Job Listing Description

Senior Composite Design Engineer

Location: Huntsville, AL
Rate: $40.00 - $44.00/HR
Duration: 9 month contract position
Shift: 9/80 Schedule – OT Possible

** Candidates must be U.S. Citizens **
** Permanent residents are NOT eligible for this role **
** Dual citizens are NOT eligible for this role. Also, candidates with a current non-U.S. passport in addition to a U.S. passport are NOT acceptable **

Under limited general direction and following established policies, the Senior Engineer performs professional assignments requiring complete working knowledge of application of concepts, practices, and techniques.

60% - Lead mechanical design activities for composite structures. Composite structures design activities include strategic booster motor composite cases, tactical rocket motor cases, composite armaments, composite over-wrapped pressure vessels, and composite flight structures. Will independently develop design concepts, 3D models and support the development of detailed drawings for the manufacture of parts. Conduct trade studies and develop component specifications and procedures as required. Interact with component analysis, manufacturing, project engineering, quality and customer support groups. Plan and execute design tasks with limited general direction and work effectively within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment. Work is reviewed by senior staff.

20% - Participate in shop floor and production hardware processing at suppliers and internally. Provide input to address nonconforming hardware, process planning, support production meetings, and work with supply chain to assure that design requirements are met. Support engineering drawing and specification updates at configuration change boards.

10% - Develop test plans and technical reviews. Assist in the identification and support of risk reduction and environmental test requirements. This may include manufacturing pathfinders, subscale testing, component and system level qualification tests.

10% - Prepare material and support presentations for internal and external customers. Responsible for preparing engineering reports to support tolerance studies, engineering analyses or failure investigations, including technical close-out reports

-Possible travel to Sacramento, CA and or GD Lincoln, NB. Trips typically three to four days at a time. Likely one trip per month depending upon activity.

-Composite Design Engineering and Composite Design Manufacturing experience required.
-Experienced with composite structure preliminary sizing tools and FEA tools/methods preferably related to Composite Motor Cases/Pressure Vessels.
-Experienced with Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools such as Siemens NX or CREO/PRO-E. NX experience is preferred, but Creo is acceptable.
-Experienced in 3D modeling and 2D drawings.
-Minimum of five (5) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

-Composite, Composite Design, Composite Engineer, Composite Structures

-Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Engineering.
-An advanced engineering degree is a plus.
Job Number: 8460
Job Location: Huntsville, AL
Rate: $40.00 - $44.00/HR
Per Diem: Split Possible
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 9 mos
Input Date: 01/23/2018
Last Updated: 02/08/2018
Attention: Patrick O'Neil
Address: 6133 BRISTOL PKWY STE 232
City, State: CULVER CITY, CA 90230
Phone: 310/410-1931
Fax Phone: 310/410-1751

Previous Listing       Next Listing
Back to Abbreviated Search Results
Back to Complete Search Results
Back to Advanced Job Search

Phone: (425) 806-5200
Fax: (425) 806-5585
ContractJobHunter is a service of:
C.E. Publications, Inc.
P.O. Box 3006, Bothell, WA 98041-3006, USA
The content of this website is Copyright 2018 C.E. Publications, Inc.