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Composite Structural Design Engineer

Job Description
Perform preliminary and detail design of metallic and composite structure, including initial sizing of joints, structure layout and design for manufacturability.
Create 3D/2D definition of parts, assemblies and installations.
CATIA V5, Composites workbench is a plus.
Establish manufacturing tolerances for production of structural components using GD&T.
Participate in the Engineering definition review, approval and release process
Support the review of manufacturing plans and procedures to ensure compliance with design requirements
Support the creation of structural test plans which will be used to verify manufacturing processes meet design intent and requirements
Works with Industrial Design team to develop conceptual designs for cabin interior
Develops rapid prototypes for evaluation throughout design development process
Develops 3D CAD models and 2D engineering definition for detail parts, assemblies, and installations inside the SpaceShipTwo pressurized cabin
Establishes manufacturing tolerances for production of structural components
Develops and documents system requirements and interface constraints for components
Coordinates with Analysis and Testing departments to ensure component performance in flight environments
Supports test definition to verify that components and manufacturing processes meet design intent and engineering requirements
Participates in the review, approval, and release process of engineering definition
Supports creation and review of manufacturing plans to ensure compliance with design requirements and company processes.
Supports components throughout full lifecycle from prototype to final acceptance as well as modifications and repairs after installation
Uses engineering judgment to evaluate manufacturing issues and disposition nonconformance reports (NCR)

Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with a concentration in Aeronautical and Astronautical, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering

· 3 years or more experience design engineering for aerospace composite fabrication and assembly processes
· Proficient with CATIA V5
· Required Workbenches: Part Design, Assembly Design, Sketcher, Drafting, Wireframe and Surface Design
· Desired Workbenches: Generative Shape Design (GSD), Composites (CPD) Experience using GD&T and ASME Y14.5M-1994 drafting standards
· Knowledge of manufacturing methods for various materials (composite layup, metal machining, 3D printing, bonded assembly, mechanical assembly)
· Experience designing for aerospace environments desired
· Experience in the development of human spaceflight hardware desired
· Experience with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software and configuration management processes
· Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and time-management skills Strong team player.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

Required Skills:
Microsoft Office, CATIA, Structural design of primary and secondary composite aircraft structure.

The Structures Company is an AA/EOE.
Job Number: 73
Job Location: CA
Duration: 6-9 Months
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 04/18/2018
Attention: Debbie Aubert
Address: P O BOX 2278
City, State: SEAL BEACH, CA 90740
Phone: 714/823-3000

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