Senior Project Engineer in Santa Ana, CA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 3/9/2020

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Job Description

Senior Project Engineer
Irvine, CA
Direct Hire
Successful candidate will Reduce material testing and prototyping; Investigate and predict the behavior of a large mix of composite materials; Improve prediction of structural FEA by accounting for manufacturing process; Design & manufacture innovative high-performance composite parts. Minimize weight, cost and time-to-market of optimal composite industrial parts. Test composites and calibrate Digimat material cards for targeted performances and applications; Act as project lead to successfully coordinate and execute services projects. Elaborate new modeling methods (e.g. additive manufacturing, 3D wovens, CMCs, SMCs). Execute virtual testing studies. Coordinate test campaigns, analyze test data and calibrate material models. Prepare finite element models (FEM: mesh, loads and BCs) of various structural parts. Perform structural FEA, assist customers designing and validating plastic parts. Manage project schedule, communication and reporting with customers and partners. Monitor progress of consultants toward task completion and report progress.

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Material Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, or equivalent. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Ideally 5 years + of experience in the field of composites, doing either material or structural engineering.
  • Strong background on plastics &/or composite materials, ideally familiar with material modeling.
  • Knowledge of finite elements, experienced with preparing and solving nonlinear FEA.
Bonus Skills
  • Experience with hot topics such as additive manufacturing (3D Printing), CMCs, SMCs is a clear plus.

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