Senior Materials Engineer

Lake Forest, CA | Direct

Job ID: 7742 Category: Other Area(s)


  • PHD or Masters in Materials Science or Metallurgical Engineering 
  • 10+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Very experienced with reactive metal alloys and their manufacturing processes on large and small scale furnaces 
  • Managed and certify alloy suppliers (raw material non-conformances)
  • Perform root cause and failure analysis 
  • Assist in customer support and regulatory compliance 


  • Acquire and analyze photographs, digital pictures, differential scanning calorimetry, microscopy images, scanning electron microscope images, and results from energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy
  • Mechanical properties such as hardness and micro-hardness testing as well as microstructure analysis
  • Conduct metallurgical research and investigations to ensure quality products to customers, to discover the causes of failure, and seek new, more efficient ways to utilize our processes
  • Operate various microscopes to include light microscope, optical microscope, inverted microscope, digital microscope, and scanning electron microscope
  • Monitor new product and processes available to reduce costs, increase efficiency and quality
  • Assist in and design of experiments and perform experiments to determine component and material life predictions, material substitution, new materials, coatings, joining processes such as welding, and corrosion prevention compounds.
Metallurgy, furnaces, Material Science, alloys

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