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Ceramic/Materials Engineer

Company: CoorsTek
Location: Benton
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

It's exciting to work for a company that makes the world measurably better.

We're committed to bringing safety, quality, and customer focus to the business of advanced ceramics manufacturing.

Job Title
Ceramic/Materials Engineer

As a Materials Engineer, you will be responsible for utilizing professionally accepted engineering principles and techniques to engineer and oversee all aspects of ceramic material manufacturing, process/product implementation and quality control. You will also be responsible for understanding and managing internal materials-related customer requirements.

Roles and Responsibilities:

--- Apply accepted engineering principles and efficiently complete assigned tasks conferring with supervisor on complex matters, specific assignment objectives, points of emphasis or possible solutions as needed in the production of ceramic related materials.

--- Utilize strong understanding of manufacturing techniques and associated equipment design and experience to assist other engineers in the development of new processes or formula changes/modifications to meet new customer requirements.

--- Engage with internal customers to understand their process and help identify critical department process parameters.

--- Focus on increasing process efficiency by actively participating in, or leading continuous improvement activities through research, benchmarking and identification of improved methods or tools.

--- Prepare mill cards and ultimately release materials to internal customers.

--- Review work instructions for accuracy.

--- Assist in developing, implementing, and improving production/processing methods and controls to cost-effectively meet expected outcomes. Verify outcomes and/or courses of action with appropriate personnel prior to taking action.

--- Collect and correlate production data to identify result discrepancies. Analyze the data and makes recommendations to support and drive continuous improvements.

--- Direct and provide equipment, software and process training/cross-training (especially in the use of AMP tracker, SPC and Mfg:Pro).

--- Oversee manufacturing processes and effectively utilize SPC tools (i.e. control charts, DOE's, etc.) to maintain and improve product and process quality.

--- Work closely with internal customers to provide technical support and timely initial response on issues.

--- Participate in and/or performs process and product audits

--- Provide cost and manufacturing information to management as needed.

Job Requirements

Education & Experience:

--- Bachelor's degree in Ceramic Engineering, Material Science or other related fieldCeramic Engineering preferred.

--- Minimum 3 years' related materials engineering experience, ceramics preferred.

--- Experience with organics, specifically non-oxide, nice to have.

Functional/Technical Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

--- Working understanding of materials and characteristics (preferably ceramics), including material formulations, finished material processing, and material quantification and characterization.

--- Exhibits strong interpersonal and organizational skills, great attention to detail as well as excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills.

--- Must be able to work with a diverse variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds.


--- Up to 10% domestic and international travel.

Target Hiring Range
Annual Salary: $0.00 - $0.00

Actual compensation is commensurate with experience, skills and education. CoorsTek strives to give all qualified applicants equal opportunity and to make selection decisions on job related factors. Do not provide any information on the application which will indicate your race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

If you like working for a company that makes a real difference in the world, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Keywords: CoorsTek, Little Rock , Ceramic/Materials Engineer, Engineering , Benton, Arkansas

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