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Material Engineer

Company: Amsted Industries
Location: vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Materials Engineer is part of the Metals Engineering Team that is responsible for developing aluminum, ductile iron and gray iron products as well as out-sourced components made from a variety of materials and coatings. The Materials Engineer will be responsible for development of materials, processes, and engineering specifications, ensuring successful launch to production. This role will support the quality team and perform metallurgical evaluations, as well as collaborate with engineering, ConMet plants, suppliers, QA and customers on new technology, products, processes that enhance product performance and value. The Materials Engineer will investigate opportunities for improving existing materials, processes, equipment, adherence to specifications, and technology for attaining cost reduction and continuous improvement goals.

This role will be based at ConMet's corporate headquarters in Vancouver, Washington.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide companywide expertise and guidance on the development, selection, use, testing, and failure analysis of key materials for new and existing products - primarily cast aluminum, cast iron, and various steels.
  • Lead projects to improve existing and investigate new materials, processes, equipment, and technology.
  • Lead internal failure analysis activities, incorporating outside resources as needed.
  • Support the advanced quality planning process for new product designs.
  • Support the development and improvement of strategic suppliers
  • Collaborate with plant and process teams to align product requirements with core processes and process development

Who Is ConMet?

ConMet is a leading global manufacturer of wheel hub assemblies, interior and exterior plastics, and aluminum casting components for the commercial vehicle industry. With innovative products, such as PreSet Plus SmartHub, and PreSet Plus Electric Hub, ConMet is the undisputed leader in the development of lightweight, high performance products for the heavy-duty truck and trailer industry.

ConMet is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A., with 14 additional locations throughout North America and China. While ConMet is an ISO 9001, ISO 9002 and TS 16949 Certified Manufacturer, they are also recognized as a quality supplier, having earned more than thirty awards and recognitions for excellence.

For more information about our company, visit our web site at www.conmet.com . ConMet is a subsidiary of Chicago-based Amsted Industries ( www.amsted.com ), one of the worlds largest transportation component manufacturers, and one of America's largest 100% employee-owned (ESOP) companies.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Excellent base salary and targeted annual bonus structure
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical/dental/vision coverage, life and disability protection
  • Innovative vacation plan
  • Participation (100% company paid) in the ConMet/Amsted Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Company 401k program
  • Wellness reimbursement (up to $50 per month)

ConMet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Amsted Industries, Vancouver , Material Engineer, Other , vancouver, Washington

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