Composite Design Engineer

Composite Design Engineer

Position: Composite Design Engineer

Purpose: Produce innovative, intelligent designs for Composite Production, in a timely manner with respect to project schedules, while optimizing ease of manufacturing, cost, weight, and function.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Produce accurate 3D models, preliminary layouts, laminating production details, in line with scheduled release dates.
  • Prepare drawings and other engineering data required for the manufacturing of Composite parts and / or data submittal to the customer
  • Act as a shop liaison during initial production of new product designs to prevent and/or solve any engineering issue that may arise
  • Identify problems and develop solutions
  • Maintain awareness of emerging solutions and technologies that may be applied to Composite manufacturing
  • Collaborate with vendors to examine supplier lead times, costs and availability for parts and tooling necessary to manufacture the product being designed
  • Maintain and build relationships with customers
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Regular Hours of work: Normally 7:00AM – 4:00PM Mon-Fri; Weekends and Holidays as scheduled by Management.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience in design engineering
  • Must have a sound understanding of how to use CAD/CATIA software to design in composites
  • Basic understanding of tolerances and their implications in the Composite manufacturing process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Positive attitude, can do attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines