JOB TITLE: MP&P Engineer 4
LOCATION: Manassas, VA
We are a national staffing firm working with some of the top-tier aerospace companies in the world! And we are looking for first-class employees to work with our clients.
Are you a US persons as noted in the Job description? Do you meet the educational requirements for this job? Do you meet the experience requirements for this job? Are you able to commute to the job location or are you able to relocate for the role?
Contract 6 mos. - potential for extended term Work Schedule/Shift Expectations: 1st shift Remote opportunities. Initially will need to be onsite periodically for 1 week per month for first 3 months for purpose of familiarization with Company and programs. Medical, dental, and vision plan with United Healthcare Robust 401K Potential for bonuses Sick pay, and holiday pay for those who qualify
Defines requirements for materials parts and processes used in the manufacture of products. Leads production of specifications and other documents to manage the deployment of materials parts and processes. Maintains compliance with contractual and regulatory obligations. Promotes standardization across business activities. Evaluates emerging technologies for potential application to business needs. Leads development and qualification of new materials parts and processes to meet requirements. Integrates new technologies as appropriate. Manages test and audit programs to qualify suppliers to applicable requirements. Conducts complex analysis to determine reasons for failures of materials parts or processes. Implements corrective and preventive actions. Leads design development and qualification of sophisticated computer and production systems to satisfy user requirements. Works under minimal supervision.
Supports ongoing prototype and production programs to find solutions regarding composite materials and processes used to manufacture primary and secondary airframe structures. Creates materials and process specifications as needed to ensure manufacturing can produce the structures which meet performance requirements defined by the aircraft program. Participates in selection of materials and processes for new aircraft programs by leveraging lessons learned and databases from existing programs. Coordinates with Design, Stress, Manufacturing, Procurement, Quality and other departments as required to support materials and processes from conception to production on aerospace programs. Reviews designs for the manufacture, repair and assembly of composite components from materials, processes and testing perspective. Selects test methods, performs tests using load frame, environmental chamber, controller and associated test fixtures. Coordinates with other test engineers to support tests at all levels of the building block. Creates tests plans and test reports to determine materials, joints and component properties. Collaborates with Stress and Design groups to determine material and joint allowables including test selection, performing tests and data reduction. Generates allowables, design values, materials specification limits and equivalency assessments using CMH-17 and other in-house methods. Acts as a liaison with production manufacturing and testing facilities when needed.
Experience with materials and processes development for structural parts and assemblies utilizing composite and metal materials. Experience in testing of composite coupons, elements, joints, sub-components and/or components. Experience generating allowables, specification acceptance limits and equivalency assessments using CMH-17 methods. Experience with manufacturing composite parts and assemblies including manufacturing processes, quality buyoff and manufacturing work orders/documentation. Experience with these programs is also desirable: CMH-17STATS, Minitab, MTS Multipurpose TestWare, CAD programs such as CATIA V5 (Composite Part Design) and/or FiberSIM.
Minimum Requirements (education and experience):
Preference given to individuals with aircraft/aerospace experience, specifically experience in materials and processes, manufacturing of composite structures, SAP or other MRP systems BS degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Chemical Engineering from an accredited university Min of 10 years work experience in the aerospace industry or related field. Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project Must be a US Citizen or Legal US Permanent Resident Alien Experience working with a CAD system such as CATIA, NX, Solidworks.
Ability to maneuver around equipment in test labs and on aircraft and work in a manufacturing facility supporting all elements of composite and metal manufacturing. Travel may be required.
The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire, and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair, and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is why we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests while also providing industry-leading customer service.
We support the majority of aerospace OEM's and tier 1 suppliers across the United States.
The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)
Keywords: aerospace, aviation, aircraft