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Composite Manufacturing Tooling Engineer (R2572)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Dallas County, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description
The Composite Manufacturing Tooling Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing tooling solutions to optimize the manufacturing process of composite materials. This role involves collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure tooling systems meet quality, efficiency, and safety standards.

What You'll Do:

  • Design and develop tooling solutions, including molds, fixtures, and jigs, for composite manufacturing processes
  • Utilize CAD software to create detailed models of tooling components
  • Collaborate with manufacturing and design engineers to optimize processes, select materials, and create ply schedules

Required Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of related experience with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or related field.
  • Proven experience in composite manufacturing and tooling design.
  • Proficiency in CAD software and simulation tools for structural analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of composite materials, manufacturing processes, and fabrication techniques.
  • Effective problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in relevant field.
  • Experience with CNC machining, 3D printing, and advanced manufacturing technologies.
  • Familiarity with quality management systems and regulatory requirements.
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Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.