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Milford , Michigan
$39 - $40 / Hr.

Position No Longer Open

Posted 2/01/2018

Required Skills

  • Candidates must have 1-3 years of experience working with cut off saws, polishers, mounters, sample mounter equipment , hardness testers, x-ray diffraction 
  • Candidates must have 1-3 years of professional experience 
  • Seeking a materials person or a metallurgist 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science, Materials Engineer, or metallurgist 
  • Excellent communicator 
  • Self-starter 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Work well independently and in a team environment 

Job Description

  • Primary responsibilities will be fatigue, failure analysis, and metallurgist
  • Material engineer will submit a part that has failed on test, failed in the field, or has a concern in the assembly plant
  • When they receive that in the pant they mount the part in a special mount, polish it, and use a very high powered microscope (up to 100k EDS microscope, and sterile scope) to inspect the grain size or structure of metal 
  • From there they can identify if the metal was forged, cast, or hardened properly 
  • Examining proper thickness of coating 
  • Working with cut off saws, polishers, mounters, sample mounter equipment , hardness testers, x-ray diffraction 
  • EDS with SEM 
  • Microscope inspection with sterile scope and metallograph telegraph 
  • Once inspections and fatigue or failure analysis is completed the candidate must then establish a report for the engineer 
  • 30-40% of the day will be spent writing reports 
  • 60% of a typical day is failure analysis and inspection 
  • Thesis resolutions could vary between a 10 minute to a 2 week job depending on how much they need cut and analyzed 
  • Working in a 3 person laboratory with equipment that is brand new (2 years old)
  • Candidate will be working with one very experienced metallurgist and a track engineer that rotates within the group on a four month basis

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