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Jr Materials Engineering Technician

Apply now Job No: 498433
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Warner Robbins AFB, GA
Category: Research Staff, University Staff
Department: Add Mfg & Repair Technol - 250422
Pay Grade: T1 - Non Exempt
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Position Summary:

This position is located at UDRI’s Warner Robins, GA location.

This position will support day-to-day metallography laboratory (met lab) operations for United States Air Force (USAF) sustainment activities including additive manufacturing (AM), cold spray (CS), and applied corrosion technologies. Primary job duties will include specimen preparation and characterization to support direct metal laser melting (DMLM) and fused filament fabrication (FFF) AM and CS process and product development, incoming quality control inspection and assisting inventory management of metal powders for AM and CS, coordinating purchase orders and sample shipments with internal and external support labs, and supporting materials engineers with other project activities as assigned. Lab safety and housekeeping rules and regulations, as well as relevant government or industry standards as appropriate, must be carefully followed at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

-High school diploma or equivalent
-Demonstrated experience following instructions, excercising sound judgement, and exhibiting good work habits in the performance of assigned duties
-Demonstrated organizational skills
-Attention to detail
-Proficient with MS Office
-Due to the nature of this position, US citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications:

-Relevant technical study beyond high school
-Direct experience with specimen preparation including polishing
-Demonstrated experience with lab environments and adherence to lab policies & procedures
-Experience working in a manufacturing environment
-Effective communication skills with team members at all levels

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please summarize your ability to meet minimum qualifications in your cover letter.
References may be requested later in the interview process.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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