Propulsion Design Engineer

Huntsville, AL 91304

Posted: 03/26/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80137
Job Title: Senior Solid Propulsion Design Engineer
Duties: Under minimal direction, the Design Engineering Specialist performs professional assignments requiring complete working knowledge of application of concepts, practices, and techniques.
 
60% - Lead mechanical design activities for solid propulsion systems and components. Solid propulsion design activities include strategic booster motors, tactical rocket motors, controllable solids, and manufacturing tooling design. Will independently develop design concepts, 3D models and support the development of detailed drawings for the manufacture of parts. Conduct trade studies and develop component specifications and procedures as required. Interact with component analysis, manufacturing, project engineering, quality and customer support groups. Plan and execute design tasks with limited general direction and work effectively within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment.
 
20% - Participate in shop floor and production hardware processing at suppliers and internally. Provide input to address nonconforming hardware, process planning, support production meetings, and work with supply chain to assure that design requirements are met. Support engineering drawing and specification updates at configuration change boards.
 
10% - Develop test plans and technical reviews. Assist in the identification and support of risk reduction and environmental test requirements. This may include manufacturing pathfinders, subscale testing, component and system level qualification tests.
 
10% - Prepare material and support presentations for internal and external customers. Responsible for preparing engineering reports to support tolerance studies, engineering analyses or failure investigations, including technical close-out reports.
Skills: Solid Propellant Motor Design and Manufacturing experience preferred.  Experienced with Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools such as CREO/PRO-E and or Siemens NX .  Experienced in 3D modeling and 2D drawings.
Experienced with Solid Motor preliminary sizing tools and FEA tools/methods desired.
 
Minimum of five (5) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Keywords:
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Engineering.
Skills and Experience:
Required Skills: 
PRO-E
AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
2D DESIGN
SIEMENS
3D MODELING
Additional Skills:
CREO
DESIGN ENGINEERING
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
Languages:
English
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Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree
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