Staff Engineer - Materials Development

Arconic

Date: 01/16/2019

Location: New kensington

Primary Purpose of the Job:
• Initiating and executing aluminum product development and/or process improvement projects to deliver cost reduction and growth opportunities for Arconic.
• Leading lab-scale studies and plant-scale trials to successful completion by collaborating effectively with various teams across ATC and in Business units.
• Develop metallurgical expertise in heat-treatable 2xxx (including Al-Li), 6xxx & 7xxx alloys primarily for the aerospace market but also for the industrial, automotive & wheels markets.

Essential Knowledge & Skills / Education:
• In-depth understanding in physical and mechanical metallurgy (including fracture mechanics) of aluminum-based materials through both fundamental and applied research. Demonstrated ability to relate composition and processing effects on microstructure and properties.
• Strong technical leadership and collaboration skills.
• Demonstrated technical writing and presentation skills
• Proven record in R&D project management skills.
• Track record in delivering innovative solutions with significant value.

Basic Qualifications:
• Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science from an accredited institution.
•Minimum 3 years of applied R&D experience in the aluminum alloy industry
•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 is not available for this position.