Mechanical Engineer II
Location NJ, West Caldwell
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full Time
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The Electronics Group of Crane Aerospace & Electronics designs and manufactures high-density, high-reliability electronics for our aerospace, space, military, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. From the Mars Rover to implantable defibrillators; from submarines to fighter jets, our products have proven their ability to operate in the most demanding environments.


Our product line includes microwave products for defense applications and sophisticated electronic radio frequency components and subsystems. As a total solution enterprise, we offer our customers electronic manufacturing services, engineering support services, product development, and production service sets. Our products are found in the most complex commercial and defense applications.


We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy in all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value. We have a unique and exciting career opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer II.  



  • Under limited supervision, work as part of a design team to perform the mechanical design, layout, testing and evaluation of RF and Microwave devices and systems for defense applications. 
  • Duties include: Product Design & Development, Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Rapid Prototyping, Electronic Packaging (Heat Transfer, Vibration, Structural Design) 3-Dimensional Parametric Modeling (SolidWorks), Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA), Finite Element Analysis, ECO/ECN Document management, Printed Circuit Board Design.
  • Work with interdisciplinary teams to insure that the designs meet the customers electrical, Mechanical environmental as well as internal manufacturing MIL-STD, utilizing RF design rules requirements and standards. Support internal concurrent design criteria.
  • Translate customer specifications; generate design documentation required for prototype and/or production releases as needed.
  • Document new designs per established guidelines including but not limited to simulations, test circuit measurements and tolerance analysis.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in ME (MS or higher preferred), with min. 2 - 4 years of experience in mechanical design, related to RF/microwave/millimeter-wave or related hardware design. Ex perience with high reliability hardware and MIL-Standard design, from concept design through production delivery. Familiarity with micro-electronics design techniques and processes. 
  • Experience with Systems architecture, RF architecture, RF/Microwave circuit design would be a plus.
  • Experience with  Solid Works, PDM tools and Auto-cad, Pro-e. PADS Power Logic & Power PCB integration a plus. Excellent documentation, organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to write procedures, proposals and reports. 
  • Must possess excellent communications skills and be a team player.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in team environment


Special Work Conditions:

  • Applicants selected could be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Eligibility requirements include U.S. nationals.


Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.  Visit our website at for more information on our company, benefits and great opportunities.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.