Product Design Engineer

Design/Development Engineering
221732 Requisition #

Moog Inc designs and manufactures high-end technical components on a global scale. Some of the amazing products we produce include actuators, slip rings, fiber optic rotary joints, CT Scans, medical devices, and countless other products. The work we do matters here in Blacksburg, VA, as does every single person who works with us. We are hiring an electric motor design engineer to join our growing product development team.  As part of our design engineering group, you will be developing custom motors and electro-magnetic sensors for aerospace and military applications.  You will be solving challenging problems and creating innovative solutions to our customers’ toughest requirements.  You will be involved in the complete life cycle of the product, from proposal through prototype design and build, qualification testing, and into production.

Here's what you’ll be working on day to day:

  • Review customer specifications and develop a design approach to meet the requirements, supporting the business development group with technical proposals.

  • Optimize design using Speed or Ansys FEA design tools; work with designers to create solid model and detailed prints.

  • Conduct both internal and external design reviews.

  • Support the model shop during prototype building and qualification testing.

  • Prepare drawing package for final production release.

  • Support technical questions from customers.

  • Support innovation in both design and manufacturing techniques.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment are required.

  • Ability to manage various tasks through development and prototype phase with attention to detail to assure schedules are met.

  • Must be able to build and maintain effective relationships with team members to complete design, analysis, and program tasks.

  • Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, including root cause determination and corrective action.

  • This position requires access to United States Export Controlled information.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two to five years of experience in motor design or related field desired.

  • Experience with Speed, Ansys Maxwell, or other motor design tools desired.


 What’s in it for you? 

  • Flexible Planned Vacation

  • Outstanding Health Benefits

  • Generous 401K company contribution and match


  EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation


About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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