KEYW Corporation

Product Engineer

Job Locations 1 month ago(1/16/2018 10:34 AM)
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KeyW’s Survey and Exploration Systems Segment is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Product Engineer to work between the Engineering Departments and the Production Departments to transition first article systems into products ready for low rate production.  As a member of the Production Service Center, the Product Engineer will be responsible for transitioning engineering design specifications into reproducible products maintaining the procurement specifications, assembly work instructions, acceptance test procedures to create a product production data package.  He or she will work with the vendors and manufacturers’ representatives to establish a supply chain that achieves performance specifications, reliability, maintainability, sustainability and quality requirements.  The successful candidate will provide recommendations for improvement in system design, assembly and test processes through the use of critical thinking, creative design skills and demonstration of an overall understanding of system design as well as the assembly and test procedures.  The candidate will also participate in change control and product improvement processes.

This position is located in the at KeyW’s Severn MD facility.


The primary responsibility of the product engineer is to create a product development package, consisting of specifications, assembly instructions, test procedures and quality control methods that fulfills the technical needs of the customer while integrating the goals of marketing, sales and manufacturing departments for a long term, sustainable product. He or she will work with the design, engineering, production and quality control teams to meet the project objectives in a timely and cost effective manner.  The candidate will investigate ways to build common modules, supplier and production steps. The candidate will also create and implement test plans and procedures and validate results against specifications and specific performance metrics.  Travel to visit with vendors is required (up to 20%).


Skills and Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in product design, development, production, and supply chain management of complex airborne systems
  • Must possess the requisite skills to handle fast pace and dynamic product development environment
  • Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with AS-9100 is a plus

Degree:  Bachelors degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering


Location: Severn, MD


Clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance is required


KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


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