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Sr Product-Definition – Autocad MBD-Secret Clearance

Quest Defense is an organization at the forefront of innovation and one of the world’s fastest growing engineering services firms with deep domain knowledge and recognized expertise in the top OEMs across seven industries. We are part of a twenty-five-year-old company on a journey to becoming a centenary one, driven by aspiration, hunger and humility.

We are looking for humble geniuses, who believe that engineering has the potential to make the impossible, possible; innovators, who are not only inspired by technology and innovation, but also perpetually driven to design, develop, and test as a trusted partner for Fortune 500 customers.

As a team of remarkably diverse engineers, we recognize that what we are really engineering is a brighter future for us all. If you want to contribute to meaningful work and be part of an organization that truly believes when you win, we all win, and when you fail, we all learn, then we’re eager to hear from you.

The achievers and courageous challenge-crushers we seek have the following characteristics and skills:

About the role:
You will work directly with engineering staff to produce 3D models and 2D layout drawings of the aerospace sub-systems & engine controls products to meet both engineering and customer requirements. You will be responsible for creating solid models and detailed drawings of various components and assemblies, performing tolerance studies, and making sure that the models and drawings accurately define a manufacturable product.

Experience with industry specifications and in-depth knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) is used to ensure all drawings are complete (accurate, fully dimensioned and in alignment with Tolerance Studies).

Candidate must have a strong understanding of mechanical principles and demonstrate proficiency in reading and interpreting models, assemblies, and piece part drawings.   An in-depth comprehension of GD&T practices, along with the tolerance analysis of assemblies and piece parts is required.



  • A degree in STEM with 8+ years relevant experience.
  • Advanced user of Siemens NX/Teamcenter environments
  • The ability to interpret technical drawings and design intent notes
  • Deep understanding of ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
  • Experience with model based definition (MBD) practices including creating 3D drawings
  • Familiarity with aerospace industry standards, regulations, and best practices.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in drafting and documentation.
  • Proven capacity to meet deadlines, thrive under time constraints, maintain composure, and adeptly juggle multiple tasks with outstanding communication skills, both written and oral, engaging with employees and managers at all levels.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a passion for collaborative teamwork while thriving in a fast-paced, creative environment, enjoying the dynamic synergy of diverse teams.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, and assembly techniques relevant to aerospace applications is a plus.
  • US Citizen and an active Secret Clearance or a secret clearance that’s been active within the last 5 years or the ability to obtain one.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with engineering for initial 2D concept of product
  • Create 3D product models, outlines, and layouts
  • Create solid models piece parts, housings, and assemblies in NX, and manage Bill of Materials
  • Create part definition using MBD model based definition practices for high complexity piece parts
  • Apply tolerance stack-up analysis results to ensure correct fit and alignment, and performance of complex assemblies
  • Lead detailing drafters in the completion of component drawings for a design project
  • Check drawings for accuracy, correct GD&T, and compliance to the aerospace industry and customer drafting and manufacturing standards
  • Support product design reviews and coordinate work with project, engineering, and manufacturing teams
  • Ensure proper filing, control, and export classification of created design data
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment, comprehend and implement oral and written inputs and coordinate with project group on each program you support
  • Strict adherence to the design process is mandatory for successful realization of product for our demanding customers. Attention to detail is critical to ensure a safe and reliable product is placed into service#cj

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:


  • Mostly Office Environments, Occasional Shop Floor involvement.
  • Substantial amounts of telephone, video conferencing and computer work.
  • Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures.
  • Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.
  • Typical 8 hour days plus lunch / 40 hour weeks / core (required) hours are 9AM to 4PM
  • Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Quest Defense provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.