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Job Description

Job Number
R22-06 Composite Engineer
Job Title
Composite Engineer
Radant : Engineering
Stow, MA
Communications & Power Industries (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on communications and defense markets. With a heritage of technological excellence that spans decades, CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes innovative and reliable technology solutions used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for commercial and military applications. CPI serves customers in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets.

CPI Radant, located in Stow and Hudson MA, is an aerospace division that produces both government and commercial radomes (antenna coverings) from design through manufacturing.

The Composites Engineer provides engineering support for the design, test and manufacture of radomes, antenna reflectors and other related composite products for aircraft, ship, submarine, and ground based applications.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

•   Project engineering support of composite structures in development and production program
•   Reviewing customer/product specifications
•   Development of manufacturing process specifications for building composite radomes including the tools, fixtures, materials, and assembly procedures for all products
•   Maintaining reliable process procedures/product quality and status
•   Process improvements
•   Technical writing, including reports and work instructions
•   Data collection, manufacturing material allowances (BOM)
•   Estimating manufacturing allowances for proposals
•   Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, or equivalent experience in manufacturing, material, or aerospace engineering
•   Demonstrated familiarity with tooling concepts, material testing, reading and interpreting drawings, familiarity with CAD
•   Familiarity with rough sketches, plans, engineering instructions and technical manuals
•   Willing to consider entry level candidates with materials and related degrees

Minimally Required Skills (including types of tools, equipment and materials used in the job)
•   Demonstrated familiarity with MS Office tools
•   Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with standard test equipment
•   Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
•   Demonstrated understanding of standard operating procedures

Minimum job requirements:
•   Possess Bachelors (BS) degree in an engineering discipline or related training
•   1 – 3 years related manufacturing engineering experience

This position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The successful candidate must be a “U.S. Person” as defined under ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. Person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

CPI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.