Composites Manufacturing Engineer

Calspan Corporation - Newport News, VA3.4

Full-time
Overview
Calpsan Systems in Newport News, VA is an industry leader in the engineering and manufacture of complex aerospace hardware and prototype systems for ground test and flight applications. We have been employed in the development of nearly every domestic fixed-wing aircraft, missile, and helicopter system. We are an engineering products based company with excellent prototype and low-rate production machining capability. We are currently recruiting for a Composite Engineer with a manufacturing focus to lead a variety of prototype and production aerospace projects. This position requires a self-motived individual with a hands-on approach.

Responsibilities
Develops manufacturing processes including material selection & tooling
Leads the design & development efforts for prototype composite programs
Coordinates programs through manufacturing launch
Prepares and provides data for bid and proposal efforts
Qualifications
Preferred Education / Experience for Composites Manufacturing Engineer:

Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical, Aerospace or Material Science Engineering;
3+ years of experience with research and development composites programs, or;
A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

Preferred Knowledge / Ability:
Knowledge of current composite materials and processing
Knowledge of manufacturing equipment
Proficient with CAD software; NX preferred
Able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense secret security clearance
Able to work in an individual and team environment
Able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense secret security clearance