Composites Manufacturing and Testing Engineer

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

ID: 7071177
Posted: October 20, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
The Composites Manufacturing and Simulation Center (CMSC) at Purdue University designs, prototypes and fabricates precision composite structures across aerospace, automotive, and other sectors. The Manufacturing and Testing Engineer will perform composite manufacturing and testing projects to support sponsored projects at CMSC, including manufacturing of composite structures and test specimens, and performing structural and characterization tests. Organization, reporting, data analysis, and basic CAD are essential.


Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or manufacturing discipline
Three (3) years of experience with composite manufacturing
Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience
Strong verbal communication skills
Strong technical writing skills and experience
Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 pounds frequently and up to 60 pounds occasionally


Master’s degree in an engineering or manufacturing discipline
Experience in composite testing
Familiarity with CNC manufacturing tools, shop and hand tools and CAD software (Solidworks or CATIA)

Additional Information:

Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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