Naval Architect / Composite Engineer Job Opening

Vectorply Corporation, a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of composite reinforcement fabrics, has an immediate opening at its Phenix City, AL location for an experienced Naval Architect and/or Composite Engineer.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Provide laminate recommendations for potential and current customers utilizing Vectorply reinforcements and VectorLam software
  • Provide technical service and support to Vectorply sales / customer service staff, and customer base regarding Vectorply reinforcements and VectorLam software
  • Manage VectorLam software development and updates
  • Perform /arrange laminate testing (physical or mechanical) in support of customer and internal projects
  • Conduct presentations regarding Vectorply reinforcements at conventions or to small groups of customers
  • Submit technical papers to industry publications


Additional Responsibilities


  • Assist in design of new reinforcement fabrics for specific applications
  • Assist with the technical and aesthetic aspects of new marketing literature




  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – Naval Architecture, Marine, Ocean, Composite, or Mechanical
  • At least 5 years experience in structural design with composites materials in marine applications (small and/or light craft) utilizing industry standards such as ISO 12215, DNV HSLC, and ABS HSC
  • Proficient knowledge of composite manufacturing processes such as open molding, vacuum infusion, Lite RTM, RTM, vacuum bagging, etc.
  • Familiarity with composite material applications in industrial, wind energy, & sporting goods industries
  • Proficiency in some form of CAD (Rhino, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, etc.) and FEA (Strand7, HyperMesh, etc.) software. Experience with programming languages (SQL, Visual Basic, etc.) is highly beneficial
  • Up to 25% travel generally within the US and Canada
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with public speaking opportunities
  • Reside within the Phenix City, AL / Columbus, GA area with an office located at the main plant
  • Experience with quality systems (ISO 9001, AS9100, etc.) is beneficial


Interested qualified applicants are encouraged to email their resumes to with the heading “Naval Architect / Composite Engineering Position”.

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