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Mechanical Engineer (Marine Systems) at Marotta Controls

Mechanical Engineer (Marine Systems)

Marotta Controls Montville, NJ (On Site) Full-Time

Come grow with Marotta! One of NJ’s fastest growing technology companies, named a New Jersey Top Workplace for 2022 and a “Made in New Jersey” Manufacturer of the Year Award Winner. You will have room to grow and be a part of an exciting team, all within a warm and welcoming environment.

Marotta Controls, Inc. specializes in the design, development, and production of precision control components and systems. Founded in 1943, Marotta has been at the forefront of Aerospace & Defense milestones for over 75 years from breaking the sound barrier on the Bell X-1 and landing the first man on the moon to playing a critical role on today’s advanced U.S Navy platforms as well as the emerging commercial Space industry.

Our products and expertise range from high performance valves to complete sub-systems that integrate electronic controls, actuators, and power conversion systems. We have received over 200 patents for our technologies and support the most demanding applications found on military aircraft, tactical systems, submarines, surface ships, satellites and space launch vehicles. Our teams have repeatedly been recognized for outstanding performance by some of the most prestigious organizations in the world including The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, NASA & Northrop Grumman.

Mechanical Engineer I (Marine Systems)

Position Summary:

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for designing products to meet customer's requirements including all design, functional, material, and test requirements from the customer's component and sub-tier specifications. The specific assignments and responsibilities will be consistent with the level of experience of the engineer.Regular interaction required with other engineers and test technicians as well as frequent contact with suppliers, contractors, and customers. Occasional light travel may be involved.

Job requirements:

  • B.S in Engineering is required as a minimum - Mechanical, Aerospace, or equivalent. Advanced technical degree is desirable for this position.

  • 0-5 years design experience with a variety of valves and fluid control devices preferred

  • Knowledge of mechanical, electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic controls

  • Solid analytical skills are required: stress analysis, heat transfer, fluid flow

  • Ability to solve complex mechanical, static and dynamic problems

  • Knowledge of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and compressible flow

  • Exposure to performing analytical solutions using tools such as ANSYS or Pro-E Mechanica

  • Must work precisely, accurately, and with close attention to all details

  • High level of mechanical aptitude and knowledge

  • Advanced organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Superior communication skills

  • Defense/aerospace experience a plus

  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance, therefore you must be able to obtain/maintain a security clearance

  • Highly computer literate, with MS Office/PC expertise, and demonstrated experience with applicable systems, programs, equipment, etc.

  • Must be a US Citizen

Essential or Primary / Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating the creation of a preliminary bill of material in the business system and verifying its accuracy

  • Create development testing requirements, development test instructions, and release of drawings for development hardware

  • Maintain ongoing surveillance of customer-driven changes, with written notification to Contracts Administrator or Program Manager, including program impact assessment

  • Ensure accuracy of all drawings/documents on the project, except purely drafting technique issues. This includes tolerance stack-ups

  • Communicate technical and schedule problems, in a timely manner, to Engineering Manager / Director, Contracts Administrator, and Program Manager when applicable

  • Manage all duties per ISO 9000: Procedure 4.1 Design Control

  • Supervision/oversight of engineering assistants, documentation personnel, design and test personnel on project activities as required

Additional / Job Responsibilities:

  • Bring initiatives and activities to closure in a timely manner through effective interaction with individuals, both internal and external to the Marotta organization (as required).

  • Abide by all safety, quality, housekeeping and company policies/procedures to ensure compliance to various regulatory and internal system requirements

  • Foster a positive and cooperative work environment through effective communication at all levels internal and external to the organization

  • Actively participate in team meetings, improvement initiatives/programs, etc. to provide constructive recommendations and initiate actions to support company initiatives/goals

  • Consistently demonstrate commitment to company values

  • Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problems

  • Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned

Work Environment:

  • This job interacts in a professional office environment, Engineering Lab, and manufacturing environments. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, hand tools, test equipment, as well as environments inclusive of the appropriate eye, hearing, ESD and foot protection (as required).

  • Some travel may be expected for this position (20%) including Test Labs (e.g. EMI), vendor, and customer visits.

General Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent verbal communications

  • Specific vision capabilities may be required including close vision and depth perception

  • Job may require Lab bench work, including manipulation of small objects and use of hand tools and test equipment

  • The employee may be required to lift and/or move items weighing up to 25 pounds

This position is at our Montville NJ office location.

Many of our contracts require proof that you are a U.S. citizen and/or that an export license has been obtained for employees who are citizens of certain countries. Your employment, both initially and continually thereafter, is conditioned on production of such proof of citizenship and/or any export license that may be required to comply with any and all applicable laws, regulations, or executive orders, or required by Federal, State, or local government contracts.

We offer a highly competitive compensation package for this outstanding position plus a quarterly bonus along with a full range of top quality benefits and employee services including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability income insurance programs, 401k retirement plans with company match, generous tuition aid program, paid vacation, sick and personal days, paid holidays and flexible work hours with compressed work week options. We recognize and reward our employee's accomplishments and host several employee engagement events per quarter.

If you are looking to grow or accelerate your career and be part of a best-in-class organization while enjoying a work-life balance, please visit our website at to learn more about us and to apply. Check out all our openings at [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Mechanical Engineer (Marine Systems)

We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer M/F/IWD/Veterans


As a Federal Contractor, Marotta is required to have all employees vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for a religious or medical exemption.

No agencies, please.

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