Calspan Corporation

  • Composites Manufacturing Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Newport News
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  • Overview

    Calpsan Systems in Newport News, VA is an industry leader in the engineering and manufacture of complex aerospace hardware and prototype systems for ground test and flight applications. We have been employed in the development of nearly every domestic fixed-wing aircraft, missile, and helicopter system.  We are an engineering products based company with excellent prototype and low-rate production machining capability.  We are currently recruiting for a Composite Engineer with a manufacturing focus to lead a variety of prototype and production aerospace projects. This position requires a self-motived individual with a hands-on approach.


    • Develops manufacturing processes including material selection & tooling
    • Leads the design & development efforts for prototype composite programs
    • Coordinates programs through manufacturing launch
    • Prepares and provides data for bid and proposal efforts


    Preferred Education / Experience for Composites Manufacturing Engineer:

    • Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical, Aerospace or Material Science Engineering;
    • 3+ years of experience with research and development composites programs, or;
    • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

    Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

    • Knowledge of current composite materials and processing
    • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment
    • Proficient with CAD software; NX preferred
    • Able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense secret security clearance
    • Able to work in an individual and team environment
    • Able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense secret security clearance


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