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Composite Materials Engineer

Company: Vectorply Corp.
Location: Auburn
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Vectorply Corporation, a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of composite reinforcement fabrics, has an immediate opening for an early to mid-career Composite Materials Engineer. Primary Responsibilities Provide laminate recommendations for potential and current customers utilizing Vectorply reinforcements and VectorLam software Provide technical service and support to Vectorply Sales, Customer Service and customer base regarding Vectorply reinforcements and VectorLam software Support current engineering staff in VectorLam software development and updates Perform and arrange laminate testing (physical or mechanical) in support of customer and internal projects Conduct presentations regarding Vectorply reinforcements at conventions or to small groups of customers Submit technical papers to industry publications Take part in process reviews at customer facilities Design custom reinforcements to meet customer requirements Develop and maintain relationships with distributor and supplier technical support reps (core, resin, etc) Qualifications/Requirements Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Engineering - Composite, Mechanical, Aerospace, or Materials Highly familiar with composite materials, especially those used in liquid molding process, including reinforcement fibers, core materials, resins, etc. Hands-on experience with composite processing methods such as - Vacuum Infusion (VARTM), RTM-Light, RTM, Wet Bagging, Prepregs/Autoclave and Hand Layup Good knowledge of structural design with composites materials, ideally in applications utilizing liquid molding processes using glass and carbon fiber reinforcements Familiar with composite laminate analysis and classical laminate theory; VectorLam software experience is a plus Familiarity with composite material applications in industrial, automotive, aerospace, marine, and sporting goods industries Proficiency in some form of CAD (Rhino, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, etc.) and some experience with FEA (Strand7, HyperMesh, etc.) software is a plus 20% - 50% travel generally within the US and Canada Excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills Reside within the Phenix City, AL, Columbus, GA or surrounding area with the ability to commute to the main facility located in Phenix City, AL (Relocation Assistance is Available) Company Description Vectorply is a private company with headquarters in Phenix City, Alabama. Vectorply is a leading producer of composite reinforcement fabrics in the United States and abroad. As one of the top suppliers in the North American marine market, customers such as Malibu Boats, Correct Craft (Nautique), and Viking Yachts rely on Vectorply to provide high quality engineered fabrics to produce their various models of boats and yachts. Vectorply is also a major supplier to the aerospace, transportation, infrastructure and sports and recreation composite production markets. Their fabrics are used in airplanes, bridge beams, and a wide range of snowboards and skis such as Burton Snowboards and K2 Skis. Vectorply fabrics have helped numerous riders win gold medals on the ski slopes, including Olympic champion Shaun White on a Burton board. Website: http://vectorply.com/

Keywords: Vectorply Corp., Auburn , Composite Materials Engineer, Other , Auburn, Alabama

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