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Materials and Process Engineer (Corrosion)

General Atomics

This is a Full-time position in Imperial Beach, CA posted June 10, 2021.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

(GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Material and Process Engineer with our ASI Division, located in Poway, CA.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide technical expertise in material selection, manufacturing processes, protective finishes, and corrosion prevention for aerospace applications.

Ensure that materials used in GA-ASI designs comply with contractual requirements, Design Manual guidance, Design for Environment (DfE), and the GA-ASI Hazardous Materials Management Plan (HMMP).

Establish and implement Corrosion Prevention and Control Plans (CPCP) and Material and Finish Specifications for new programs.

Develop Technical Manuals for corrosion related inspections, maintenance, and repair operations.

Track corrosion related data and lead Corrosion Prevention Team activities.

Perform failure investigations with emphasis on general corrosion, stress corrosion cracking, and hydrogen embrittlement.

Develop test programs for part, material, and finish evaluations, and production qualification tests, such as salt fog and fungus susceptibility.

Participate in Supplier Quality Audits for metallic processes and finishes.

Job Qualifications: Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; six or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, four or more years of experience with a masters degree, or two or more years with a PhD.

May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.

Prefer degree in materials engineering Prior experience with maritime materials and finishes to minimize the impact of corrosion.

Practical working knowledge of MIL-STD-1568 and DOD Corrosion Prevention and Control Planning Guidebook.

Experience with common civilian and military aerospace materials (ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastics, paints, adhesives/sealants, etc.), manufacturing processes (machining, heat treatment, welding, non-destructive inspection, etc.), and surface finishing techniques (anodize, conversion coatings, passivation, paints, plating, cleaning, abrasive blasting, shot peening, etc.).

Experience with failure investigations and materials characterization laboratory techniques.

Understanding of airworthiness regulations as they pertain to Materials and Processes.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Self-starter able to work independently and responsively to address and close issues quickly.