moving environment where every day presents a learning opportunity while working on unique projects.

Job Description

The Junior Electro-Mechanical Engineer is a contributing member to our product development teams. Desired skills and duties include:

Skills and duties:

  • Experience designing PCBs.
  • Experience in analyzing circuits.
  • Experience integrating sensors into control electronics to develop open and closed loop systems.
  • Hands-on fabrication experience in assembly of boards, components, connectors, and electrical harnesses.
  • Design and draft electronic enclosures, and opto-mechanical systems using SolidWorks.
  • Assemble, integrate, and test electronic enclosures and opto-mechanical systems.
  • Coordinate piece part manufacturing and assembly.
  • Draft test plans and procedures in conjunction with design engineers.
  • Participate in engineering technical reviews and design / product configuration decisions..
  • Provide design engineers with recommendations to improve product performance or simplify manufacturing.
  • Continuously improve technical knowledge based on new developments in structural design methodologies and software.
  • Complies with Newton, LLC COVID-19 policy*.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related field.
  • Strong mechanical design aptitude and desire to learn, particularly in relation to opto-mechanical assemblies, precision mechanisms, and advanced structures.
  • Experience and proficiency with CAD Software (preferably SolidWorks).
  • Experience and proficiency drafting fabrication and assembly drawings.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • 1 to 4 years of professional experience.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

SENIOR STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS ENGINEER

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Are you looking to make a difference as a structural analyst? Are you looking to be a leader, help others, and use your analysis skills to help solve challenging science and technology problems?

We are looking for a Senior Structural Analysis Engineer who is ready to step up their career. We are looking for an Analyst who is continually finding ways to improve the analysis process while also providing guidance and mentoring to younger engineers. We are looking for an engineer that is ready to be more than an individual contributor and help our analysis team, our company, and our customers have more accurate analytical results as effectively as possible.

The Senior Structural Analysis Engineer has experience refining the analysis process and leading a group of analysts. We expect the Sr. Analyst to be well versed in linear, non-linear, static and dynamic analyses. The Senior Structural Analysis Engineer must have ample knowledge of design and analysis metallic structures. We are looking for an engineer with over 9 years of experience performing analyses, writing margins of safety, and providing guidance to design engineers.

Job Description

The Senior Structural Analysis Engineer is a contributing member and leader in our Analysis team and supports internal and external customers.

Activities include:

  • Review, maintain, and improve in-house analysis processes. Ensure our Analysis Process effectively aids in the successful design, analysis, and testing of structural components.
  • Solve engineering challenges based on the constraints and requirements set by our customers.
  • Develop API / Macro applications to improve the quality and analysis time of the structural analysis process.
  • Provide oversight and mentorship for junior engineers.
  • Design / Review machine parts and assemblies.
  • Provide mechanical design / integration support and technical expertise to other engineering functions.
  • Provide stress analysis support and technical expertise to other engineering functions using hand calculations, FEMAP, NASTRAN, and other software needed.
  • Organize, supervise, and ensure the quality of stress reports and formal compliance documents to fulfill the verification requirements.
  • Integrate the overall structural analysis approach for the system with the project’s lead engineer, in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Participate in engineering technical reviews and design / product configuration decisions as a subject matter expert.
  • Provide test support including writing test plans, procedures, and reports, derivation of loads, force / acceleration limiting, correlation, and logistics.

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of structural analysis including static and dynamic analyses.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related field.
  • Demonstrated progression in technical analysis responsibilities.
  • 10+ years of experience developing finite element models and analyzing mechanical and/or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Demonstrated experience using PATRAN, FEMAP, and/or NASTRAN for a minimum of 5 years/7000 hours.
  • Must have experience within NASA, the aerospace industry, or related discipline.
  • Must have experience performing and correlating tests such as static pull tests, random vibration, sine vibration, modal, etc.
  • Must have experience with metallic structures and bolted joints. Experience with composites and bonded joints is highly desired.
  • Experience with non-linear analyses is highly desired.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGNER

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Newton is searching for a Senior CAD Designer and Drafter to support efforts across our NASA Hardware Development Programs. The ideal candidate performs the following:

Activities:

  • Creates CAD models of mechanical structures, opto-mechanical systems, and mechanisms.
  • Creates detailed fabrication and inspection drawings of CAD components using GD&T standards, once verified through the design-analysis iteration cycle.
  • Maintains detailed lists of hardware to be purchased or required for the assembly of systems / subsystems (aka Bill of Materials).
  • Supports the configuration management (CM) release cycle of designs and supporting documentation, compliant with Newton’s ISO 9001 / AS9100D certification.
  • Generates images of hardware using CAD to support weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and major milestone reviews.
  • Maintains mass properties and a Master Equipment List (MEL) for all components within a system or subsystem (i.e., electrical, mechanical, optical).
  • Performs other tasks as required.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication with demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proficiency in CAD software and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • SolidWorks Certified Professional.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years designing hardware for DoD, NASA, aerospace, or high-performance automotive racing industries.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER

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Job Description

Newton is searching for a Mechanical Systems Engineer to lead efforts across multiple specialized DoD Hardware Development Programs. The ideal candidate performs the following:

Activities:

  • Develops system and subsystem requirements from higher-level mission requirements.
  • Participates in hardware design and development activities, working with engineers, designers, machinists, and technicians to ensure the hardware design will meet requirements.
  • Develops requirements verification and validation matrices, ensuring the requirements may be verified through common industry practices.
  • Reviews technical documentation to ensure the planned activities match the hardware verification and validation approach.Confirming status of in-progress orders and communicating with vendors.
  • Generates designs and drawings to meet requirements.
  • Supports project reviews (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, and major milestones reviews), generating documentation, such as progress reports and slide decks, in support of the reviews.
  • Coordinates and presents technical data, analyses, and status at reviews (internal and external).
  • Manages technical and schedule balance while coordinating with the Program Manager to ensure the planned approach meets schedule constraints.
  • Supports future planning activities such as hardware upgrades and business development activities that ensure the longevity of the systems within the DoD infrastructure.
  • Writes monthly status reports for internal reporting to executive management and external reporting to customers.
  • Develops and maintains the project schedule in collaboration with the Project Manager.
  • Travel to support project testing and related industry events demonstrating product capabilities (25%).
  • Performs other tasks as required.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication with demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proficiency in MS Project as well as the MS Office Suite.
  • Experience in SolidWorks CAD software, or similar.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Engineering or Engineering Management related field required; M.S. preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in mechanical engineering or systems engineering with experience leading technical teams.
  • Must have experience within DoD, NASA, aerospace, or high-performance automotive racing industries.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
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