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Composite Design Engineer

A Composite Design Engineer role located in Salt Lake City, Utah is currently available through Belcan. The Composite Design Engineer will design and validate aerospace structures, assemblies, and mechanical systems, primarily using advanced composite materials, metallics and engineered plastics. You will work cooperatively with operations to optimize the design for quality, cost, and throughput, and communicate the design and validation through CAD models, drawings, test plans, test reports and maintenance manuals.

Composite Design Engineer job duties:

* Produces innovative and intelligent designs of structures, assemblies and mechanical systems
using design specifications or department/customer guidelines and requirements. Typical
structures will be designed from advanced composite materials, engineered plastics, machined,
and welded metals.
* Specify materials, process, and parts in consideration of product certification.
* Works cooperatively with operations, manufacturing engineering, tooling engineering and
suppliers to optimize ease of manufacturing, cost, weight, and quality.
* Creates accurate 3D models/drawings and engineering data required to communicate designs to
manufacturing, suppliers and the customer.
* Creates and validates the engineering bill of material (EBOM) and maintains the design data in a
PDM system.
* Prepares engineering change notices to support manufacturing, customers, and certification.
* Recommends and plans testing to validate engineering results.
* Works with supply chain for availability, cost, and lead times for purchased parts.
* Actively participates in initial production to prevent and/or solve any engineering issues.
* Applies theoretical knowledge and engineering techniques to solve complex engineering
problems. Analyze root cause and recommend corrective actions.
* Prepares technical content for maintenance manuals and recommended spares provisioning for
airline customers.
* Point of contact for customer technical issues.


* BS/BA in Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Equivalent (AE/CE/IE)
* Basic technical skills, theories and concepts related to the design and development of high-
performance composites structures and other mechanical systems.
* Application of CAD tools to design of composites. CATIA Composites Design (CPD) preferred.
(SOLIDWORKS and 2D AutoCAD a plus).
* Prefer Enovia LCA and Wind-chill PDM experience.
* Working knowledge of other related disciplines such as GD&T, tooling, machining, and other
composite processes.
* Experience in 3D model-based definition (CATIA FT&A preferred).
* Experience in product testing and qualification (Mechanical, environmental, system and
subscale/prototype test and development)
* Experience in material testing primarily for composites and bonded joints (ASTM/ISO)
* Experience in FAA regulations and Airline Maintenance Manuals
* Demonstrated history of creative problem solving in a team environment
* Willingness to perform 'hands-on' work in a dynamic setting
* Ability to work to provided schedules and deadlines
* Customer and operations focused
* Results driven with attention to detail.
* Good written and oral communication
* Self-motivated and engaged learner

If you are interested in this Composite Design Engineer role located in Salt Lake City, Utah please apply via the 'apply now' link provided.

Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers' better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services-from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for over 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or age.

Job Number: 317561
Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT
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Start Date: --
Input Date: 10/29/2021
Last Updated: 01/17/2022
Attention: BarrySparks
City, State: West Region

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