Associate Process Engineer

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

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Associate Process Engineer


Dayton, OH 

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Job Description:

This position is located at the Advanced Technology and Training Center (ATTC) in Dayton, OH, at the University of Dayton Research Institute. The position will support the Additive Manufacturing Operations Group and will report to the Additive Manufacturing Process Engineering Team Lead. This role will create CAD models and additive manufacturing build files to support material property development and/or product development processes and will create the associated manufacturing routers for processing builds. The position will also help maintain overall processes in the Operations areas by tracking maintenance and preventative maintenance of equipment within the process, assisting with process improvement initiatives for contract deliverables and continuous improvement, and updating procedures and training documentation for additive manufacturing processes. The successful candidate will have interest in additive manufacturing and process engineering. This position may also be responsible for assisting with special projects. The majority of work will support government customers, but some industry partners will be supported as well.

Minimum Qualifications

• BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Aerospace, Chemical, Materials, Industrial, or equivalent) OR In the absence of a degree, 4 years of direct, relevant work experience is required.
• Familiar with data collection, analysis, and problem-solving.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Attention to detail.
• Effective interpersonal communication skills within a multi-disciplinary team.
• Due to the nature of this position, US citizenship is required.

(R2) - Must meet minimums for R1 in addition to:
• BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Aerospace, Chemical, Materials, Industrial, or equivalent) and 3+ years of relevant experience OR MS BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Aerospace, Chemical, Materials, Industrial, or equivalent) and 2+ years of relevant experience OR in the absence of a degree, 7 years of direct, relevant work experience is required.
• Experience with CAD software packages.

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• Experience with polymer and/or metal additive manufacturing (FDM, Powder Bed Fusion, etc.)
• Engineering experience with aircraft and/or vehicle technology including ground support equipment.
• 1+ year of engineering/technical product design, hardware ownership, or manufacturing/ machining operations experience.
• Familiar with various manufacturing processes such as casting, NC machining, forging, welding, and heat treat.
• Familiar with Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) methodologies.
• Experience with quality engineering and processes including quality management systems such as AS9100 and/or ISO9001.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.


Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.