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Associate Additive Manufacturing Design Engineer

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Add Mfg & Repair Technol - 250422
Pay Grade: P1 - Exempt
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Position Summary: This entry level engineering position will be focused on reverse engineering/designing aerospace components to be manufactured using metal powder bed fusion and fused deposition modelling additive manufacturing processes. Focus will be on determining the fit, form and function of existing aerospace components and translating this knowledge into the technical data required to produce the equivalent or superior performing part using an additive manufacturing process. An additive manufacturing product development process is used to guide the design engineer, but it is essential that the engineer be well versed in the fundamentals of mechanical design as well as possess the ability to assess requirements and choose the most economical combination of part geometry and material properties to take full advantage of the additive manufacturing process.
Minimum Qualifications:

1. BS degree in mechanical engineering.

2. One plus years of engineering/technical product design experience including reverse engineering.

3. Two plus years of practical experience constructing models and drawings with Dassault SolidWorks computer aided design software.

4. Two plus years of practical experience with Creaform HandyScan Black Elite portable 3D scanners

5. Two plus years experience with additive manufacturing design and manufacturing processes including fused deposition modelling, direct metal laser melting and hands-on experience with Zortrax desktop printers.

6. Familiarity with various traditional manufacturing processes such as casting, forging, CNC machining, injection molding, etc.

7. Demonstrated attention to detail and organizational skills.

8. Ability to perform extensive research, catalogue findings during development activities, and write reports for both internal and external use.

9. Demonstrated effective interpersonal communication and presentation skills with coworkers and clients at all levels.

10. Demonstrated self-motivation with ability to work with minimal supervision.

11. Due to the nature of this position, US citizenship is required.

12. Proficient with MS Office Suite software.

13. Valid driver's license with low risk driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Two plus years of engineering/technical product design experience including reverse engineering.

2. Three plus years experience with additive manufacturing design and manufacturing processes including fused deposition modelling, direct metal laser melting and hands-on experience with Zortrax desktop printers.

3. Working knowledge of US Air Force policies and procedures.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please summarize your ability to meet minimum qualifications in your cover letter.
References may be requested later in the interview process.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

 

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