NX Tool Designer

Long Beach, CA

Posted: 02/08/2022 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 83174

Job Description

  • Provide tooling solutions for all aspects of composite structures production, including tooling, laminating, drilling, routing/trimming, bonding, and assembly processes.
  • Responsible for developing tooling concepts required for manufacturing and for coordinating with the tooling team on design and fabrication.
  • Assist manufacturing engineers in defining assembly processes.
  • Provide technical expertise into the design of the components and assemblies to maximize quality level, minimize cost, and achieve rate targets.
  • Input to the production layout of the process in the facility, continually analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements and equipment layout.
  • Provide specifications, evaluation and implementation of new capital equipment for the production processes

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field, or High school diploma or GED with certifications plus equivalent years of experience within aerospace, mechanical or similar field.
  • Experience with Teamcenter, Siemens NX and Oracle is a plus.
  • Experience with new part introduction for composite structures; including trimming, drilling, structural bonding, and assembly processes.
  • Expertise in composite manufacturing processes, such as; manual layup, fiber placement, winding, bulk and sheet molding, bonding, co-curing, co-bonding, bagging and curing, oven and autoclave operation, and composite repairs.
  • Good at freehand concept sketching to clearly communicate your ideas
  • Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment.
  • Driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement.
  • Must be a U.S. person as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR 120.15)
  • Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed.
  • Must be able to provide proof of US-approved Covid-19 full vaccination status, unless otherwise exempted by an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation from Virgin Orbit.
  • Effective verbal communication with internal departments and external vendors. Written communication with correct spelling and grammar.
  • Familiar with the use of PFMEAs to reduce risk to the manufacturing process.
  • Formal GD&T training or certification, effective use to control costs and ensure quality.
  • Good at freehand concept sketching for clearly communicating your ideas.
  • Passion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space.
  • Ability to thrive as a "one person team'. 

For more information email Mark Johnston @ mjohnston@motivecompanies.com
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