Lockheed Martin Mass Properties Engineer in Littleton, Colorado

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At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

In this role, you will provide Mass Properties Engineering support to multiple satellite, missile or special programs.

Calculate mass properties, update and maintain mass properties database, perform basic trade studies, make presentations at program design reviews, support development of test procedures and perform mass properties measurements, then reduce and interpret measurement data into final user values, support Mass Properties Control Boards and weight reduction teams, document and publish all types of analysis reports, and support the mass properties effort on small or large programs.

Desired Skills: •Able to develop simple software tools to perform mass properties summation calculations

•Mass properties control and management processes and planning

•2+ years of performing mass properties analysis to determine weight, center of gravity, mass moments of inertia, and products of inertia from assemblies down to the component level; tracking changes impacting mass properties

•Contributor for weight control and reduction efforts

•Ability to support technical concerns WRT weight reduction implementation

•Good written (preparing monthly or quarterly weight status reports) and oral communication (presenting mass properties summaries to management and customers)

•Experience working on integrated product team, interacting with other engineering disciplines, technicians, subcontractors, and customer.

•Familiarity with manufacturing and assembly techniques & processes

•Mathcad and/or Matlab

•Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint


•Proficient in calculating the mass properties (e.g., mass, 3-axis centers of gravity, moments and products of inertia) of components and performing summation calculations into assemblies

•Data reduction and simple error analysis

•Mass properties database tools

•Weight and center of gravity measurements by platform and multiple load cell methods

•Must be able to interpret detailed mechanism designs taken from manufacturing drawings or standard modeling software tools.

•Solid modeling tools (e.g., CATIA, CREO)

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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