Electron Optics Analyst in Whitehall, MI at Arconic

Date Posted: 5/25/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Engines is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. We excel in vacuum melted super alloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation.  Arconic Engines is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC). 
This position is located in our Research Center and will provide routine operation and maintenance of Scanning Electron Microscope.  Basic responsibilities include: 
1.      Support of Arconic production facilities in microstructrural analysis, investment casting scrap characterization, and failure analysis. 
2.      Continue training and learning to maintain expertise in scanning electron microscopy and advanced techniques, such as WDS and EBSD. 
3.      Develop sample preparation  techniques required for characterization of superalloy.


Basic Qualifications:
  • BS Degree in Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or Ceramic Engineering from an accredited institution..
  • 2+ years experience using a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS).
  • Experience with fractography and failure analysis of metals.
  • Experience with sample preparation and microstructural evaluation of nickel-base or titanium-base alloys.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS degree in Materials Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Experience with investment casting.
  • Experience with Wavelength Dispersive Spectroscopy (WDS) and Electron Backscatter diffraction (EBSD).