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Materials Engineer II

Company: Raytheon Technologies
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Date Posted:
United States of America
RI101: 1847 W Main Rd 1847 W. Main Road Nimitz Building, Portsmouth, RI, 02871 USA
Position Role Type:
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges - together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.
Job Summary:
The Materials Engineering Department is looking for a Materials Engineer to join our team in Portsmouth, RI. A qualified candidate will have a background and experience in materials science, polymer science, and/or chemistry. This position will offer a qualified candidate the opportunity to support material selections during design, development, and manufacturing of hardware, and perform materials evaluation and testing in support of program design, development, and failure analysis activities associated with a wide range of product applications.
The role will involve evaluation of a variety of materials (such as adhesives, encapsulants, primers, and metals) and validation and verification that chemicals and materials used on product meet design and program requirements. Tasks will require critical thinking to solve challenging problems and careful attention to detail on procedures, testing of materials, and documentation of results. Collaboration with design engineers, manufacturing engineers, subject matter experts, and suppliers is required. You must be able to manage and coordinate a wide variety of simultaneous tasks within set schedule requirements. This candidate will become part of a multi-disciplined team.
We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Evaluation of materials based on conformance to specifications and performance requirements for Undersea and Navy applications

  • Working closely with design personnel in the selection and approval of materials and finishes in new and updated designs

  • Developing and/or validating appropriate materials, material properties, and processes for use on existing and new products

  • Providing resolution to technical, operational, and supplier problems related to materials and processes

  • Participate in analysis and documentation of alternate materials and participate in obsolescence investigations

  • Performing drawing reviews and assessing parts and materials based on conformance to design requirements

  • Conducting hands on material testing using a variety of laboratory techniques

  • Following standard written protocols, as well as developing and fabricating unique test plans and test setups

  • Reviewing material documentation and assessment of specifications

    Qualifications You Must Have:

    • Bachelor's in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) (Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, or Polymer Science)

    • A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in materials science, polymer science, or chemistry, or hold a Master's Degree in the aforementioned disciplines

    • Experience working with polymer encapsulants such as polyurethanes, experience with polymeric materials, or experience working with adhesive systems.

    • Experience performing material testing and understanding of instrumental analysis, such as Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

    • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

      Qualifications We Value:

      • Understanding of Materials Science and Polymer Science

      • Experience working with polyurethanes or similar polymeric materials

      • Experience with primer and adhesive systems

      • Experience with material characterization techniques such as DMA, TGA, TMA, DSC, peel testing, lap shear testing

      • Experience with urethane casting and/or transfer molding

      • Experience in process engineering or process improvement projects

      • Experience working on programs or projects associated with Undersea or Navy applications

      • Experience working with design and development, manufacturing and/or suppliers in materials engineering related design, development, and/or manufacturing projects.

      • Experience working with engineering drawings

      • Understanding of material safety datasheets, military specifications, and ASTM test methods

      • Ability to write concise technical reports summarizing analyses

      • Demonstrated ability to lead and complete scientific based projects including failure analysis investigations

      • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

      • Strong communication, interpersonal, planning and time management skills

      • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

      • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with coworkers from diverse communities and cultures

      • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles

        What We Offer:
        Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
        Additional Details:
        Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met (see guidelines (http://onertn.ray.com/functions/hrs/hr/TA/erip/index.html?WT.mc_id=erip_email) ) to receive the Referral Awarding.
        This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm
        Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
        Privacy Policy and Terms:
        Click on this link (http://www.rtx.com/privacy/Job-Applicant-Privacy-Notice) to read the Policy and Terms
        Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Keywords: Raytheon Technologies, Fall River , Materials Engineer II, Engineering , Portsmouth, Massachusetts

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