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167583,  Sr. Solid Propulsion Design Engineer (4) - AL -

Category: ENG
Job Title: Sr. Solid Propulsion Design Engineer (4) - AL
Region: AL-Alabama
City: Huntsville
State: AL
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 8-9 months
Description: RESPONSIBILITIES
Under minimal direction, the Design Engineering Specialist performs professional assignments requiring complete working knowledge of application of concepts, practices, and techniques.

60% - Lead mechanical design activities for solid propulsion systems and components. Solid propulsion design activities include strategic booster motors, tactical rocket motors, controllable solids, and manufacturing tooling design. Will independently develop design concepts, 3D models and support the development of detailed drawings for the manufacture of parts. Conduct trade studies and develop component specifications and procedures as required. Interact with component analysis, manufacturing, project engineering, quality and customer support groups. Plan and execute design tasks with limited general direction and work effectively within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment.

20% - Participate in shop floor and production hardware processing at suppliers and internally. Provide input to address nonconforming hardware, process planning, support production meetings, and work with supply chain to assure that design requirements are met. Support engineering drawing and specification updates at configuration change boards.

10% - Develop test plans and technical reviews. Assist in the identification and support of risk reduction and environmental test requirements. This may include manufacturing pathfinders, subscale testing, component and system level qualification tests.

10% - Prepare material and support presentations for internal and external customers. Responsible for preparing engineering reports to support tolerance studies, engineering analyses or failure investigations, including technical close-out reports.

Possible travel to Sacramento, CA, Camden AR, and/or Culpeper, VA. Trips typically three to four days at a time. Likely one trip per month depending upon activity.

REQUIREMENTS
Experienced with Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools such as Siemens NX or CREO/PRO-E.
Experienced in 3D modeling and 2D drawings.
Experienced with Solid Motor preliminary sizing tools and FEA tools/methods desired.
Minimum of five (5) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS
Solid Propellant Motor Design and Manufacturing experience preferred.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Engineering.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.

Contact:
Terry Jones at tjones@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282


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