Composites Manufacturing Engineer
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

Job Description

Composites Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Marion VA
Duration: 12-24 Months   
Requires Ability to Pass a Secret Clearance Check
***US Citizenship REQUIRED*** It does not help to apply without citizenship. We cannot accept any other form of work authorization (H1, EAD etc) or do corp to corp.
The Role:
 Composites Manufacturing Engineer needed to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.
  • Experience processing composite materials (primarily hand lay-up) highly desired
  • Work with program team to ensure all technical requirements are being met for the customer
  • Responsible for engineering content, cost, schedule, performance on the program
  • On new development programs interface with all engineering disciplines and other functions during product development phase through production startup
  • Work closely with Operations during production transition to establish process capability.
  • Support the Program Manager with the customer as the technical representative for the Program Team
  • Develops, implements and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies.
  • Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines
  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards
  • Using lean concepts acts as a project engineer to implement cost reduction efforts
  • Develops manufacturing engineering plans and strategies for specific products and processes
  • May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
  • Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects
  • Understands and participates in the development of proposal Basis of Estimates (BOE) per proposal instructions
  • Works under limited direction
  • Frequent contact with external customers
  • Travel may be required
  • Security clearance may be required
  • Leads quality initiatives to determine: extent of non-conformance, root cause, and corrective action
  • Creates and documents procedures, bills of materials, process qualifications, work instructions, shop aids, routings, etc.
  • Provides solutions to vendor issues as required
  • Helps in the development of floor layouts
  • Assists design engineering with design to cost and design for manufacturability / DFX input
 Experience processing composite materials (primarily hand lay-up) highly desired
  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a fully proficient understanding of area of specialization
  • Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways
  • This job is the fully qualified, career- oriented, journey-level position
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Demonstrates fully proficient judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel
  • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments
  • May provide work direction to other employees
  • Lacks authority to discipline or reward
  • Fully proficient use and understanding of Design for Manufacture (DFM) concepts, principles, and theories
  • Fully proficient understanding lean techniques
  • Fully proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Keeps abreast of technology trends
  • Contributes to the achievement of business objectives
  • Fully proficient knowledge with manufacturing and engineering systems and applications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Fully proficient written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Fully proficient ability to clearly recognize and report information relevant to sound manufacturing engineering design
  • Able to sell concepts and ideas
  • Independently determines approach to solutions
Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.
Additional Requirements
Candidates must be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense SECRET security clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.  Successful completion of a background check and drug screen is required.
NOTE: AGAIN - MUST BE US CITIZEN to be eligible for this position. There is no relocation or expense package offered for this position. Rates are all inclusive W2 hourly wages. No 1099, No third parties, no C2C
For this and other positions contact:
April Bright
Senior Recruiter

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