Materials Engineering Job Description

Materials Engineering Job Description

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Materials engineering provides expertise and guidance on aluminum, ferrous materials, other metals, material development, material selection, material testing, coatings and failure analysis.

Materials Engineering Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Suggests alternative or novel methodologies or techniques to achieving desired results
Works with engineers to establish test techniques for new product during development and to resolve product or equipment problems, and may install, characterize and/or design equipment
Work with M&P Engineers and the Mechanical Test Laboratory on improvements in test methods and procedures to improve test accuracy and repeatability
Explore new business methods and determine appropriate solutions to future business strategies
Improve processes through the application of Lean/Perfect Execution principles and techniques
Using innovative methods to improve the Quality, Reliability, and Performance of the consumables continually reducing the manufacturing costs
Provides material selection and related manufacturing process recommendations to improve quality, performance, product reliability and achieve cost reduction and product / process standardization through analysis of designs and the use of formal continuous improvement and problem solving techniques
Expert knowledge of capabilities and capacities of Fabric Suppliers
A PhD (or equivalent) in materials science/engineering
A passion for science and a thirst to learn more

Materials Engineering Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Materials Engineering

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACI, NICET, II, III, ICC, PMI, ASNT, DOT, ISO9001, IATF16949

Education for Materials Engineering

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Materials Engineering

Desired skills for materials engineering include:

Heat treating
Failure analysis
Materials selection for complex systems in hostile environments
Ferrous metallurgy
Latest government regulations

Desired experience for materials engineering includes:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be fluent in English (written and spoken)
The ability to read and assess the novelty, context and implications of research submitted to the journal from different areas of this discipline
Be eager to travel and meet scientists worldwide, learn more about them and their research, and help them learn more about us and what we are looking for in the papers we seek to publish
Determine what new technical documents, or revisions, are needed from Engineers
Interview Engineers to understand the required format and technical content of documents
Prepare draft technical documents for reviews by Engineers and Management

Materials Engineering Examples


Materials Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a materials engineering. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials engineering
  • Prepare final document drafts and oversee formal release process
  • Participates in the creation, implementation, and administration of vehicle group policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Applies advanced tools in problem solving and project management to solve technical issues
  • Maintains understanding of the varied and balanced needs of cost competitiveness, product reliability / robustness, innovation, constraints relating to the global availability of material and manufacturing processes
  • Support scientists and engineers on the daily responsibilities of running and maintaining chemical laboratories used for materials and process development testing
  • Runs standard test procedures and gathers data with a high degree of reliability
  • Work to improve the existing M&P standard specifications
  • Assign team responsibilities and ensure that appropriate resources are available to meet business goals
  • Review individual training and training goals and provides guidance on additional training as needed
  • Manage and maintain engineering change processes, procedure and documentation to ensure efficient and accurate change implementation
Qualifications for materials engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and develop solutions to complex, open-ended problems with creativity and innovation
  • Effective collaboration skills that translate well to successful work within multidisciplinary teams
  • Providing leadership in the identification, development, and deployment of continuous manufacturing technologies to support drug substance process development and commercialization
  • A demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of chemistry and chemical engineering fundamentals
  • Experience with modeling complex, physicochemical systems
  • The ability to successfully interact, lead, and collaborate within an interdisciplinary team environment comprised of organic, physical, and analytical chemists

Materials Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a materials engineering. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for materials engineering
  • Lead projects requiring global collaboration efforts with peer facilities to develop & maintain key business systems and processes
  • Understand complex sets of information to determine issues or apply correct processes
  • Assist with graphing and analysis of results using Microsoft Excel or other software
  • Laying up, bagging, and curing of composite and metal bonded panels
  • Setting up and performing mechanical tests on various test coupon configurations
  • Leading mini projects (Test Requests) through all stages to completion
  • Leads the most challenging technical projects and are self-directed
  • Communication ability and style to both internal and external customers is critical to this role
  • Applies advanced engineering principles, theories, and concepts
  • Recognized within the organization as an expert in several products and processes
Qualifications for materials engineering
  • Prepare specimens and perform tests in the corrosion resistance and wet chemistry disciplines on materials and solutions to support process control and solution control testing, non-conformance investigations for our chemical processing lines (Chromic Acid Anodizing, Chemical Milling, Cadmium Plating)
  • You have a minimum of five years of experience in surface treatment (anodizing, plating, chemical milling, conversion coating, ) as a laboratory technologist
  • You are experienced with Quality systems like ISO 17025, Nadcap, AS9100
  • Solid knowledge of the product life cycle, especially related key deliverables
  • Excellent technical savvy and ability to reach consensus on technical direction
  • Completion of introductory materials engineering coursework, preferred

Materials Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of materials engineering. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials engineering
  • Point of Contact with Universities with respect to a specific product / technology
  • Lead the most challenging technical projects and are self-directed
  • Apply advanced engineering principles, theories, and concepts
  • Run and maintain vacuum furnaces, cure ovens, and laminating press
  • Composite fabrication (including lamination, bagging, thermocouples, and vacuum connections)
  • Resin processing and formulation, use of mixers, prepreg equipment
  • Process documentation and experimental data logging
  • Test sample preparation
  • Monitor the status of incoming/outgoing materials including entering receipts into processing/tracking systems and tracking supplier delivery performance
  • Participate in material planning efforts
Qualifications for materials engineering
  • Strong computer skills with advanced proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Manufacturing operations environment within a highly regulated industry is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with multiple types of materials
  • Experience with risk management processes
  • Surface Science Characterization experience (XRD, SEM, EDX, FTIR, NMR) is preferred
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis and good working understanding of Minitab

Materials Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of materials engineering. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials engineering
  • Review welding procedures for compliance to industry standards and company requirements
  • Maintain, coordinate with finance and conduct physical inventory of warehouse raw material as required
  • Supplement and support location MRO stores management activities
  • Conduct assessment of consigned vs
  • Work with cross functional teams to meet or exceed business KPI’s such as customer service, spending, inventory control, DOH
  • Work with accounting and operating to report and resolve receiving discrepancies, AP issues and inventory maintenance
  • Assist in ensuring accuracy of physical inventory including taking part in interim ingot plant physical inventories
  • Prepare and post data as required for the Raw Materials Daily Management
  • Act as first level help chain for related issues and problem solver, elevating issues as necessary
  • Assist with daily/weekly/monthly meetings as required with reporting, data analysis, report outs, and presentation development
Qualifications for materials engineering
  • 3-5 years of Technical Writing experience, preferably related to material specifications
  • Bachelors Degree, or higher, in Technical Writing or Technical Communication
  • Willingness to work in an office/lab in Novi, MI
  • Technical expertise in materials, processes and electronic components applied to missile and/or satellite design and production
  • Familiarity with key aspects of parts, materials and engineering functions (specifications, qualification/screening, receiving inspection, Destructive Physical Analysis) and controlling military specifications
  • Ability to assess broad impacts to electronic package designs resulting from changes to parts, materials, and processes so that deeper assessments can be addressed

Materials Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a materials engineering. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for materials engineering
  • Develop and maintain positive customer relations and coordinates with various functions within TEA and the customer to ensure spares supply and purchase requests are handled appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Uses background in semiconductor processing equipment service/ maintenance to act as liaison between materials group and field service/technical support teams
  • Organizes and handles a variety of logistics issues in a manufacturing environment
  • Duties involve but are not limited to supply chain services, inventory control, critical parts availability and material handling
  • Evaluates customer support and field service commitments to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Provides data analysis for production planning and volume studies
  • Assists in developing logistics plans and procedures
  • Performing invoice administration for engineering supplies
  • Processing all engineering invoices into our engineering computer system
  • Meeting monthly targets
Qualifications for materials engineering
  • Model all of the Full Spectrum attributes of shaping the future, building effective relationships, energizing the team, delivering results, and modeling personal excellence, integrity, and accountability
  • Experience in establishing a learning organization through two-way communications, coaching, staffing, and training
  • Bachelor's degree in a related technical/engineering field
  • Ability to follow general and detailed instructions organizational policies and procedures
  • Ability to use all equipment commonly used for composite specimen preparation (oven, grinder, drill press, cutting machine, band saws, platen press)
  • Working toward a BS or MS degree in Engineering or Chemistry or equivalent

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