Ceramic Research Engineer Job Description Sample
Ceramic Process Engineer - Brownwood, TX
Ceramic Process Engineer - Brownwood, TX
As a Ceramic Process Engineer supporting the Brownwood Pottery operations, this is your opportunity to set your mark and work with an established, known brand. Located in Brownwood, TX, you will have the opportunity to apply your educational foundation and experience toward overseeing production processes and implementing continuous improvement project while interacting directly with our other Pottery Engineers and manufacturing associates. You will participate in the development of new processes using new and existing technologies and support other project opportunities involving the development of standards, procedures, and process controls in order to increase overall yield.
How you will contribute:
Review manufacturing results and processes with the goal of improving the manufacturing process and increasing yields.
Execute defect elimination projects by using Problem Solving Methodology (6 Sigma) to propose and implement
solutions on defects assigned.
Aid in solving ceramic process problems in manufacturing.
Participate in the resolution of product field problems resulting from manufacturing or design problems.
Be competent in technical disciplines: slip control, glaze control, casting, kiln control
Who you will be working with:
- Reports to Superintendent, 2-PC Pottery.
Supervises team members during specific projects.
May supervise technical support staff as required.
Qualified candidates will meet the following requirements:
Minimum of college, BS degree in Ceramic Engineering or equivalent degree is required with three (3) to Five (5) years of experience.
Experience in pressure cast ceramic process is preferred.
Black Belt/ Green Belt and/or Shainin Certified is preferred.
Four (4) years of experience with communication, problem-solving, creative-thinking, and collaboration skills are preferred.
Why Work at Kohler Co.?
Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.
In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!
Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohler.com.
It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact email@example.com. Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Ceramic Processing Engineer
Ceramic Processing Engineer
Location: Greenville, SC, US
Ceramic Process engineering and design work on formulations and processing of passive components such as thermistors, capacitors and resistors
Reports To: Adv Member Technical StaffDuties and
Evaluate new materials and new process parameters for the development of thermistors, capacitors and resistors.
Develop a range of materials and processing techniques for these products.
Establishes and conducts test, analyzes and interprets test results and prepares report summarizing methods employed and results obtained in the solution of the assigned project.
Requires the limited use and/or application of basic engineering or scientific principles, theories and concepts to develop solutions to problems of limited scope.
Coordinates design and development of projects with related activities to ensure compatibility of design and adherence to specifications.
Prepares operating procedures and instructions for manufacturing processes.
Ensures proper manufacturing procedures are followed, adhering to all safety policies and procedures and quality regulations and standards.
Analyzes manufacturing process capabilities of new products to identify potential production processing.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Ceramics, Material, Chemical or similar).
Knowledge in electro-ceramics and processing.
Continuous improvement and creative problem solving.
Project management, excellent oral and written communication skills.
Skills in characterization using analytical instruments (XRD, SEM, ICP, Particle size analysis, Optical microcopy) and working knowledge of computer programs.
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 CFR 120.15 is required.
Cor13584- Ceramic Process Engineer
- Monday- Friday; 8am- 5pm
- OT - Case by Case
- May occur with a successful candidate (Business Trips)
- M&C Process Engineering projects will require scientist support from a person with formal Education (PhD Ceramic Engineering) and work experience in powder processing of ceramic batch materials and in paste rheological measurements.
- GPF Processing Engineering is under a tight timeline and requires a person essentially immediately available with a strong background in ceramics with additional skills in characterization science with emphasizes in electron microscopy and X-ray powder diffraction to assess the impact of process measures on extrusion behavior and fired product performance as this new product moves to manufacturing
- Encompasses research and testing of materials and their related fabrications and applications processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering applications in structures, systems and subsystems.
- Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material structures.
- Analyzes, researches and tests materials and their related fabrications and applications processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering applications in structures, systems and subsystems.
- Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material structures.
- Applies extensive technical engineering expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.
- Develops and resolves solutions to complex technical problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
- Work is performed without day to day direction.
- Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of an assignment.
- Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long term perspective for desire results.
- Represent the organization as the primary technical lead on a project. Interacts regularly with senior personnel and leads matters that require significant coordination between organizations.
- PhD Candidates (recent Grads of experienced professionals)
Manager Must Haves:
- Experience in powder processing of ceramic batch materials
- Experience with paste rheological measurements
This is a contract position.
- Location: NY - Corning
- Duration of contract: 1 Year
- Education/Experience: PhD
- Pay rate: $40-43 per/hr
Structures Engineer - Ceramic Matrix Composites (Cmc)
Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for.
Pratt & Whitney's Hot Section Engineering organization (HSE) is currently seeking talented and dedicated composites engineers with creativity, drive, and a desire to see their ideas become a reality. The individuals will be part of a growing team responsible for the design and development of advanced high temperature ceramic composite hardware to meet the ever increasing performance demands of military and commercial aircraft jet engines. Senior level positions are available in Structural Analysis
The individuals will work as part of an Integrated Product Team to create and implement designs that meet engine-specific requirements. Qualified candidates must possess good communication and problem solving skills. The skill to build and evaluate detailed component level models is required. Key elements of this position include the capability to interpret analysis results for accuracy and propose alternate configurations to resolve design challenges. To ensure a robust design, the candidate will be responsible for continuous improvement of internal processes.
Ensure robust technology maturation through proactive risk management.
Utilize continuous improvement tools in everyday work to meet product requirements.
Integration and balancing of requirements of supporting disciplines (aero, performance, structures, durability/heat transfer, manufacturing, assembly, etc.).
Own the design configuration, lead trade studies.
Specific tasks may include:
Determination of laminate architecture, design of sub-element components for manufacturability and structural testing, and implementation of a gated design process leading to component validation engine testing; manufacturing process development assistance internally as well as at suppliers and integration of design for manufacturability / design for cost philosophies.
Finite element modeling and analysis; calculation of ply stresses, natural frequencies, transient dynamic response, impact capability, recession rates, fatigue life, and safety margins; monitoring of structural and engine tests; analysis of test results.
Ceramic Manufacturing Supervisor
Job Title: Ceramic Manufacturing Supervisor
Job Code: ES20181001-22711
Location: Salt Lake City
The Production Management Supervisor will plan, organize, and direct production activities for the Electrode Department portion of the Harris Salt Lake City Ceramic Manufacturing Factory on a wide variety of programs. This Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the Electrode Department work is accomplished per the worksheets developed by engineering and within the projects budgets and schedule. Responsibilities include EHS, department operating supplies, personnel performance, mentoring, process control, process improvement, lean manufacturing, GEMBA.
Duties include planning and managing multiple orders being processed through the department, department capacity planning, project initiation, scheduling, staffing, and reporting. Review department performance for adherence to specifications and schedules. Communicate with staff, department managers, program management, peers, engineers, and vendors. Insure team utilizes process controls, and participate in process improvement. Enforce use of PPE and take actions to promote department safety.
Collaborate productively with all subject matter experts within a team environment to meet production objectives. Subject matter experts may include, but are not limited to, project managers, production managers and supervisors, engineers, contract managers and administrative personnel.
Manage each defined project responsibly and on schedule including planning time for necessary reviews of documentation and tooling needs.
Foster a positive working environment and build solid work relationships with teammates.
Provide daily oversight of the production staff and processes, tracking and reporting of metrics.
Apply recent, direct skills and experience regarding the technical operation of various "silvering" operations on piezo ceramic material.
Interface with vendors and customers when needed.
Provide budget estimating and review in response to customer quote requests.
BS/BA Degree in Engineering, or related technical field
Minimum eight (8) years of production management experience in manufacturing, material machining, coating or screen printing environment.
Experience with managing multiple shift schedules and staff to meet OTD with capacity constraints.
Familiarity with project estimating and budget control methods.
Preferred Additional Skills:
Material Science (ceramics preferred); or, Physical Science (Chemistry preferred).
Processing experience (preferably with piezo ceramic) on a wide variety of equipment including dip coatings, screen printing or hand application of silver-containing material.
Experience with operating reflow furnaces, tunnel kilns and batch kilns
Familiarity with setting up, operating and maintaining material transport systems (conveyor or belt driven)
Practical GD&T knowledge.
Ability to communicate with engineering staff and understand the coating requirements as indicated on drawing and work instructions.
Ability to interact in a dynamic team environment.
Advanced skills with all MS Office applications.
Adept in oral and written communications.
Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.
Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
Location: USA - UT - Salt Lake City
Activation Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Expiration Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Ceramic Material And Process Specialist
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Ceramic Material and Process Specialists to support the Advanced Ceramic Facility in Linthicum, MD.
The Ceramic Material and Process Specialist will assist engineers in the Advanced Ceramic Facility to perform processes for the development and production of printed circuit boards using a variety of process equipment and materials. Responsibilities include:
Set up and run complex process equipment; including but not limited to; punch, router measurement, screen printing, lamination and equipment used in slurry preparation and casting.
Train, guide other Ceramic Material and Process Specialists and EMS personnel
Maintain process documentation required in the production of printed circuit boards.
Assist engineering in the development and implementation of process improvements.
Make recommend process improvements to engineering.
Set-up and operate a variety of advanced automatic/manual manufacturing and special research equipment with limited instruction and guidance from engineering or higher classified Ceramic Material and Process Specialists
Successfully complete all required training courses.
Capture required process data, analyze and make recommendations to engineering.
This is a SEA union represented position.
This is a 2nd shift position.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Must possess a minimum of six (6) college credits in a laboratory science such as chemistry or physics, computer science, or a related technical field. Military equivalent will be accepted.
- 2 years experience in Manufacturing and/or a laboratory environment OR college or military coursework in a related technical field.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Materials Engineer, Ceramic Matrix Composites
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
MATERIALS ENGINEER, CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES
Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to determine proper materials selection for manufacturing
Assist in the development of high temperature materials and coatings
Characterize materials to determine structure, performance, and in-service behavior
Operate vacuum furnaces, cure ovens, and laminating presses
Hands-on composite fabrication (including lamination, bagging, thermocouples, and vacuum connections), vacuum bag processing, bonding, and oven/autoclave curing
Process resin formulations for advanced prepreg materials including use of mixers, devolitilazation, and prepreg equipment
Provide thorough process documentation and experimental data logging
Draft test matrices and execute planning for specimens and sub-element
Interface with technicians to maximize workflow in laboratory environment
- Bachelor's degree in materials science, physics, chemical engineering or other engineering discipline
- 2+ years of hands-on experience working with ceramic materials processing
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree in materials science, physics, chemical engineering or other engineering discipline
Hands-on advanced composites manufacturing experience including "out of autoclave" prepreg systems
Ceramic Matrix Composite experience, including CVD/CVI, and PIP
High temperature materials processing for ceramics, metals, and coatings
Mechanical testing experience for composites
Analytical equipment experience including DSC, TGA, LFA, SEM, XRD
Experience with NX/Unigraphics, Teamcenter, and PDM systems for component and tooling design
Position requires standing up to 4+ hours a day, and working directly with the hardware on the floor
Position requires stooping, bending, and standing
Must be willing to work long hours and weekends as necessary
- To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.
SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Piezo Ceramic Sales Manager Remote
About the Job / Position Summary:
This Sales & Business Development professional manages sales and customer relationships with leading OEM's across Piezo product lines to meet assigned financial objectives. This position will work closely with customers and the leaders of CTS's Ceramic Products Sales Organization, Marketing, and Product Management to ensure the alignment is accurate and is capable of supporting long-term revenue growth and goals.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
Identify new customers and markets for Piezo components and negotiate major new business opportunities.
Generate monthly sales forecasts and meet sales projections
Search for new market and product opportunities with new customer and market base as well as with key existing accounts
Responsible for understanding strategic account product roadmaps and ensuring a clear understanding of CTS's roadmaps by the customer
Meet/exceed design wins targets for Piezo Product Line
Develop relationships at assigned OEM customers to enable setting the right vision and strategic direction for the Piezo Ceramics SBU
Understand customer's business, technology and product requirements to develop a plan of action to meet customer needs
Assess market opportunities and develops business plans to meet revenue objectives
Establish and develop strong and trusted relationships with internal Business Unit leaders in support of customer needs and opportunities
Formulate, develop, and implement business development and sales action plans at the tactical level and strategic level to achieve sales goals
Work with Product Management to develop and execute Price Strategies
Responsible for revenue and demand forecasting, account planning, project planning and other administrative tasks to grow financial objectives
Responsible for expense management for assigned region
Manage the execution of the complete sales cycle, from prospecting and qualifying sales leads, to coordinating sales activities and required resources for solution development negotiating and closing
Bachelor degree or above in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience required
Strategic Defense, Industrial and Medical market and customer knowledge
Proficient with Microsoft office
3 to 5 years' of sales experience with experience selling to electronics OEM customers
Engineering/Manufacturing/Sales background in Piezo Electric products preferred; experience in electronic components desired
Ability to penetrate large multinational customers and work with cross functional departments
Experience working with customers in defining product needs and developing new products
Demonstrated Price Strategy and Margin Management
- 50% domestic and international
- USA with access to a Major airport
Research And Development Engineer 5 (Senior Research Engineer)
Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:10/31/2017Date Closing:open until filled
Job Number:75372Level/Salary Band:05 – P – Exempt Work Unit: Applied Research LaboratoryDepartment:Undersea Systems Office (USO)Full/Part Time:Full–Time
The Undersea Systems Office (USO) of the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State is seeking a Senior Research Engineer to serve as a technical program management subject matter expert with regard to rapid development, rapid prototyping and rapid fielding of undersea systems capability. Working out of the Program Management Office, you will interact daily with a diverse array of USO stakeholders including program managers, systems engineers, design engineers, control account managers, financial staff, scientists and office staff to plan and execute Department of Defense programs.
Responsibilities include: providing visionary leadership to help guide the highest priority program efforts and USO technical teams through rapid development, operational prototype planning and execution processes. You will need to utilize executive management skills to lead red team assessments of high priority programs across the lab. Individual will perform executive risk assessments based on detailed knowledge and experience with both successful and failed development efforts, and establish and nurture external relationships that will complement and build on the foundation of support for the USO strategic goals and objections.
This individual is critical to the goal of expanding our capability to be agile and responsive to U.S. Navy demand signals and rapidly deliver undersea system capability to the warfighter. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in an Engineering or Science discipline (Ph.D. preferred) or higher plus fifteen years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Signal Processing, Systems Engineering or Computer Electronics Engineering preferred. A Ph.D. is highly desired. Strong communication skills, both oral and written; excellent interpersonal skills, to include the ability to work effectively with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders, and excellent organizational skills are required.
Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. This is a one-year, fixed-term renewable appointment.
Research Engineer / Senior Research Engineer - Wind Tunnels
The research engineer position will provide engineering and testing support for set-up, operation, and maintenance of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s wind tunnel complex, and for the experiments conducted therein. Candidates will apply fundamental engineering principals for aerodynamic, structural, mechanical, material, thermal, electrical, and/or systems integration that will advance the state-of-the-art in aerospace vehicle concepts and technology via advanced wind tunnel experiments.
These positions are for a contracted effort and are contingent upon receipt of a contract award.
Start date for these positions are contingent upon receipt of funding from the customer.
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