203067 - Design Engineer
CA-Bay Area
Canoga Park
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Design Engineer for a hybrid contract opportunity in Canoga Park, CA.

-Must be able to create or modify designs of liquid rocket propulsion hardware associated to high pressure and high temperature static structures, combustion systems and high pressure valve systems.
-Responsible for designing, developing and testing products including providing project time and cost estimate, product manufacturing and evaluation product for quality safety and cost.
-Applies research to the planning design, development and testing of rocket chambers, nozzles, gas generators, igniters, injectors, valves, actuators and other associated rocket engine hardware.
-Applies theories of heat and energy transfer to create practical solutions to technical problems
-Responsible for damage tolerance, durability, design modeling, coordination with analysis disciplines.
-Majority of work will be to develop and maintain component and assembly layouts, designs/CAD models, and drawings using Creo5 CAD and Windchill PLM systems.
-Understand and account for the impact of loads, moisture, weather, chemicals, and foreign object debris (FOD) on packaging designs.
-Work close with IPT to modify existing designs to develop, simplify, improve manufacturing or engineering operations.

-Minimum 5 years' experience with military & aerospace transportation packaging design and product definition creation for multiple types of protective covers, closures, and specialized shipping and/or handling containers.
-Ability to determine packaging requirements or needs based on nature of hardware, budget constraints, legal requirements, and shipping/storage variables to ensure preservation of hardware.
-Must have working knowledge of multiple MIL-STD and ASTM packaging specifications. Including specific knowledge of the following standards and specifications: ASTM 3951, MIL-STD-2073, MIL-STD-1686, MIL-STD-648, and should be familiar with the Packaging and Marking Guide for DoD, and NASA Procedures and Guidelines NPG 6000.1E.

-Requires hands on experience working and coordinating with industry packaging manufacturers and suppliers on design approaches, material selection and availability, fabrication processes, and program schedule or milestone requirements.
Skills: -Candidates must have significant experience with Creo & GD&T. Higher level certifications are preferred.
-Windchill experience strongly preferred.
-Mechanical Design and development Engineers research, develop, analyze, design, and support fabrication of components using engineering and scientific principles.
-Engineers are also required to analyze and verify product design and performance for adequacy and reliability.
-Support or lead investigation and resolution of hardware and process anomalies and issues identified by preventative action/corrective action boards and/or safety initiative activities.
-Must be able to interface well with other members of project or program team, management, and technical staff to define and implement engineering solutions to meet group, organization, and company objectives.
-Must be able to prepare and make presentations at both internal and customer design reviews.

Accredited BS degree in an Engineering field or equivalent field. MS degree is desired.

9/80 HYB

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Christophor Long
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.