Project Engineer / Program Manager - Composites

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Karman Space & Defense
Mukilteo, WA, United States

Phone: 5625470785
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Project Engineer / Program Manager - Composites


Mukilteo, WA 


100,000- $145,000

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Launch your new career with SYSTIMA a Division of Karman Space & Defense!

Take a look at who we are!



We are looking for a PROJECT ENGINEER/PROGRAM MANAGER for our Advanced Materials & Processes Division! 

Pay: $100,000- $145,000 DOE



  • Leads engineering teams to develop mechanical and pyrotechnic components and systems that exceed customer expectations
  • Leads customer interactions, including conference calls, meetings and reviews
  • Leads engineering design, analysis and test activities to produce a robust design
  • Conducts project planning to determine project cost and schedules, and to identify resource needs
  • Supports business development, including proposal writing and new business meetings


• Required Education: B.S. in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or related field

• Preferred Education: M.S. or MBA

• Required Experience: 5+ years engineering experience, including minimum of 2 years in Aerospace and/or Systems Engineering

• Preferred Experience: 2 or more years of experience managing teams and/or projects

• Demonstrated ability to develop, plan and execute projects

•Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a DoD SECRET clearance 


  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • Life 
  • 401k 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Employee Referral Program 


If an exciting career in the Space & Defense Industry is for you, we'd LOVE to talk to you! 


KARMAN SPACE & DEFENSE: Karman is the market leading suppliers of metallic and composite flight hardware and sub-assemblies for the space, missile, and hypersonic markets. Karman offers an unprecedented capability set to customers, creating a supply chain solution in a historically fragmented supply base. The Karman team draws on in-house expertise in engineering & design, precision machining, large part forming, welding, heat age, finishing, assembly, ablative & insulative composites, and other capabilities to serve as a strategic partner to customers. Karman is headquartered in greater Los Angeles and currently has 5 locations in Southern California and 1 location in Mukilteo, Washington.

Karman is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to race; color; religion; genetic information; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; age; disability; citizenship status; uniform servicemember status; or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruitment advertising, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.