Composite Design Engineer

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Located in London, ON, ON

Salary: Salary based on experience

Composite Design Engineer

On behalf of my client in London, I am recruiting for a Composite Design Engineer that is experienced with Solidworks modeling and ASTM standards for testing composites.

Composite Design Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Generate creative, innovative, technical solutions to challenging problems by employing advanced composite materials.
  • Coordinate testing of materials, components, and assemblies to evaluate engineering properties and conformance.
  • Proactively work with management group to improve existing processes and operations by introducing new technology to improve current processes.
  • Manage projects and programs to ensure on timely delivery in a cost-effective manner.
  • Support the Quality and Program Management teams with customer inquiries as they relate to product form, fit, function.
  • Develop a knowledge of composites manufacturing processes, for example; hand lay-up, vacuum bagging, bonding, and machining.
  • Create, develop and guide concepts through product design, materials and process, prototyping, testing, and qualification towards the end result of a production ready product.
  • Understand the fundamentals of composite processing and material development.  Applications can include various defense composite structures as well as thermal and electrical protection systems.
  • Support the creation of test plans, requests for proposals, and quotes in a professional manner.
  • Develop and maintain the material processing and component fabrication capabilities in support of advanced composite component and bonded assembly development.
  • Follow requirements as required by Controlled Goods Registration and other defense sector registrations i.e. ITAR, etc.

Composite Design Engineer Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical or Materials Engineering or related
  • 2+ Years of Direct Composite Industry Specific Experience
  • Ability to create, interpret and review technical documentation, including project plans, test procedures, design documents, schematics, drawings and part lists.
  • Excellent Solidworks modeling ability and excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Experience with ASTM standards for testing of composites.
  • Strong background in materials, manufacturing processes and chemical processes.
  • Experience with Solidworks design and FEA software applications as they apply to composite materials.
  • Able to rapidly work and learn with minimal supervision on projects involving both small and large engineering teams.
  • Demonstrate initiative, reliability and positive team attitude.
  • Able to work in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment with emphasis on rapid prototyping and fielding capabilities.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume to the recruiter at

Express Office: London
300 Dundas Street
Suite 200
London, ON N6B 1T6