Harris Corporation Materials Engineering Technician in Rochester, New York

Materials Engineering Technician 10/10/17--Engineering Specialist, Engineering, TechnicalUSA - NY - Rochester

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Job ID: SIS20170610-21242

Description:

Senior Materials Engineering Technician

Job Code: SIS20170610-21242

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Description:

  • General ability to apply knowledge of materials engineering and scientific principles to develop, design, analyze, test, and validate solutions for complex systems and parts.

  • Work as a member of an integrated product team to select the best materials and processes for the application.

  • Execute testing of materials and work in-process coupons. Testing will involve CTE, CME, testing of tensile, shear, stress, peel, adhesion, elongation, viscosity, flow, hardness, and wet chemical analysis.

  • Troubleshoot materials and processes related issues.

  • Own the material and process testing from sample preparation to final report and own the testing facility:

  • Plan, coordinate, and execute material and process testing including interfacing with various laboratories both Harris owned and external as required. This includes preparing samples for testing and using process knowledge to expand testing options for improved test results.

  • Analyze data and laboratory test results to determine causes of problems and develop solutions.

  • Design experiments and equipment for customized testing as required by engineering.

  • Plan and execute new projects consulting with shop personnel, engineers, and management.

  • Create new and edit existing process documentation for testing.

  • Create outside purchase specifications per engineering drawings/specifications. Negotiate requirements and maintain relationships with key suppliers.

Qualifications:

  • High School / Secondary Education plus 8 + years of experience or Associates in Chemistry, Engineering Sciences, or Material Science with 4 plus years of related experience, or equivalent.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Candidate needs to be hands-on skilled and must be comfortable dealing with and operating electronic and mechanical instrumentation and equipment. Desire that candidate also have a background in equipment and its maintenance, both mechanical and electrical.

  • Candidate shall have demonstrated experience in certification testing of space flight hardware.

  • Candidate shall have demonstrated experience in the execution of testing for materials and process engineering discipline.

  • Candidate must have the ability to interact with people on the shop floor, good social skills, and able to work with diverse work groups.

  • Candidate must be able to work independently without constant direction.

  • Candidate must be a good team player and contributor and must be a self-starter.

  • Must have a government security clearance.

Please be aware this position requires a security clearance. 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.

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Expertise--Engineering Specialist, Engineering, Technical

LocationUSA - NY - Rochester