Job Overview

Materials Aerospace Engineer

Job Title: Materials Aerospace Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Texas
Reference: #0556
Contact Name: Mark Ainscough
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 29, 2020 15:24

Job Description

Job Title: Materials Aerospace Engineer
Industry: Additive Manufacturing
Location: Texas

A Texas-based company who are disrupting traditional manufacturing processes using additive manufacturing production platforms are looking to hire a Materials Aerospace Engineer to join their Materials Research & Development team.

The role in question will include responsibilities in all stages of the product development process for aerospace materials, which will begin with early-stage concepts all the way through to the commercialisation of final products.

The tasks of this position will include:

  • Creating Design of Experiments
  • Printing Test Specimens
  • CNC cutting of specimens
  • Testing mechanical, thermal & flame retardant properties,
  • Conveying product’s value propositions internally & externally
  • All the auxiliary steps needed to accomplish the above deliverables

As well as the list above, you should be familiar with CMH-17 testing protocols, ANOVA analysis, B- Basis analysis, AMS 7100 and 7101 certifications, and FAR 25.853 FST testing protocols. Additional tasks include maintaining product portfolio content, compiling data, and TDS/SDS creation.

Qualifications and Expectations:

  • Experience in testing mechanical and physical properties of materials required.
  • Material extrusion 3D printing experience is required.
  • Knowledge of polymer science and polymer properties required.
  • Knowledge of printer electronics, mechanics, and general troubleshooting preferred.
  • Statistical analysis software experience preferred.
  • Experience developing aerospace products preferred.
  • May be asked to support urgent deadlines during nights or weekends occasionally.
  • 5 or more years of aerospace industry experience.
  • B.S. in aerospace engineering, materials science, mechanical engineering or equivalent required, graduate degree in aerospace or materials discipline preferred.

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Telephone: +44 (0) 1257 244743