Materials Engineer-Metallic Corrosion

2 months ago(11/7/2017 1:29 PM)
# of Openings
Laura Demchak
Test / Validation
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US-MI-Sterling Heights


  • Partner with product development engineers to develop material/process preferred practices selections to enable 10 year corrosion resistance.
  • Develop laboratory tests to validate performance objectives and enable light weight technologies.
  • Operate and maintain equipment in the materials lab
  • Perform testing: hardness, tensile/compression, profile, fluid boiling points, specific gravity, pH, color matching
  • Operate specialized equipment, including x-ray machines, spectrometers, electrolytic analyzers, pH meters, centrifuges, cut off saws, mounting press, polisher, microscope, and automatic micro-hardness tester
  • Support new program launches with potential high risk analysis
  • Track open issues for resolution
  • Certify and recommend proper material utilization depending on the application for new product developments or customer support and drive cost reduction programs.
  • Support tracking actions to correct customer dissatisfaction and escalate when appropriate
  • Identify common cause issues across processes
  • Establish interim and permanent corrective actions
  • Manage data from tests and observations and manipulate that data into Excel charts/graphs for presentations
  • Maintain computerized records of experimental data
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data for feedback and key metric improvement


Required Engineering Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in the automotive industry
  • 3+ years of experience in material, test or quality engineering
  • Experience with one or more of the following: tensile compression tester, Wilson hardness tester, profile projector, stereoscope, MG microscope, brake fluid boiling point tester, dualscope, hydrometer, refractometer, and/or color matching booth,
  • Strong MS office (Excel, PowerPoint), organization, multi-tasking, interpersonal & communication skills


Engineering Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering, or materials science


Engineering Education Preferred

  • Graduate degree in metallurgical engineering, materials science or related discipline



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