11 days old

Materials Engineer

Kelly Services
Morton Grove, IL 60053
Materials Engineer

Direct hire

Morton Grove IL

Will actively work within a team effort in all technology services, material analysis, material development, product development, and engineering technology. The Materials Engineer will provide technical guidance in the development, quality, and testing of wear resistant and low friction materials for tribological applications in mechanical seals. They will also consult material compatibility with regards to alloys, superalloys, elastomers, polymers, carbons, ceramics, hard coatings and any other materials of construction. Forensics on suspected material issues, fracture analysis and failure modes of the mentioned materials. Review and analysis of new materials including in-house production, Coatings, and external supplier qualification. The role requires a basic understanding of international mechanical test standards and regulatory compliance. This engineering position will be responsible for producing and maintaining internal specifications for materials and will ensure that all materials meet quality standards as required by the company's internal and external customers.

**Duties & Responsibilities**

+ Responsible to lead rapid product development and to maintain an entrepreneurial culture which supports the aggressive economic and business goals of the company.

+ Define development standards and methodologies.

+ Review new products and materials supplied from APAC region and being sold into the global and or local marketplace.

+ Provide technical support in the materials arena to internal and external customers, which may involve travel.

+ Develop and maintain sophisticated technical and analytical characterization technologies.

+ Any and all activities required to promote the company and maximize profitability as suggested by the new product development group.

+ Forensics analysis on failed components from all John Crane divisions.

+ Technical defense of John Crane in customer and supplier disputes.

**The Individual**

+ Minimum of BS in Material Science with 5+ years experience in the field of material science or physics with experience in the fields of tribology, material development for tribological applications, corrosion, failure analysis, fractography, and surface characterization technologies including electron microscopy and profilometry.

+ US Citizenship or Green Card holder required

+ Experience with Regulatory compliance such as REACH, RoHS, UL, FDA, WRAS, etc.

+ Experience working with a scanning electron microscope, polarizing microscopes (strongly preferred), FTIR, Tensile and compression testing, and other analytical equipment.

+ Practical experience with metallography sample preparation.

+ Experience in reviewing materials for use in mechanical seal and bearing product applications.

+ Experience in development and analytical characterization of wear-resistant ceramic materials including silicon carbide, silicon nitride, tungsten carbide, and diamond composites.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-10-06 Expires: 2021-11-11

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