Engineer Materials Job Description

Engineer Materials Job Description

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Engineer materials provides materials technical support, with focus on metallurgical support, for: Material release resting, materials characterization analysis, materials failure analysis with root cause identification, contamination analysis and materials research analysis.

Engineer Materials Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead materials test technicians to support test setup, test execution, and interpret test results
Provide the technical leadership and coordination as a metals casting expert
Build the strategy for non-ferrous metals manufacturing that provides the best balance of quality, delivery and cost
Own and implement the strategy achieving standardized casting processes and ensure availability of process information through the Business Enterprise System
Participate in Design Engineering reviews providing “Design for Manufacture and Assembly” input as it relates to non-ferrous componentry and assemblies
Ensure non-ferrous metals processes are Capable, Ready and Proven Prior to New Product Launches
Remain up-to-date on all non-ferrous metals manufacturing best practices and recommend new approaches and tools
In Partnership with the Advance Materials and Process Development group, deploy leading technological advancements to achieve cost and quality leadership for both internal and supplier processes as they relate to non-ferrous metals processing
Provide recommendations and implement improvements to the casting/forging and related processes and die designs
Lead selecting the best combination of materials for specific purposes

Engineer Materials Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Engineer Materials

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Education for Engineer Materials

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Employers hiring for the engineer materials job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Science, Engineering, Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Metallurgical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Education, Physics

Skills for Engineer Materials

Desired skills for engineer materials include:

Heat treating
Advanced composite materials and applications
Chemistry and Materials
Construction and maintenance
Material structure-property relationship and material characterization methods
Materials and civil engineering principles and practices related to highway design
Pavement analysis and design
Principles of Physics
Soil and paving materials test methods and VDOT materials standards and specifications

Desired experience for engineer materials includes:

Develop test methods to test materials and understand their electrical properties
Develop test methods to assess how resistant they are to heat, corrosion or chemical attack
Analyze data using computer modelling software
Assess materials for specific qualities (such as electrical conductivity, durability, renewability)
Develop prototypes
Advise on the adaptability of a plant to new processes and materials

Engineer Materials Examples


Engineer Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of engineer materials. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer materials
  • Review and make recommendation for approval of all submitted materials by the contractor
  • Individual must perform the following duties in a professional way, supporting Ortho Organizers’ Quality Policy
  • Responsible for the definition and ordering of internal and external Materials based on Signal plans or System Eng./ Application Eng
  • Responsible to place material orders in ERP System (Enterprise Resource Planning), track material availability and advising on material usage resolve material issues regarding availability, lead time
  • Conduct training regarding materials and material engineering processes, applied tools
  • Development of advanced materials related manufacturing processes Raw materials processing, Coatings
  • Responsible for supporting daily manufacturing operations (material handling equipment, parts storage and presentation, and materials business processes)
  • Drive Safety, Quality, Cost, and Delivery improvement initiatives for materials
  • Create standard work for all facets of the materials operation
  • Drive change that supports the lean manufacturing process
Qualifications for engineer materials
  • BS degree equivalent Materials or Chemical Engineering, or related degree in an Engineering or Physical Science discipline preferred
  • Owner mentality
  • Agile through adversity
  • Never totally satisfied
  • Mechanical Engineering background preferred
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in connector or board related manufacturing operations

Engineer Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer materials. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineer materials
  • Implement cost effective manufacturing solutions to drive end to end manufacturing efficiencies in partnership with Source and strategic suppliers
  • Identify and evaluate new composites coatings (paint, leading edge protection, ) and technologies for use in production for Onshore and Offshore Wind applications
  • Write and interpret material and special process specifications
  • Ensure that specification acceptance / inspection procedures, and processing instructions are suitable, complete, and that these documents are properly controlled
  • Support cross-functional teams to deliver qualified composite Wind Turbine components that meet engineering requirements, cost targets, and production fulfillment schedules
  • Resolve material processing related issues encountered during manufacturing at suppliers and throughout the life cycle of the component while in service
  • Motivates and recognizes team member performance
  • Using innovative methods to improve the Quality, Reliability and Performance of the supplies continually reducing the manufacturing costs
  • Lead Melting technology projects
  • Management/facilitation of the technology change management process for Melting
Qualifications for engineer materials
  • 2-7 years related experience preferred, including experience in Lean Manufacturing Methods
  • Understanding and working knowledge of statistics, quality control measures and methods, and industrial engineering prinicples
  • PC proficiency utilizing MS Office, MS Project, VBA and CAD
  • Ability to properly plan their work
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Materials Science or a related technical discipline is required
  • Strong knowledge of Materials manufacturing processes (Metals/Bar-Stock) is required

Engineer Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer materials. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer materials
  • Provide expert guidance, technical & process insight to R&D and Manufacturing to develop the next generation of materials and processes for product development opportunities
  • Plan and lead cross-functional development projects, from concept to manufacturing
  • Utilization of the scientific method to identify problems or potential risks and deliver quick, effective solutions to enable projects to meet their timing and deliverables
  • Keep abreast of existing and new technologies to advance our core businesses enable the development of new products and capabilities
  • Actively mentor associates in related technical roles
  • Design activities will include specification development, materials and component selection, FMEA analysis, tolerance analysis, DfX, prototype development, and design verification testing
  • Create and maintain documentation for requirements, designs, test plans and test reports
  • Maintain mechanical engineering procedures and environment as required
  • Selection of biocompatible materials, adhesives, adherents and textiles
  • Assist and/or direct vendors to create prototypes and production devices
Qualifications for engineer materials
  • Undergraduate degree in Materials Engineering with a metallurgical emphasis
  • Experience in applying materials technology to a broad range of problems, specifically in the design of pressure retaining vessels, preferred
  • Self-motivated and functions well in a team environment
  • Master’s Degree Chemistry, Material Science, or related field plus a minimum of 7 years of experience (Academic emphasis on organic polymeric materials/chemistry preferred.) Preference given to candidates with a Ph.D
  • Surface Science Characterisation Expertise (XRD, SEM, EDX, FTIR, NMR)
  • Integration of R&D Programs into Manufacturing Operations

Engineer Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer materials. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer materials
  • Plans and executes tasks and deliver results on schedule
  • Develop and optimize test methods for material characterization and analytical chemistry for product development projects
  • Support cross-functional development projects, translating ideas and concept through feasibility and prototypes to manufacturing
  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact and interact with external partners/ suppliers
  • Participate in cost-saving opportunity identification and evaluation
  • Participate in supplier qualification for raw material selection and conduct/coordinate tests on raw materials in order to ensure quality and regulatory compliance
  • Works under minimal direction toward established long-range goals and objectives
  • Mentor and train junior team members and foster a collaborative work environment
  • Supervise the site tests, such as soil compaction, concrete slump, moisture content, aggregate, gradation, paint thickness, bolt torque, and concrete coring
  • Approval of manufacturing documentation and product definitions
Qualifications for engineer materials
  • Knowledge of Aluminum, Nickel, Titanium, Physical Metallurgy
  • Ability and willingness to travel (international and domestic) 30% of the time
  • Experience with Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, ICP-MS or Spectroscopy instrumentation
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and other quality management tools
  • Demonstrated initiative and creativity is a must
  • 5 years experience minimum in a manufacturing or engineering environment

Engineer Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an engineer materials. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer materials
  • Evaluates new products to be introduced into the system to verify material characteristics and that factory settings/testing are in compliance with applicable industry standards
  • Oversight and project management of required material analysis programs
  • Performing engineering studies and analyses in a broad range of disciplines related to Energetic Materials technical disciplines
  • Assists in testing and application of new materials and designs to protect critical structures from blast and fragmentation
  • Participating in design efforts by taking systems engineering approaches to include requirements development, design analysis, prototype development and testing, installation, and demonstration
  • Performing end product system/subsystem design using computer aided engineering tools such as AutoCAD
  • Performing engineering analysis and calculations using engineering tools from across the degreed discipline of study, including free body diagrams, engineering mechanics, and energy balances
  • Writing/publishing technical reports and developing associated presentations
  • Seek, recognize, define, and solve problems to achieve GNW-BCC shared objectives
  • Developing new metal materials for cost/mass reduction
Qualifications for engineer materials
  • Ideal candidate will have examples of designing materials, preferably using advanced computational methods, to solve specific design challenges in vehicle body structures
  • Minimum of 5-10 years work of post-graduation applicable work experience
  • Exhibit a diverse knowledge of metallurgical automotive materials and their manufacture
  • Broad knowledge of metallurgical test procedures
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, meet deadlines and manage time independently
  • 10 years post graduate experience on civil engineering projects of which at least 6 years as Pavement Materials specialist on road construction or rehabilitation projects

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