Composites Manufacturing Technician

Luna Labs

This position is a non-exempt role that supports research and development in the area of polymer synthesis and composite production.

The position will involve hands-on composite fabrication and physical testing using new or established methodologies.

Additionally, this role will contribute to ongoing and future projects by assisting in new materials development and experimental design/execution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform directed experiments within a laboratory setting including material fabrication and physical testing.
  • Acquire necessary equipment and supplies for ongoing research.
  • Maintain and operates laboratory equipment.
  • Record, store, summarize, and interpret raw data under direct supervision.
  • Develop new methodology as necessary to accomplish goals.
  • Demonstrate and promote safety.
  • Utilize current technology to accomplish tasks on projects and to solve routine technical problems.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with polymer reinforced composite fabrication.
  • Functions well in a fast-paced and team-oriented R&D environment.
  • Strong commitment to quality and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Associates degree or equivalent in Engineering or Materials Science, or >5 years’ experience with polymer composite fabrication and testing.
  • Due to government contracting regulations, U.S. Citizenship is a firm requirement.



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Blacksburg, VA

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