DRS Technologies Inc. Motor Engineer in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Leonardo DRS

/Leonardo DRS/is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website atwww.drs.com.

Naval Power Systems (NPS)

/Leonardo DRS NPS/is a leading supplier of Navy, Power, Control, Propulsion and HVAC equipment. NPS has facilities in Milwaukee, WI; Danbury, CT; Fitchburg, MA; and High Ridge, MO. Products include ship electric propulsion equipment, power electronics equipment, high-performance networks, shipboard control equipment and control panels, tactical displays and specialty reactor plant instrumentation and control equipment. The Division designs, qualifies and manufactures products that help people every day on the ground, sea and in the air.

We operate on a 9/80 work schedule, all employees work 80 hrs in 9 days and have every other Friday off.

Job LocationFitchburg, MA

Fitchburg Massachusetts is a community of 41,000 people is located 10 miles from New Hampshire and 50 miles from Boston. Despite being one of the largest cities in the county, Fitchburg retains its small town flavor. Fitchburg boasts excellent access via highway or MBTA commuter train to all points. One can choose to live in any type of area; be it urban, suburban, or rural; all within a short commute to Fitchburg.

Position Summary

DRS NPS has an immediate need for a Senior Motor Engineer for a technical role that will require component and system-level engineering, advanced analyses, and electromagnetic design of motors and generators for defense and commercial applications. This senior-level position entails working on a team to design and manufacture large (100kW – 36MW+) permanent magnet motors and generators. If you are an experienced motor engineer looking to stretch your technical skills, this position presents a unique opportunity to design and build some of the largest and most specialized electric machines in the world.

The ideal candidate is an individual possessing a deep understanding and experience in electromagnetics, motor design/manufacture, and propulsion systems development. Direct experience with large (1MW+) marine power generation or propulsion equipment, form-wound stator manufacturing, permanent magnet motor assembly, and previous US military program experience are considered to be distinct advantages.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Development of new permanent magnet motors and generators for the commercial and military markets

  • Support of existing motor and generator products through individual technical contribution

  • Provide engineering support for the manufacturing of large, form-wound stators

  • Confidently and competently represent DRS in front of customers, including the US Navy

  • Clearly communicating and presenting technical information to technical and non-technical individuals

  • Collaboration with other departments, DRS locations, and suppliers to solve problems and develop the best overall solutions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree from a 4 year accredited college or university in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • 5+ years’ experience in motor design and manufacture

  • Familiarity with industrial and military motor design specifications

  • US citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Specific experience in the design & manufacture of large (1MW+) permanent magnet electric machines

  • Advanced degree

  • Experience with execution of programs for the US military

  • Experience with CAD and/or analysis programs such as Solidworks, Unigraphics, MATLAB, ANSYS, or similar

  • Direct experience using electromagnetic design tools (Flux, SPEED, Maxwell, EMAG)

  • Specific experience obtaining marine certifications (ABS, BV, DNV) for electric machines

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vet #NPS