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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Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? UDRI invites qualified candidates to apply for our Associate Process Engineer opening!

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 assisting with process improvement initiatives for contract deliverables, continuous improvement, and updating procedures and training documentation for additive manufacturing processes. The position will also have responsibilities in AM post processing, which includes fixture design, machining plans, etc. The successful candidate will have an 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 occasionally outside industry partners will be supported as well.

Minimum Qualifications

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
• Demonstrated 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 R1 minimums in addition to:
• BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Aerospace, Chemical, Materials, Industrial, or equivalent) and 3+ years of relevant experience OR MS 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 (Fused Filament Manufacturing, Laser Powder Bed Fusion, etc.)
• Experience using SOLIDWORKS
• Engineering experience with aerospace 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, CNC machining, molding, 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.

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.