Employment Opportunities

Chemical Engineer

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Warner Robins, GA
Category: Research Staff
Department: Applied Corrosion Technol - 250423
Pay Grade: R2/R3 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? We invite qualified candidates to apply for our Chemical Engineer opening located at Robins AFB, Georgia!

This position is located at Robins AFB, GA. As part of the AF Corrosion Prevention and Control Office, the candidate supports sustainment technology development and integration projects related to aerospace systems corrosion prevention and control. These include material performance assessments, maintenance process optimization, organic and inorganic coating application and removal processes, and related health, safety, and environmental activities. The candidate develops and executes project plans, plans and manages qualification testing, and participates in community outreach events. The position supports a government product support engineering and field maintenance management activity with potential to interact with industry, academia, and multiple government agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

R2 Minimum Qualifications:
BS in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
Three years of direct experience required
Ability to follow instructions and demonstrate attention to detail
Strong problem solving skills
Successful collaboration within a multidisciplinary team
Experience in materials analysis through use of chemical analytical methods such as FTIR, microscopy, SEM, XRF, etc.
Experience working with the US Air Force Corrosion Prevention and Control Office
Experience performing bath analytics for anodic electrodeposition (e-coat) tank
Experience performing engineered blasting media testing
2+ years’ experience developing SOPs for chemical analysis processes
2+ years' experience with practical chemical analysis
Effective written communication skills
Proficiency with MS Office Suite
Due to requirements of our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position must be a U.S. Citizen

An R3 must meet all R2 minimum qualifications in addition to the qualifications listed below:
Eight years of direct experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Master's degree (chemistry or related engineering field) Understanding of aircraft and systems design and operation
Project or Program Management experience
Engineering test planning and execution experience
Working knowledge of US Air Force aircraft maintenance, sustainment, and acquisition policies and procedures
Strong interpersonal communication and relational skills
Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision and in ambiguous project environments
5+ years’ experience developing SOPs for chemical analysis processes
5+ years’ experience with ISO or other similar certifications
5+ years' experience with systems engineering
5+ years' data analysis experience
Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification
Active US Security Clearance

Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.
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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