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Northrop Grumman Associate Engr Matl Process/ R&D Project Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina


  • Develop crystal growth processes for materials new to SYNOPTICS

  • Work with manufacturing personnel to develop, improve, document, and transition new processes to manufacturing

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the current crystal growth techniques at SYNOPTICS

  • Responsible for established crystal growth processes including data collection, process control, designed experiments, process documentation, and operator training

  • Participate in cost-savings projects as a team member or lead and technical training for manufacturing employees (training my require some shift flexibility on a limited basis)

  • Participate in developing new business opportunities which includes responding to government solicitations and attending/presenting at technical conferences


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Material Science, Physics, Chemistry, or related Engineering field

  • Must be a self-starter, have excellent analytical skills, and good verbal and written communication

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A post-graduate degree (Masters or PhD)

  • 3 - 5 years of hands-on experience in Engineering practices is required (this can include post-graduate work)

  • Experience in crystal growth or materials processing with specific knowledge of solidification principles, intrinsic growth defect formation, understanding phase diagrams, and solid-liquid chemistry of oxide systems

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing concepts

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Job Category : Engineering