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JOB ID:: BHJOB8536_9468


Sr. Composite Engineer, Process, Design and Manufacturing

The Overview:

Our client is one of the fastest growing engineered material manufacturers in the world.  They have a broad and diverse portfolio of engineered polymers and resins sold into nearly every industry imaginable.  The organization has continued a significant upward trend in growth over the last 6 years and is poised for one of their best years yet.  This division manufactures industrial and recreational products using both carbon and fiberglass as reinforcements.  The company is a world leader in their niche market and supplies some of the top, premium branded products in the market.  The facility is a small, nimble part of a large organization with excellent resources, making this a great company for someone that wants to work in a small company with great brand recognition and strong financial backing.  They have a compensation and benefits plan above market average and do an excellent job creating an employee-centric culture.  There is re-location assistance offered with this role.

The Role

The Sr. Composite Engineer will be responsible for leading projects and teams in the evaluation and implementation of continuous improvement production support, new product development, design and process changes as it relates to the composite products.  This would include design of new products, composite lay-ups, machining and selection of the fabrication materials and processes involved in the product.    This role reports to the Director of Engineering of a small engineering team and will have their hands involved in all aspects of product development and manufacture.  The Sr. Composite Engineer will be a key expert in both materials and processes for both internal and external customers and part of a small family that genuinely cares for each other.

The Requirements:

In order to qualify for this role, you must have a 4-Year Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or related Engineering discipline and at least 3 years of hands-on manufacturing experience WITH composite materials.  You must also be proficient with CAD/CAM, CNC and using Solidworks for designing of parts, fixtures and tooling used on the manufacturing floor.  This role is an “all-around” composite engineer and must have some experience in a variety of engineering disciplines – ranging from design, development, tooling, process, material specs and manufacturing –  inside a small to mid-size composite shop using a variety of resins and reinforcements. 

The Location:

This role is in the Umcompahgre Valley of Colorado about an hour from Grand Junction, CO.   This small town is in a valley surrounded by mountains providing excellent outdoors activates such as mountain biking, hiking, climbing and several National Parks.  The clean, fresh mountain air provides moderate and dry temperatures in the summer and mild winters; an average winter high of 42F and summer highs in the mid 80’s.  If snow skiing, snowboarding or cross country skiing is an interest, the location is just a few hours from both Vail and Aspen for easy weekend getaways.  This small Colorado town features wide open spaces, outdoor living and a relaxed culture.



CEO Inc. is an award-winning, full-service recruitment and staffing firm, that for over 22 years has specialized in direct hire placement for senior-level sales, operational and management positions for plastics, composites, textiles and specialty chemical companies nationwide.  CEO Inc. was recently named to the Inc.5000 “Fastest Growing Companies” List for 2016.  CEO Inc. has also been honored with the Charlotte Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Award for 4 consecutive years (2012-15) as well as their “50 Fastest Growing Companies” for 2015 and 2016.  For more information, please visit  Eric Murphy is our National Practice Leader in the Advanced Composite area and has actively consulted with the top firms in the industry for the past 8 years.

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