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Engineer III - Additive Manufacturing

Company: Carpenter Technology
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

Carpenter Technology Corporation is a leading producer and distributor of premium specialty alloys, including titanium alloys, nickel and cobalt based superalloys, stainless steels, alloy steels and tool steels. Carpenter's high-performance materials and advanced process solutions are an integral part of critical applications used within the aerospace, transportation, medical and energy markets, among other markets. Building on its history of innovation, Carpenter's wrought and powder technology capabilities support a range of next-generation products and manufacturing techniques, including novel magnetic materials and additive manufacturing.Additive Manufacturing Engineer Location: --Tanner, AL just outside of Huntsville, ALPrimary Duties for the Additive Manufacturing Engineer

  • Conduct process, product, and applications development for additive manufacturing (AM) processing.
  • Managing projects and continuous improvement efforts utilizing the Operating Model.
  • Deliver on both internal development projects as well as external, customer-driven projects in additive manufacturing.
  • Interaction and engagement with multiple areas within the company (R&D, Production, Commercial, manufacturing) as well as with customers in relation to AM powder management.
  • Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Support Design for AM (DfAM) consultation and utilize 3D modeling to optimize geometries for manufacturability.
  • Incorporate geometric compensation, support structure, machine stock, GD&T, and powder removal required to produce products effectively at scale.
  • Ability to generate AM build files.
  • Familiarity with AM build file softwares such as Flow, Magics, 3DXpert, or others.
  • Optimize print process techniques (including designing and running Design of Experiments (DOEs) for novel and conventional alloys, and also to reduce build time while ensuring product quality and consistency.
  • Establish and iterate on engineering planning and controls in order to produce consistent and repeatable product from print start through customer delivery.
  • Support root-cause analysis techniques to troubleshoot printability issues.
  • Own additive process qualification efforts specific to product as they mature.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.Required for the Additive Manufacturing Engineer
    • BS degree in manufacturing, mechanical engineering, materials science, metallurgy or related discipline from an accredited institution.
    • 2 years experience working in metal additive manufacturing.Preferred for the Additive Manufacturing Engineer
      • Proficiency in SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD software.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Family (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Project).
      • Strong background in the interpretation of engineering drawings, specifications and manufacturing processes.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Ability to prioritize and focus in a dynamic team oriented environment.
      • Familiarity with metal powder production.
      • Experience in modeling techniques, including CAD, MATLAB, Finite Element, or other simulation tools
      • Experience with materials characterization equipment for mechanical/chemical/structural analysis. For example: Optical Metallography, SEM, XRD, Tensile testing
      • Familiarity with additive process and/or product development.
      • Strong oral and written communication skills.
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
      • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
      • Ability to lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
      • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
      • Effective problem identification and solution skills.
      • Proven analytical and organizational ability.
      • Strong problem-solving skills.
      • Outside-the-box thinker - creative.
      • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles.
      • Detail-oriented.
      • Passionate about additive and related technologies.Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Keywords: Carpenter Technology, Decatur , Engineer III - Additive Manufacturing, Engineering , Decatur, Alabama

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