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Specialist, Tools & Design

Specialist, Tools & Design

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Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

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Under minimal direction, the Tools & Design Engineering Specialist determines approaches to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, and practices. In this role, you will design manufacturing tooling for the production of solid fuel rocket motors and warheads, as well as develop jigs, fixtures, lifting devices, and semi-automated equipment to cast and assemble the final product. This position will be located at our growing facility in Camden, Arkansas.


This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

60% - Design mechanical equipment using unigraphics NX CAD System.


30% - Interface with production, program and safety to develop requirements and tooling needs.


10% - Define existing equipment problems and design repairs and modifications.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in a mechanical design field and nine (9) years of related technical experience in design of tooling to support manufacturing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience using a solid modeling program such as Unigraphics NX, Pro-Engineer, AutoCad Inventor or Solid works. Must have working knowledge of air controls.


US Citizenship Only Required. Dual Citizenship does not meet job qualifications. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information.




The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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