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Materials and Process Engineer

ABOUT US
Our heritage spans more than 40 years. Over that time, we have designed and manufactured interior products for nearly every commercial aircraft - from seats to galleys, lavatories, sidewalls, ceilings and more. Our goal is to make EnCore the clear standard for excellence as judged by ourselves, our customers and our peers and to provide ongoing career opportunities to all employees. If youre interested in joining a stable, fast-growing company that encourages professional advancement, fosters teamwork, and rewards ingenuity, then EnCore may be right for you. We look for individuals who share our passion to succeed and generate results.
POSITION SUMMARY
The Materials & Process Engineer will provide engineering and technical support as a subject matter expert in the development, design and manufacture of aircraft interiors products. Maintains an understanding of the customer, design, and regulatory requirements; translates requirements into viable solutions to reduce lead times, control part costs, and improve product quality. Develops innovation for new products based on knowledge of new or existing technologies, materials, and processes.
Note: The primary differences between job levels tie to skill level, complexity of the problem solving, and years of experience. Job assignments will be based on experience, job opening and budget availability, and the performance level of the incumbent.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Writes and reviews materials and process specifications, qualification and/or test plans and generates reports in support of programs and corporate initiatives.
Conducts failure analysis and advises on root cause correction action for composite materials and processes.
Develops testing and analysis capability for the investigation of materials as they apply to products to determine issues/causes; develops recommendations and supports/leads the implementation of the prescribed course of action.
Researches existing technologies and determines applicability to design or performance requirements.
Designs and creates new technology when existing technology is not available.
Contributes to the continuous improvement of current manufacturing procedures as they apply to materials and process.
Evaluate technical proposals to support cost estimates for new product design or manufacturing technology.
Works collaboratively with product teams to refine the manufacturing process. This includes recommending materials or technology alternatives to optimize process capability and production rate.
Maintains a strong understanding of materials performance properties and manufacturing processes to help recognize and mitigate risk as the product transitions from concept to production.
Maintains a safe, secure and legal work environment; adhering to all Company policies and procedures.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Maintains and protects the confidentiality of the Companys information and products.
Performs other duties and projects as assigned or requested.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS / EXPERIENCE
Bachelors Degree in Material Science Engineering or related field, including Applied Statistics. A combination of related experience and education may be considered in lieu of a bachelors degree.
5+ years of experience with at least 1 year leading or mentoring the work of assigned employees.
Ability to successfully handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Experience in writing and reviewing materials specifications, process specifications, qualification plans, test plans and reports.
Experience in failure analysis and root cause correction action for composite materials and processes.
Proficiency in applying statistical techniques to analyze many types of data problems.
Expertise working with aircraft/aerospace composite materials: carbon and glass fiber reinforcements, phenolic and epoxy resin matrix systems, honeycomb core materials, thermoplastic, and adhesives.
Experience in composite manufacturing process: hand lay-up, resin infusion/resin transfer molding, standard vacuum bagging and press curing processes.
Knowledgeable in metals and metal forming techniques: machining, casting, forging, and cutting.
Experience in computer aided drafting (CAD) techniques and testing for flammability and mechanical properties.
Experience with MS Office Suite and MS Windows.
May be asked to work extended or irregular hours as required.
Must show proof of ability to work in the United States.
EnCore is an at-will employer; employment is at the mutual consent of both the employee and the employer, and may be terminated at will for any reason, with or without cause, at any time during employment with the Company.
As business conditions warrant a change in the operating necessities of the Company, all employees are expected to react productively, handle other essential tasks assigned now or in the future.
BENEFITS
An excellent array of comprehensive coverage including: Medical, Dental, Life, Vision, LTD, and various supplemental plans
401(k) with company match
Paid Time Off
Holiday pay
Bonus program
Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, EnCore will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact (949) 559-0930 and request assistance with the application process.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V



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