Metallographer Job Description Sample
With 90 locations throughout North America, Acuren Inspection, Inc. is the leader in Nondestructive and Materials Testing. Providing a wide range of services in many industries including: Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Power Generation, Pulp and Paper, Construction, Fabrication, Automotive, and Aerospace. Inspection is our history and our focus for growth. We are a Rockwood company, the worldwide leader in NDT service and technology with over 3,000 technical professionals in Acuren, Hellier NDT Training, and Sperry Rail Service.
- The successful candidate will have the ability to perform multiple tasks in the preparation of Mechanical and Metallographic test samples. Primary functions will include:
o Cutting rough test samples according to instruction on a band saw
o Facing of hardness samples on a manual lathe
o Turning of mechanical sample blanks on a manual lathe
o Center Drilling mechanical sample blanks on a manual lathe
o Shaping reduced sections of mechanical samples on a computer assisted lathe
o Threading mechanical samples on a computer assisted lathe
o Cutting metallographic samples on an abrasive saw
- The highly successful candidate will also be able to perform the following tasks:
o Brinell and Rockwell hardness testing
o Mounting and polishing of metallographic samples
o Heat Treatment
o Operation of CNC cylindrical grinder for final mechanical sample
Machine operator responsibilities include:
1.) Following written procedures for sample preparation
2.) Sample identification and quality control to ensure integrity of tests
3.) Computer logging of completed work
The following are skills and characteristics are required for this position:
1.) Safe work practices
2.) A high degree of integrity
3.) Ability to lift up to 25 pounds repeatedly
4.) Ability to work flexible hours, overtime, and a 3/2 team schedule.
5.) Ability to work independently with limited supervision
6.) Basic operating skills in a windows PC environment
7.) Ability to quickly learn and retain new information under instruction of a knowledgeable technician
8.) Ability to study independently
The following are skills are preferred for this position:
1.) Previous experience in Mechanical or Metallographic sample preparation
2.) Knowledge in heat treating practice and theory
3.) Knowledge and/or experience in the machining of mechanical test samples.
4.) Knowledge and/ or experience in preparation of Metallography samples and Metallographic Testing
The successful candidate will be required to pass the following criteria within the first 30 days of acceptance :
1.) Successful completion of training per RB-TD-001.This training may be completed by an outside source or trade school.
Resume submittal is required to be considered for this position.
This position is subject to a 90 day probation period for the successful candidate.
Pay -- D.O.E.*
Provides failure analysis laboratory processes for a variety of mechanical and materials components.
Preparation and documentation of metallurgical samples
Performing various metallurgical, mechanical, and chemical laboratory tests
Documentation of laboratory test results through recording of readings, photography, and hand sketches
Safe operation of various cutting and grinding tools
Efficient use and planning of laboratory equipment resources
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Responsible for documentation of samples when submitted to the laboratory and during laboratory testing, which can include photography, hand sketches, recording data in tables, worksheets and/or spreadsheets.
Responsible for laboratory preparation processes relating to failure analysis of a variety of mechanical or materials including metallographic preparation and documentation, interpretations, and testing. May include testing such as hardness and microhardness, optical emissions spectrometry, electrical testing, pressure testing. Includes in-house and field operation work with multiple sample types.
May also include operations and maintenance of the following: cutting/sectioning saws and cut off wheels, grit blasting, and use of hand and power tools.
Performs other related duties as required such as inventory of laboratory supplies, occasional travel for field work, and provide training.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Post high school education with courses relating to failure analysis, metallography, mechanical testing and analysis procedures and equipment
Five years of experience in a metallographic laboratory environment
Familiarity with metallographic laboratory equipment
Knowledge of industrial safety practices and procedures
Able to lift 30 lbs.
Knowledge of material and testing specifications
Excellent communication skills
Commitment to company values
M&M Engineering offers annual safety training, travel reimbursement, health insurance options, paid holidays, paid time off, and a 401k with company matching.
Metallurgic Quality Technician
Winsted Precision Ball, a division of Schaeffler Group USA, is seeking a qualified Metallurgic Quality Technician to support our Winsted, CT location.
Perform receiving inspection functions on raw material such as mechanical testing, etch inspection, metallography, material certification review, special testing as required. Initiate and document any outside testing that is required and maintain all receiving inspection records.
Perform metallurgical functions such as; preparation of specimens, microstructure evaluation, micro hardness testing. Document all lab activities. Maintain all heat treat instrumentation calibration records.
Perform process, procedural and calibration audits to assure adherence to written quality assurance systems. Use judgement to bring to the attention of the supervisor and obsolete or inadequate instructions. Support all areas of the quality department as directed by the supervisor.
Work under general direction and guidance to attain a definite objective. Consult with supervisor on unusual problems.
High school or equivalent. Additional knowledge beyond that specified with the understanding of somewhat complicated drawings, diagrams, charts: shop arithmetic and ordinary shop mathematics including use of handbook formulas, table; basic principles and methods of setup and operations of several machine tools. Formal training in metallurgy, metallographic techniques, statistical process control, sampling plans and quality related fields. Must have basic computer skills. Must be familiar with properties and microstructures of bearing materials. Lifting of up to 50 lbs. maximum unassisted. Excess of 50 lbs. assistance required. Eye examination required per (Q.C.I 8 paragraph 9.1)
1 – 2 years experience in metallographic techniques
Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Atkore International is a publically traded industry leader manufacturing Electrical Raceway and Mechanical Products & Solutions, serving a wide range of construction, electrical, fire and security and mechanical applications. We successfully executed an initial public offering on June 10, 2016.
Our business is comprised of two reporting segments, Electrical Raceway and Mechanical Products & Solutions, with total annual revenue of $1.6 B. Electrical Raceway has 2 business units, Cable Solutions and Conduit & Fittings, totaling just over $1B in annual revenue. Mechanical Products is a stand-alone business unit with about $600M in annual revenue.
Our global locations include 24 manufacturing and distribution centers in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, China, Australia, and New Zealand with over 3,000 employees.
Allied Tube and Conduit – a part of Atkore International – currently has an opening for a Metallurgical Engineer at our Harvey, IL location. Harvey is located approximately 30 miles south of Downtown Chicago.
Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Metallurgical Engineer's primary focus will be managing all metallurgical aspects for the MP&S business unit. Additional essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Oversee the Metallurgical Lab department functions including routine testing, forensic evaluation and specific tasks/projects.
Supervise two lab technicians and delegate tasks accordingly.
Research, develop and implement new ideas for improving the company technological edge.
Conduct basic research programs specifically aimed to be complimentary to what our corporation is expected to manufacture in terms of quality and new products.
Continuously monitor and improve all the metallurgical aspects of our process.
Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all the equipment.
Interpretation of metallographic cross section of welds and galvanized coating.
Daily review of each of the mechanical properties certifications issued by the Met Lab.
Managing all the steel specifications documentation as they related to each product.
Responsible for the approval and monitoring of each steel supplier.
Responsible for the revision/ issue of steel specifications.
Perform complete evaluation of customer related complaints as forwarded by QA.
Perform evaluation on competitors tubing for intelligence gathering information.
Develop new test/fixture and or procedures for unique testing of special product.
Trouble shooting of tube mill related problems related to galvanizing or welding issues.
Be actively engaged with all sales departments and all the tube plants.
Manage and conduct any tube mill trials for approval of new steel suppliers or for new products.
Be actively involved in innovation of new products and approve/recommend the use of specific steel tailored to meet specific customer requirements.
Continuous monitoring of all ASTM and UL specifications related to all our products.
Conduct/monitoring any test deemed critical by participating and witnessing validation tests at the Underwriters Laboratory.
Control and specify all the steel used in all the plants by interfacing with each steel supplier domestic and foreign.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum BS in Metallurgy or Material Science
5+ years of industry engineering experience.
Solid understanding and experience in metallurgical analysis.
Be familiar and experienced with equipment such as: tensile tester, hardness superficial and micro, Spectrometer, metallograph and Scanning Electron Microscope/EDS
Working knowledge of tube mill operations and manufacturing techniques, materials, tooling and manufacturing technologies
Demonstrated team building and leadership skills.
"Out of the box thinker" must be key driver contributing to the products roadmap.
Manage diverse, simultaneous projects of varying complexities.
Strong relationship management, strategy development, project management, problem solving and change management skills.
Professional and positive approach, self-motivated, dynamic, creative with the ability to work on own initiative.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
All associates must embrace and foster an environment that supports our core values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork and Accountability.
Atkore's mission is to be the customer's first choice for electrical raceway and mechanical products and solutions, by providing unmatched quality, delivery, and value based on sustainable excellence in strategy, people and process.
We are able execute on our mission through our core values. All employees must embrace and foster an environment that supports our core values of Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence (ATIRE). Senior leaders are also expected to drive innovation by delivering value to our customers through a culture built from a mindset, skill set, and tool set that drives breakthrough results.
Atkore International offers a competitive salary package in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) with Company Match and Flexible Spending Accounts.
Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment. Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.
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Materials Engineering Associate - Hourly
No, this isn't one of those ordinary jobs.
Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise.
This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.
This is what we call Working Right
Performs analysis, data acquisition, and maintenance of Materials Engineering tools and standard and specialized test equipment.
Plans and schedules testing on specialized analytical equipment.Provides technical expertise and support for specialized analytical equipment.Prepares specimens and performs analysis of typical Cummins parts; provides written results in a technical report format.Performs routine and non-routine analysis and data acquisition using specialized analytical equipment, which may include scanning electron microscope andassociated dispersive x-ray spectrometers, ultrasound scanning technologies, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, wear testers, x-ray diffractometer(residual stress, retained austenite, phase analysis), gas chromatograph, ion chromatograph, inductively coupled plasma spectrometer, thermal gravimetricanalyzer, differential scanning calorimeter, mass spectrometer, x-ray spectrometer, ultra sound analyzers, optical imaging equipment, tensile/compressiontesters, hardness testers, gas flow reactors, spark emission spectrometer, viscometer, rheometer, eddy current flow tester, dye penetrant flaw tester, magneticparticle flaw tester and metallographic equipment.Performs routine maintenance and calibration checks on specialized analytical equipment.Develops and applies test methods to measure physical properties of materials or detect defects in engine components; participates in the development of new and advanced methods to improve laboratory capabilities.Works with outside services and vendors to provide test and analysis capabilities.Trains and leads other technicians in the use of specialized analytical equipment and methods.Understands and applies appropriate Company and department rules and guidelines to work and to systems; participates in the maintenance of qualityprocedures.Develops and conducts training programs; provides counseling, mentoring, and coaching.Serves as company representatives in various capacities to customers, suppliers, and outside agencies.Interacts effectively with all levels of employees throughout the company.Exercises independent decision-making and initiative in determining what needs to be done and planning and implementing the needed activities; performsproblem solving, creative technical and analytical work, budget management, and hands-on applications; coordinates programs including planning, scheduling,ordering, and tracking.Demonstrates adaptability and responsiveness to changing work needs and willingness to undertake new tasks as they become evident; initiates, develops,leads, and participates in improvement projects.Knows and complies with all safety policies and procedures.Demonstrates confidentiality as required.Shares work with exempt and other OCU employees as required.Manages own work and maintain a flexible schedule in order to meet the demands of priority work; participates in self- and team-audits and associatedcorrective action; plans and engages in continuous learning in order to be prepared for changing work demands.Travels as required by the position.Performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to get the job done.
Compensation and Benefits:
Benefits: Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.
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High school diploma, GED or equivalent required with Department of Labor Certification OR Associates degree from an accredited program in a related field and at least two years of relevant experience OR Bachelors degree in a related field.Must pass all related testing.
Department of Labor Certification OR Four year experience/education requirement accomplished through either Bachelors degree in related field OR Associates degree in related field and at least two years of relevant experience.
Job Description: Arconic Cleveland Operations, a forging facility located at 1600 Harvard Ave., is seeking a Metallurgical Engineer to join its Quality Department. Under the direction of the Chief Metallurgist, this position provides technical support to metallurgical product and process controls, prepares metallurgical reports, approves quality of products produced, ensures the success of R&D efforts, and provides root causes & corrective actions of product failures. This position interacts with Quality/Metallurgical, New Product Development, and Sales personnel, and provides support to salaried production supervisors to ensure compliance with applicable customer, company, and industry standards.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Leading metallurgical control and developing processes and practices for Aluminum, Titanium and Nickel based alloy forgings. This includes developing, controlling, and troubleshooting all preventative programs and systems to improve processes, project design, and equipment performance related to metallurgical properties of products to ensure compliance with customer and industry specifications.
Determining acceptability of micro structural features of metallographic samples from production forgings per customer and company specifications.
Developing and maintaining quality assurance systems, procedures, and equipment to meet customer specifications and company quality requirements. This includes updating manufacturing/quality work instructions for specific tasks, and technical manuals for broader overview of systems.
Monitoring and adjusting the production process using statistical process control and analysis of processing parameters and metallurgical testing results to ensure that all requirements, both internal and external, are met.
Supporting salaried production supervisors in metallurgy related daily activities, including providing on-call responses to restore flow and developing/implementing countermeasures to prevent problem reoccurrence, such as with equipment malfunctions or new product set up.
Interfacing with customer representatives and outside testing labs through emails and phone calls on product and metallurgical quality issues, such as new forging qualifications, to ensure compliance with a variety of customer documents, drawings, sales order requirements, government specifications, and company standards.
Monitoring and assisting outside suppliers to assure compliance to stated customer specifications and company requirements on our premises.
Initiating and/or implementing continuous improvements projects, including engineering solutions to eliminate safety and quality concerns, repetitive equipment failures, stability activities, and cost reductions on critical processes to achieve the company's financial objectives.
Conducting material and process development programs, on topics such as corrosion testing and failure analysis, in partnership with personnel at the Arconic Technical Center.
Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science from an accredited institution.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa Sponsorship not available
3+ years of experience as a Metallurgist with experience in aluminum, titanium, or nickel based alloy forge processing and development
1+ years of LEAN manufacturing experience.
Metallurgy Lab Technician
Carpenter Technology Corporation is a leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of cast/wrought and powder metal stainless steels and specialty alloys including high temperature (iron-nickel-cobalt base), stainless, superior corrosion resistant, controlled expansion alloys, ultra high strength and implantable alloys, tool and die steels, and other specialty metals as well as cast/wrought titanium alloys. We provide materials solutions to the ever changing needs of the automotive, aerospace/ defense, energy, industrial, medical, and consumer products industries. Since it is all about innovation at Carpenter, we are continuing to grow and develop our business strategies.
MET LAB TECHNICIAN
Prepares samples for analysis/examination and carries out a diversified range of complex metallurgical services. Has thorough knowledge of specific testing area and can complete all testing with no supervision.
Perform various mechanical tests on specialized equipment, such as hardness testing, tension, tensile, resistivity, etc. Perform various metallographic and magnet tests using etchants, polishing equipment and specialized metallographic equipment. Collect and record test data obtained during the evaluation.
Makes recommendation to supervision based on recorded test data. Also responsible for tasks related to directing, training and coordinating the day-to-day activities of the Met Lab within the specific testing area.
Develop knowledge of testing procedures in other areas and may be able to complete testing in these areas.
Create LIMS (Lab Information System) tickets that accurately provide the correct work flows and required test parameters for all test specimens in the Met Lab.
Performs all other duties and special projects as assigned.
High School Diploma required. 3+ years of relevant experience. LIMS experience preferred. Ability to work overtime during the week and as needed on weekends.
Specialized knowledge of metallurgical principles, standards, methods and practices. Specialized knowledge of metallurgical/laboratory equipment.
Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, problem solving skills, ability to organize and prioritize tasks and make appropriate decisions.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever changing production oriented environment.
Ability to perform assignments of a broader, wider range and work of a more complex nature with minimal supervision.
Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.
Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.
Senior Materials & Process Engineer
We solve our customers' most difficult technical challenges
We value trust, respect, integrity & cooperation in everything we do
Performance really matters – for our people, customers & shareholders
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Moog Aircraft Group in East Aurora, NY is looking for a Sr. Materials & Process Engineer to be an integral part of our engineering team delivering highly complex electro-mechanical, mechanical, and hydro-mechanical components and systems for flight actuation applications to our Military and Commercial Sector customers.
You will provide technical assistance, and other materials-related support, particularly in the areas of liaison with engineering and operations departments and outside vendors who do heat treating, chemical coating and other material processing. You will perform failure analyses, engage in problem-solving activities and recommend materials and processes suitable for producing and improving complex parts and assemblies.
The scope of your duties will extend to all areas of the Aircraft Group. You will also have primary accountability for technical support of the Group's materials needs and provide solutions to related problems.
Requires knowledge of:
All wet processes such as Thin dense and hard chromium plating, copper plating, cadmium plating, passivation, anodizing, etc.
Non-destructive and destructive inspection techniques for such materials as high strength aluminum alloys, stainless steels, ultra-high strength/temperature alloys, titanium, electrical alloys, and a variety of alloy steels
Paints, adhesives, potting compounds, and other chemical and solvent based processes in support of producing Aircraft Group products is necessary
Expertise and hands on experience with the following equipment is required:
SEM, Metallographic Microscope, Sample Prep equipment, precision cut off saws, sample mounting units, polishing systems, XRF, Stereoscopes and Digital Imaging. In addition, expertise of the following equipment would be beneficial: FTIR, TEM, X-Ray, CT Scan.
What's in it for you?
Technical Challenge – our products are highly engineered, and customized for each customer
High-Visibility Customers and Programs – we work with the largest aircraft manufacturers, and on the most advanced aircraft
Mutual Trust, Respect and Opportunity – Moog provides a culture that allows for personal initiative, autonomy and excellence
What you'll be working on day to day:
Recommend materials and material processes for new designs
Perform failure analyses on products and parts that failed in the field and during qualification testing
Contribute to the development of new product requirements through consulting with customers and sales personnel
Validate conceptual problem solutions through trade studies and by applying sound engineering principles
Support programs with some travel (5-10%) and the participation in presentations to customers
Represent Moog in a manner consistent with its leading-edge technical reputation
Document investigations, analyses, and test results with accurate and concise reports
What you'll need to bring with you:
- BS/BT with 6 years related experience or MS/MA with 4 years related experience in: Materials/Metallurgy plus experience in the following disciplines Chemical/Chemistry/Electro-Chemical, Electrical/Electronics Materials, Polymers, Welding, Ceramic, Physics, Industrial and Mechanical, Nondestructive Evaluation, Forensic Analytical Science
- NDI and/or training in Lean and Statistical Engineering is required. Certification would be a plus
EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran
R&D Materials Intern
R&D Materials Intern
Company: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Location: Farmington Hills, MI
Status: Full-Time Internship
Term: For 6 months (April 2018 through September 2018)
Hours: 9am-6pm (with a one hour lunch break), Monday - Friday
Hitachi America, Ltd. (www.hitachi-america.us) is looking for a candidate pursuing their Master's course or their doctorial course in Materials Science or Mechanical Engineering to join our Research & Development team as an Internship. The Research Intern will be involved in research for the U.S. Automotive Industry. The specific focus will be on projects related to automotive components development and manufacturing using cutting-edge technology, such as advanced welding and machining. The intern will also periodically communicate with the supervisor to define the scope of the work and to document the research.
Holder of Bachelor or Master degree in Materials or Mechanical Engineering is required.
Knowledge of Al, Mg alloys and steels preferred.
Hands-on lab experience in experimental aspects including metallographic sample preparation, macro, microstructure analysis using optical and scanning electron microscope required.
Mechanical property characterization using testing machine; Vickers hardness tester is required.
Prior experience on welding of metals and alloys is required.
Knowledge and experience in digital manufacturing preferred.
Good ability to plan and execute experiments; document, analyze and present data.
Knowledge of CAD package (preferably SolidWorks) and simulation environment (such as ANSYS) will be beneficial.
Good literature survey, technical writing & communication skills.
Be able to work well with group members, and demonstrate dedication to completing jobs on time.
EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Requisition 10015: Materials Engineer
Responsible for project work such as failure analysis, new product evaluations, and product testing which will promote Company growth, efficiency and safety. Provides technical support for operations personnel, performs on-site investigations/testing, and operates/maintains laboratory equipment and shop machinery. In addition to working with metals, the Materials Engineer may work with polymers and ceramics.
Process projects through complete failure analysis cycle including: document incoming material, develop failure analysis plan, prepare samples for various tests (chemical, mechanical, metallographic), analyze data and write summary report.
Operate and maintain laboratory equipment including: spectrograph, scanning electron microscope, hardness testers (Brinell, Vickers, Rockwell, Durometer), optical microscopes, metallographic mounting press, MTS Cycle Testing equipment, and Charpy impact tester.
Operate and maintain shop equipment including: band saw, abrasive cut-off saw, swisher/grinder, and fork truck.
Operate and maintain metallurgical laboratory equipment and supplies: mounting press, polishing/grinding stations, chemicals and etchants.
Possess ability to use and apply engineering knowledge to railroad operations to achieve project objectives with an intention to develop personal knowledge base of the railroad industry.
Provide technical expertise to solve problems related to premature failures, production, welding, heat treatment, safety, and quality.
Provide failure analysis and expert investigation pertaining to incidents, which may or may not include litigation. The incumbent must resolve questions of manufacturers' responsibility in premature service failures, and must determine whether structural components of equipment or track contributed to derailments.
Design and conduct field tests to evaluate real world environment for railroad components (including but not limited to rolling stock, maintenance of way and fixed facilities).
Provide organized, documented, traceable laboratory work with a subsequent written report that is well-documented, factual, concise, grammatically correct, and presented in a logical format.
Respond to customer needs in a timely manner and meet departmental deadlines on project work.
Interface on technical issues with all levels of Norfolk Southern management, Norfolk Southern field personnel, and representatives of other railroads and of the rail supply industry.
Provide non-destructive testing (NDT) expertise
Represent Norfolk Southern on technical and research committees.
Must be willing to travel as required.
Preferred Level: 2-5 years
Minimum Level: Entry
Preferred Level: Master's Degree
Minimum: Bachelor's Degree
- Materials Science and Engineering with Specialization in Metallurgy
Licenses / Certifications
Professional Engineer License
Six Sigma Black Belt
- Basic computer skills
- Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, MatLab and LabView
Skills and Abilities
Identifying and Considering Alternatives
Clear communication both verbal and written
Willingness to work in diverse work environment: office, shop, field, laboratory, training
- Future Jobs
- Manager – Materials Engineering
Environment: Primarily Office
Shift Work: No
Weekend Work: No
Travel Required: 2-3 Days per Month,
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.
We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.
Nearest Major Market: Roanoke
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