Current CEO: Jeff Rahm
Established in 2007, Advanced Composite Solutions (ACS), a subsidiary of Four Winds Aircraft, is a relatively new engineering company, founded by professionals with accrued experience in the global aeronautic industry. ACS is headquartered in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, the center of the country’s aerospace industry and economic core. ACS also has headquarters in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, with plants in Thailand and the Dominican Republic, positioning the company as a global contender.
Advanced Composite Solutions’ vast experience and capabilities set them apart in the present composites business. The wide extent of customers from numerous various industries globally, that ACS works with, has compelled them to become proficient in multiple techniques of composites tooling and manufacturing. Furthermore, through Flight Solutions, a subsidiary, ACS is taking part in the development of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
ACS has strived to provide proficient engineering services to all customers in the aerospace and industrial realms where lightweight materials can be replaced by the alternative advanced composites. ACS has led the industry into the successful production of the world’s first several lightweight jets with plans to market an ACS line of general lightweight aviation aircraft made nearly, or solely of composite materials. The market for such aircraft is burgeoning, and the need for qualified employees is becoming a reality.
Also, ACS is readily able to offer consultation in various fields of the aerospace technology, such as assisting with clients’ needs, such as original designs and modifications. To keep current in the art of composite technologies, ACS is involved ongoing studies and advancement endeavors through partnerships with research institutes, universities and other companies.
Advanced Composites Solutions careers will grow along with the development of innovative lightweight aircraft and innumerable other products made with advanced composite material. A new age is upon the market and the opportunities will be great for those prepared to greet it.
People working at Advanced Composites Solutions report that their jobs are challenging and rewarding. On the other hand, numerous employees have mentioned the stress of dealing with rude and irate customers. A strong background and experience in customer service would be a plus.
The ACS culture is about adaptability and change. One must be able to think beyond traditional perimeters, enjoy working with others in a dynamic environment and be committed to working through to unprecedented solutions. ACS benefits were ranked at 3.3 for 2010. Information is insufficient or not available for the year 2011.