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Materials Supplier Development Engineer
PURPOSE OF POSITION
Provide Technical Support for Far South Supplier Development, localization, tariff and risk mitigation. Support New Product Development and Resident Engineering.
Direct lab and personnel activities for Far South sites
Provide Materials expertise to project and business teams.
Provide Technical support to manufacturing and purchasing, including process development, materials evaluation, supplier development, tariff and risk mitigation and Value Improvement initiatives.
Utilize technical expertise and problem solving skills for manufacturing and sourcing issues.
Perform Failure Analysis and lead efforts to resolve issues effectively and efficiently.
Work directly with suppliers to ensure consistent quality of components & raw materials.
Identify and implement materials and processing alternatives for Value Improvement and Warranty initiatives.
Evaluate, purchase and maintain materials laboratory equipment.
REQUIREMENTS E d uc a t i o n R e q uir e d :
BS Degree or equivalent in Materials or Metallurgical Engineering discipline
5 years minimum experience in Engineering / Manufacturing Materials field
Bilingual (English / Spanish) required
Work Experience Required :
Experience with materials processes including : heat treatment, investment casting, powdered metal, die casting, stamping, machining, and forging / cold forming.
Proven experience in failure analysis, materials testing and technical report writing.
S kills & K n o w l e d ge R e q uir e d :
Interpersonal skills capable of interfacing with all levels of the business
Ability and interest in learning about new technologies and processes
Ability to take initiative in solving problems.
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