Materials Engineer / Scientist

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Website Minerals Technologies

Minerals Technologies

Company : Minerals Technologies

Country: United States

Location : Easton, Pennsylvania

Post: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 20:48:46 GMT

Expires: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) is a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. The Company has three reportable segments: Specialty Minerals, Performance Materials, and Refractories.

MTI provides a business environment and promotes a culture that encourages all employees to contribute to our success. We have long been committed to the recruitment and advancement of the most talented and qualified people. We recognize that MTI’s ability to provide the highest caliber of products and services is enhanced by a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities and countries in which we work.

What We Offer:

· Competitive pay, commensurate with experience

· Health/Dental/Vision plans

· 401k company match

· Life Insurance

· Short Term Disability & Long-Term Disability

· Educational Assistance

· Employee Assistance Plan

Position: Materials Engineer / Scientist

Location: North America | USA | Easton, PA

Minteq International Inc. is the premier supplier of engineered refractory lining systems, metallurgical wire products, bulk calcium and calcium alloy products, refractory measurement systems, and advanced carbon products.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Materials Egineer / Scientist at our Easton, PA location. Based on education and experience, the Materials Engineer / Scientist is recognized as an expert in a particular field of technology, application, and/or development. Spends roughly equal amounts of time executing experiments and analyzing and reporting data.

Join a dynamic and diverse Research & Development team on the cutting edge of monolithic refractory product development. The team is located in a fully staffed laboratory in the Lehigh Valley with the latest analytical instruments and refractory application equipment. If you are interested in developing advanced materials and the automated processes to apply those materials this is the opportunity for you.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Manages multiple projects without requiring detailed direction or frequent input from supervisor.
Primarily focused on New Product Development including the development of automated / robotic equipment for application and installation.
Conducts projects by planning and executing experiments in the lab, pilot plant or field, including the analysis, conclusions, implementation/deployment plans, and the communication of data across the business, partners, & customers.
Lead and supports projects.
Manages the completion of projects through others that they may or may not supervise directly.
Participates in preparing and delivering presentations to external customers and senior management.
Leads and promotes activities relating to key company initiatives: EHS, OE, Expense Reduction, and New Product Development.
Generates ideas for new technology development that support business growth plans
Promotes business area through involvement with technical associations and presentations.
Reviews competing technologies and develops technologies to support business strategy.
Reviews and understands intellectual properties landscape of technical area of focus (monolithic refractories, application methods, application equipment, automated & robotic equipment, steel processing, steel refining, etc.)

The requirements listed in the sections that follow are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions (primary duties) of the job.

Core Employee Competencies

Promotes Safety
Continuous Improvement
Fast, Focused and Fundamental
Job knowledge
Results Oriented
Critical Thinking

Research and Development Competencies

Business Acumen
Analysis/Lab Operations
Project Management
Presentation Skills
Knowledge Management Skills
Design of Experiments
Field Trials
Report Writing/Documentation
Patent and Technical Literature Awareness


BS in Science or Engineering (Materials) plus previous lab/field experience required. Advanced degree in Science or Engineering preferred. Speaks, reads, writes, and understands local language – and English.

Physical Requirements

Ability to travel, sometimes frequently and/or for extended periods by air and car.
Ability to perform physical and chemical experiments and tests in a lab, pilot plant, or plant setting
Ability to operate a computer
Ability to lift at least 50lbs



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