Development Engineer

TPI Composites, LLC

Warren, RI

Key accountabilities for this role include:  

  • The Development Engineer is responsible to effectively participate in composite blade manufacturing technology development consisting of material, product, and process development programs. As a member of our research and development team, you will assist with implementation of engineering tools using computer programming, development of numerical models, as well as experimental testing and characterization tasks to support moving TPI’s innovation and technology initiatives forward.


Specific Responsibilities:


  • Actively supports implementation of computer vision systems and AI solutions to enhance manufacturing efforts.
  • Develops numerical models to simulate the manufacturing processes and create engineering tools.
  • Design experiments to provide highly controlled multi-scale test setups for characterization and validation purposes.
  • Perform design for manufacturing and support production in new blade programs.
  • Participates in expansion of TPI’s intellectual property portfolio.
  • Contributes to development and implementation of engineering solutions that improve current production challenges.
  • Trains and mentors TPI’s local and global site engineers.


Required Skills and Education 
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering, or other related majors with minimum 1 year of demonstrated experience in research and development.
  • Solid understanding of fundamentals mechanics of materials and numerical simulation techniques.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, C++, etc.
  • Strong problem-solving capability and data analysis skills.
  • Willing to research in new areas and learn new knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly self-driven and detail oriented.  
  • Ability and willingness to travel overseas.



Preferred Skills and Education
  • PhD. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering, or other related majors.
  • Experience with artificial intelligence (AI) techniques and data analysis is highly preferred.
  • Working experience with commercial CAE suites such as ABQUS.
  • Proficiency in using CAD tools including CATIA V5, SolidWorks, and AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of Polymers and Composites is a plus.



Standard Benefits:
TPI Composites offer competitive benefits.
Sponsorship is not provided for this position.