Powder Product Development Engineer – 23-2549

Job Listing: Powder Product Development Engineer – 23-2549

Location: Monroe, North Carolina Industry: Mining / Metals Job Category: Manufacturing – Product Development

Company Overview: Proven to Perform. From the edges of space to the bottoms of the ocean, our materials are proven to perform — and so is our team. We’re hiring high performers as proven as our products. Join us.

Job Description: Our company is seeking a talented and motivated Powder Product Development Engineer to support our Specialty Materials Business Unit. This position will be based in Monroe, NC.

Responsibilities: As a Powder Product Development Engineer, you will be responsible for the following:

  1. Act as the internal/external technical contact for various processes, including atomization, screening, blending, canister design, canister loading, billetization, and testing of powder.
  2. Create, maintain, and standardize operating instructions, mill instructions, items, part drawings, grades, sample plans, follower sheets, and other quality system documents for powder alloys.
  3. Develop and maintain technical expertise in powder atomization and processing through modeling and experimentation, technical literature review, best practice exchanges across the company, and attending technical conferences.
  4. Establish, monitor, and maintain statistical process control (SPC) limits for key products and processes within your area of responsibility.
  5. Utilize team-based Continuous Improvement tools throughout the manufacturing process of powder products, leading to increased yield, better quality, enhanced safety in the workplace, improved equipment performance, and reduced costs.
  6. Support powder testing method development, validation, and standardization across facilities.
  7. Support canister design, validation, and standardization for near-net shape powder products.
  8. Assist in the certifications of powder orders and shipments with the certification team.
  9. Support the execution of the company’s Additive Manufacturing strategy in collaboration with the additive manufacturing, commercial, operations, and R&D teams.
  10. Review customer specifications and support sales teams by approving customer quotes.
  11. Provide technical support to commercial teams during customer engagements for both on-site and off-site meetings.
  12. Offer technical support in resolving product and process non-conformances, customer complaints, and process and product data analysis.
  13. Communicate results to management, operations, colleagues, and customers through written reports and oral presentations in a timely manner.
  14. Be willing to travel 2-6 times per year.


Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, Metallurgy, or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering or a related discipline, Metallurgy, or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • 2 years of process or product engineering experience related to Ni/Fe/Co-base super alloys, titanium, specialty steels, and/or refractory alloys
  • Experience in statistical data analysis using JMP, Mini-Tab, or related software
  • Working knowledge of powder production, processing, and applications
  • Experience in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing methodologies
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

About the Company: We thrive when expectations are great and barriers are high. Our company is at the forefront of solving the world’s most difficult challenges through materials science. Our advanced, integrated process technologies and proven performers give us a tremendous competitive advantage. When customers’ systems need to fly higher, dig deeper, stand stronger, and last longer — anywhere on, above, or below the earth — our company is proven to perform.

Note: It is the company’s policy not to provide immigration sponsorship for any of its positions. Our company and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal or state law. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants if requested to participate in the hiring process.

Security Clearance Required: No Visa Candidate Considered: No

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Monroe

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