Experienced Composites Engineer

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 18463
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2018

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

There is a Composites Engineer position available at our St. Joseph, MO manufacturing headquarters. This position will lead the design/development process, launch innovative engineered composite products and work directly with our suppliers. It is a challenging position with high visibility to senior management, requiring a hands-on, self-motivated individual. The opportunity for increasing responsibility and continued growth is one that is generally found in a small company, but with the added resources and stability of an industry leader.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or materials science engineering.
  • 2+ years ( 5+ years preferred)  experience in composites or materials development in areas such as:
    • Filament winding
    • Vacuum infusion (VARTM)
    • Centrifugal casting
    • Resin Transfer Molding (LRTM/RTM)
    • Fiber reinforced thermoplastic compression molding
    • Preferred: Experience in Solid Works and Ansys (FEA)

Responsibilities

  • Lead design/development and coordinate projects through manufacturing launch.
  • Work with and apply cutting-edge composite materials and processes.
  • Keep current on new materials and processing.
  • Direct raw material and project in/outsourcing.
  • Responsibly manage time and project schedule.
  • Guide capital equipment purchase through implementation.
  • Lead and participate in companywide Lean/Continuous Improvement events.

 

Altec pursues a singular vision:  To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve.  Our values sustain that vision, goals build upon it, and everyone plays an essential role in helping to achieve it.  The history, tradition and culture of Altec reflect our values (alphabetical):

• Customer first • Enjoyment of work • Family • Financial stability • Integrity • People are our greatest strength • Quality • Spiritual development • Teamwork •

Benefits

Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
Retirement 401(k) Program
Vacation and Holidays
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Assistance Program
Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

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