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Robotics Engineer - Composite Materials

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Posted: 05/08/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 557338 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

This position will be dedicated to running, programming, improving, and testing a dedicated robotic work cell for Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) of carbon fiber composite material.

  • US Citizenship
  • Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) Machine experience preferred, CARBON FIBER experience REQUIRED
  • Design experience in composite laminate design, including ABD Matrix calculation
  • Working knowledge of 6-axis robots, from operation to programming
  • Knowledge of: thermosetting, dry fiber, thermoplastic, carbon fiber, glass fiber, aramid fiber, foam core, and honeycomb core
  • Familiar with diverse part types: planar, double curvature, cylindrical
  • Fiber steering, and experimental layup strategies
  • Knowledge of diverse cure processes
  • Driven to expand composites into new markets
  • People skills to interact with potential customers
  • Material handling and selection experience a plus

Education & Experience: 
  • BS in Applicable Engineering field

Job Responsibilities
  • Assisting customers with parts design
  • Providing feedback for software development for automated lay up
  • Evaluating existing designs to aid in manufacturing process design
  • Perform research studies to evaluate layup and other manufacturing parameters for customers
  • Assist sales team from a technical aspect to help secure automated composite layup projects
  • Help with internal policies and improvements to increase safety and functionality

  • Competitive Wages
  • 401(k) company match
  • 100% paid healthcare premiums (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability plan & group life insurance program
  • Three weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) plus ten paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • International travel opportunities (Germany)

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