Sr. Materials & Process Engineer

Moog Inc. East Aurora , NY 14052

Posted 9 months ago

Moog Inc, was founded in 1951 when Bill Moog had one product and a vision of company culture so strong that it became the foundation of the company that we are today. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our engineers to collaborate and produce cutting edge technology, as well as aiding our business in the ability to share goals and achieve them together. Our lines of precision motion control technology can be seen at the forefront of military and commercial aircraft markets, space exploration, and oil and gas markets to name a few.

Moog, Inc. is hiring for a Senior Materials & Process Engineer in East Aurora, NY

The Senior Materials & Process Engineer is an integral part of our engineering team delivering highly complex electro-mechanical, mechanical, and hydro-mechanical components and systems for flight actuation applications to our Industrial, Space & Defense and Aircraft groups.

You will provide technical assistance, and other materials-related support, particularly in the areas of liaison with engineering and operations departments and outside vendors who do heat treating, chemical coating and other material processing. You will perform failure analyses, engage in problem-solving activities and recommend materials and processes suitable for producing and improving complex parts and assemblies.

The scope of your duties will extend to all areas and business sectors of Moog Inc, globally. You will also have primary accountability for technical support of the Company's materials needs and provide solutions to related problems.

As a Senior Materials & Process Engineer, you can expect to work on

  • Recommend materials and material processes for new designs

  • Perform failure analyses on products and parts that failed in the field and during qualification testing

  • Contribute to the development of new product requirements through consulting with customers and sales personnel

  • Validate conceptual problem solutions through trade studies and by applying sound engineering principles

  • Support programs and participate in presentations to customers, as necessary

  • Represent Moog in a manner consistent with its leading-edge technical reputation

  • Document investigations, analyses, and test results with accurate and concise reports

A successful candidate will have

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Technology with 10 years of relevant experience or Masters with 8 years of relevant experience in Materials/Metallurgy and Heat Treating, required.

  • Experience in the following disciplines is helpful but not required: Chemical/Chemistry/Electro-Chemical, Electrical/Electronics Materials, Polymers, Welding, Ceramic, Physics, Industrial and Mechanical, Nondestructive Evaluation, Forensic Analytical Science.

  • Material selection criteria for a wide variety of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and product applications

  • Material production methods and the way manufacturing variations can affect material performance (forging vs machining, VAR vs ESR, press quenching vs conventional quenching, carburizing vs nitriding)

  • Heat treating steel, stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, and copper alloys / Training of Heat Treat Operators / Writing and approving Heat Treat procedures ensuring specification compliance.

  • Surface finishing processes such as thin dense and hard chromium plating, copper plating, cadmium plating, passivation, anodizing, etc.

  • Non-destructive and destructive inspection techniques for such materials as high strength aluminum alloys, stainless steels, ultra-high strength/temperature alloys, titanium, electrical alloys, and a variety of alloy steels

  • Expertise and hands on experience with the following equipment is required: SEM, Metallographic Microscope, Sample Prep equipment, precision cut off saws, sample mounting units, polishing systems, XRF, Stereoscopes and Digital Imaging. In addition, expertise of the following equipment would be beneficial: FTIR, GC/MS, Auger, TEM, X-Ray, CT Scan.

  • Good communication and customer service skills.

  • Have self-starting instincts, strong analytical skills, and a passion for continuous improvement.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity


About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog's invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.

Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.

Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers' most difficult technical challenges.

But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work.

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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