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Textron Packaging Design Engineer in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Packaging Design Engineer


Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Finance business area. Visit & to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About This Role

Textron Systems’ recent growth has established the need for a full time Senior Mechanical Engineer with experience in mechanical design focused on electro-mechanical systems for military applications. The candidate should have strong communication and presentation skills and be comfortable interacting with senior management and customer representatives. The candidate should also have experience in the “design/build/test” process. Experience serving as a project lead is a plus. This position requires that the candidate be a US citizen with or capable of receiving a secret level security clearance.

  • The candidate should be comfortable as a lead designer of mechanical systems with electro-mechanical integration skills primarily for military applications. This includes packaging design of electronics systems and interconnects, the development of interface control documents, and understanding of designing for manufacturing and assembly techniques. The candidate should be well versed in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and understand Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Experience performing structural analysis to predict modal and stress results for complex systems, through the use of hand calculations and Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

  • Working knowledge of ANSI Y 14.5 dimensioning and tolerancing to develop meaningful design documentation.

  • Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) skills a plus.

  • Experience working with subcontractors, providing them requirements and overseeing their design efforts

  • Proficiency with any of the following tools is a plus:

  • Unigraphics (UG) NX

  • MSC Nastran and Patran

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

  • ADAMS Dynamic Modeling

  • Zemax Optical Analysis Tool



BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering


5 Years minimum in related field

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Massachusetts-Wilmington

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 288346