Job title: Engineer – Materials Science and Engineering
Company: General Electric
Job description: Interface with the Supply Chain and definition of requirements for materials and special processes including material characterization of mechanical and physical properties, heat treatment, shot peening, non-destructive testing and other special processes to ensure proper quality maintenance. Review supplier documentation, perform audits, and evaluate test results against GE AA requirements.
Resolve material processing related issues encountered during manufacturing and throughout the component life cycle while in service. In consultation with Design Engineering, determine proper disposition of discrepant hardware through case records. Review quality records, composition, and mechanical properties to detect trends that may indicate undesirable changes in product quality.
Interpret material and special process specifications and part drawings. Ensure that acceptance / inspection procedures and processing instructions are suitable, complete and properly controlled during the application of manufacturing procedures.
Develop and lead long term research and development programs on materials and processes. Execute developmental testing programs of engine or test hardware to qualify part processing.
PhD in Materials Science or Master’s degree in Materials Science, Chemical, Mechanical or Aeronautic Engineering or related discipline with experience in an industrial environment.
Knowledge of gears and housings materials: Steels, Aluminum, Magnesium. Experience in material testing.
Familiarity with shop operations and quality systems.
Proficiency in English and Italian (written and verbal).
EU Work Permit.
Previous experience in a similar position and/or in a complex industrial environment.
Green belt or Black Belt certification and/or Statistics knowledge.
Proven self-starter and independent worker able to work with cross-functional teams.
Fast in action but with detailed technical review and good documentation.
Strong teamwork and communication skills, eager to learn continuously.
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