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Materials Engineers develop materials made of plastic, metal, or ceramics for various uses. Essential duties listed on a Materials Engineer resume are studying materials’ properties, discovering new applications, gathering and analyzing data, running tests, developing documentation, and ensuring quality control. Eligible example resumes make display of qualifications such as knowledge of industry standards, technical skills, teamwork, time management, and research. A degree in an engineering area is required for this job; candidates have studied physics, chemistry, mechanics, and computers.

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Materials Engineer

Led the design of experiments, and testing of new materials for an estimated cost savings of $50M per year

  • Led teams in five countries across five companies to create a next generation emission system for China and India
  • Collaborated daily with suppliers to execute design and validation tasks to prepare products for launch
  • Authored analysis code to determine the occurrence of undesired high stress thermal events using logged vehicle data
  • Created numerical models to determine preferred dimensions and flow properties of catalytic emissions systems
  • Successfully led two design reviews and three early stage R&D reviews for emissions systems and technologies
  • Served as a materials science subject matter expert on the Intellectual Property (IP) review committee
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BSE
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Materials Science And Engineering
Computing For Data Analysis
2

Composite Materials Engineer/design Engineer, R&d

Responsible for the development of an FAA certified Design Allowables Database for a new material system and manufacturing process.

  • Planned and managed FAA certification test programs for Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) of a new carbon fiber/epoxy material system and new composite repair materials.
  • Wrote certification and engineering test plans, performed analysis of test data, and wrote test reports.
  • Coordinated activities with customers, suppliers, and FAA personnel during the execution of these programs.
  • Participated on the design team of a one-piece nacelle inner barrel as part of the Quiet Technology Demonstrator 2 (QTD2) project.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Composite Materials Engineering
MA
Master of Arts
3

Senior Materials Engineer

Monitored part quality and directed the maintenance activities for all furnaces. Was process responsible and maintained programming of Marathon Monitors furnace control software for the heat treat area.

  • Coordinated the evaluation and disposition of all heat treat rework and scrap. Developed and purchased all heat treat alloy and furnace replacement parts for the heat treat area.
  • Headed projects for purchasing and rebuilding of heat treat furnaces and Blasting equipment.
  • Enhanced furnace retort design and increase furnace retort life by 300 percent.
  • Implemented preventive maintenance program on the integral quench furnace line to decrease rework by 90 percent and increased furnace uptime to 96 percent.
  • Completed set up of all process variables for carburize and hardening cycles on twenty oxygen probe controlled furnaces.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Engineering Program
4

Senior Component/materials Engineer

Advanced component engineer, advanced procurement engineer, and product prime for the 7302 ISAM, 7330 FTTN (fiber-to-the-node), 7340 BPON FTTU (fiber-to-the-user), 7342 GPON FTTU, and 7352 FTTB (fiber-to-the-building) systems.

  • Project component engineer for all North American-based 734x Passive Optical Networking development.
  • Appraised and approved all new parts requested by 734x R&D
  • Led Raleigh campus' CCRB (component change review board) and SPCN (supplier process change notice) teams.
  • Managed the North American side of Fiber Access' Authorized Components List (ACL).
  • Ensured that our project BOMs maximized the use of preferred parts and manufacturers, were RoHS-compliant, and that they followed strategy papers published by our Technical Commodity Management organization.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
MS
Electrical Engineering
5

Materials Engineer

Conducted time studies, and designed the logistics system for the transportation of raw materials and sub-assemblies between buildings.

  • Assigned docks and designed a schedule for the receiving of suppliers and internal truck drivers.
  • Actively participated in RIE and kaizen events.
  • Created a database for all items in the BOM.
  • Trained manufacturing employees and truck drivers on SOPs.
  • Optimized material flow in a fast paced World Class Lean Manufacturing environment.
  • Tracked the production schedule and material flow across the organization.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
6

Materials Engineer

  • Consulted and performed static, dynamic, and small-scale mechanical testing for researchers and scientists within the U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • Successfully developed and consolidated testing procedure/standard for hydrogen embrittlement of high strength steel in an effort to create life predictive models, which resulted in over $1 million in funding for FY11-15
  • Effectively coordinated the planning and management of multiple R&D projects (each ranging from 50K to 300K) while providing critical data and quality research to the Army
  • Investigated and assessed the effectiveness of various metal-improving processes and determined optimal working conditions for different aerospace materials and components.
  • Co-authored six (6) technical reports/publications
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
7

Senior Materials Engineer

Drafted and implemented kanban processes used for small parts replenishment from internal warehouse to point of use

  • Oversaw shipping floor activities facilitating breaking monthly prime product shipping records in back to back months
  • Participated in projects to redesign warehouse and point of use areas to align the physical state of the facility to the system requirements necessary with the SAP implementation.
  • Developed and implemented SAP training plan for 311 hourly and management associates. Personally trained 161 associates during the training cycle.
  • Worked as SAP Power User during concepting, configuration, and implementation.
  • Responsible for all point of use processes in the IM/WM space in both the main assembly building and the warehouse
  • Developing and tracking metrics to facilitate constant improvement in current state processes
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Information Management And Analysis / Supply Chain Management
8

Materials Engineer

  • Optimized coating process of phosphor to improve reliability, scaling up process for manufacturing.
  • Successfully transferred 2 coating projects from R&D to process engineering and manufacturing team.
  • Completion of coating project led to $36 million in sales of improved product.
  • Exceeded phosphor material’s sales target by 70%
  • Documented Standard Operating Procedures on the coating processes and equipments for the operators
  • Completed failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) to eliminate design flaws and safety hazards.
  • Audit as an internal ISO 9001:2008 auditor. Successfully identified non conformances, allowing company to retain its ISO certification.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
9

Materials Engineer Intern

  • Performed analysis and contributed to a cross-functional team that developed an RCFA to identify a cause of contamination and eventually aided in an overall increase in product quality allowing for sale to additional clientele.
  • Wrote tools to aid in continuous improvement efforts in both quality control and documentation standardization
  • Aided in materials characterization and analysis of various contaminants
  • Identified and audited facility for inefficient gas consumption and enacted fixes that will save $12,000 yearly
  • Developed a method following AS/ISO to expedite installation of new equipment
  • Implemented strong technical communication and produced over 50% of current division's technical reports.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Economics & Biology
MA
Materials Science And Engineering

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