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Composite Manufacturing Engineer - CPD/Fibersim

Joby Aviation in Marina, CA, USA

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Joby Aviation is searching for a manufacturing engineer with experience in composite part design for aerospace composite fabrication and assembly processes. Individual must have a strong technical background in certified aircraft manufacturing. This person should be well versed in all aspects of creating manufacturing definition for composite parts.

  • Develops CPD definition, producibility, and 2D engineering definition for detail parts (plybooks & lamination drawings)
  • Supports creation and review of manufacturing plans to ensure compliance with design requirements and company processes
  • Participates in the review, approval, and release process of engineering definition
  • Supports components throughout full lifecycle from prototype to final acceptance as well as modifications and repairs after installation
  • Develop Joby’s CPD design standards
  • Uses engineering judgment to evaluate manufacturing issues and disposition nonconformance reports (NCR)

  • 3+ years of related experience as a manufacturing engineer in relevant industry
  • Experience working with Catia V5 or later, and Enovia (or similar PLM)
  • Experience with Composite Part Design (CPD), or Fibersim, Assembly Design, Sketcher, Drafting, Wireframe, and Generative Shape Design (GSD)
  • Experience in composite manufacturing processes: manual layup, AFP, autoclave operation, hot press, assembly processes, etc.
  • Experience with laser projection systems (Virtek or Aligned Vision) is a plus
  • Experience with composite cutting tables (Gerber, Zund, Eastman, etc) is a plus
  • Experience in prototype manufacturing in a professional environment
  • Provide knowledge to those that are less experienced
  • Excellent verbal communication with internal departments

Education Requirements: B.S. in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering OR 4+ years in a comparable role

Posted date: 25 days ago

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