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B/E Aerospace, Inc. Staff Engineer - Composites in United States

As the world''s leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions, and the world''s leading distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables for the commercial, business jet, and military markets a career at B/E Aerospace is beyond what you would expect in a job. At B/E your ideas, your talents, and your experiences are utilized for more than your day-to-day duties. They''re used to shape a global organization. It''s your opportunity to make a real difference each day - and be a part of something bigger.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing and have a number of exciting positions available now. B/E Aerospace''s Commercial Aircraft Segment is seeking an energetic, self-starter in the role of Staff Engineer - Composites with our Seating Products Group in Winston-Salem, NC.

Job Summary:

As staff specialist, the Staff Engineer - Composites will be responsible for applying knowledge of product design, assembly, tooling, and materials. This position will be recognized as a technical expert within the department or division of the company and responsible for interpreting theories and concepts of composite manufacturing and apply sound/robust material/process principles for material selection based on component and process requirements based on strength, reliability and manufacturability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and select materials for structural non-metallic applications.
  • Master the applicable flammability requirements (FAR 25.83(a), FAR 25.853(d), Airbus specification ABD0031 and Boeing specification D6-51377).
  • Fully understand thermoset plastics (parts, materials, and manufacturing processess).
  • Design composite parts for aircrft interior components with emphasis on weight, cost, aesthetics, manufacturability, reliability and maintainability.
  • Create engineer drawings using CAD software (Unigraphics) vefirying fit, form and function of mechanical drawings.
  • Analyze and review composite designs for all B/E branches to ensure that all applicable requirements (structural, weight, aesthetics, cost, manufacturability, reliability, maintainability, etc...) are met.
  • Provide support to the design engineers during the development process.
  • Generate reports from FEA software.
  • Interface with the strategic purchasing department and with suppliers during part and tool design.
  • Schedule and coordinate reliability tesing with the testing department.
  • Operate in a team environment with other functional areas providing input to design solutions.

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor''s degree in Engineering from four-year college or university and nine-plus years related experience and/or training; or Master''s degree in Engineering and six-plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with CAD software such as Unigraphics, Solidworks, Pro-E, and/or Catia required.

Preferred Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor''s degree in Materials and Process, Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with 10 years of professional experience with composites or Master''s degree in Materials and Process, Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with 5 years of professional experience with composites.
  • Design experience with parts and tools.
  • Experience with the following manufacturing processes: Resin Transfer Molding, Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding, Compression Molding and Filament Winding.
  • Experience working in Unigraphics NX7.5
  • Familiarity with FAA requirements.