Sr Materials Engineer

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Company :
Oshkosh Corporation

Location :
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Expiry Date :
Sat, 06 Feb 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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At Oshkosh, we build, serve and protect people and communities around the world by designing and manufacturing some of the toughest specialty trucks and access equipment. We employ over 15,000 team members all united by a common purpose. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day. Summary Highly developed subject matter expertise in ferrous and aluminum alloy production, materials and process selection for engineering designs. Support manufacturing and suppliers corporate wide, maximize metallographic and fractographic interpretation and have a solid foundation of OEM failure analysis. Essential_Duties_And_Responsibilities * Support supervisor and corporation through the execution of job assignments, consisting of the analysis and testing of various materials with a focus on steel and aluminum alloys and processes * Communicate the results of analysis activity in both concise written and oral formats * Utilize various materials and process engineering tools to acquire data for reports that a novice customer can understand, metallograph, stereo microscope, microhardness indenter, semi-automatic metallographic grinder/polisher, metallographic sample molder, standard and precision cut-off saws, 35mm camera, Keyence Digital Microscope, ultrasonic cleaner, Q-U-V chamber, and Salt fog chambers * Proficient and capable of maximizing the use of metallography sample preparation, etching, and microstructural interpretation * Proficient in and the ability to execute material failure analysis methodology * Conduct and monitor product qualification test programs on different materials and processes, i.e., adhesives/sealants, polymer matrix composites, abrasion resistant materials, metal matrix composites, etc. * Working knowledge of industry standards including but not limited to SAE, ASTM, MIL-DTL, ASME,AMS, AGMA * Interface with customers, suppliers, and manufacturing under pressure to keep production moving * Highly proficient in the operation and interpretation of scanning electron microscopy with SDD EDAX and EBSD detectors * Experience with metallographic image analysis tools and techniques * Utilize FTIR micro and macroscope to identify materials samples using comparative analysis with system library * Utilize Load frames for metals and polymers to identify mechanical properties * Working Understanding of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials, fracture mechanics * Working knowledge of high strain rate material testing for ballistic characterization is a plus Basic_Qualifications * Bachelor s degree in Materials and Process Engineering, Materials Science or Metallurgical Engineering * 3-Years related industry experience * An openness to share and listen to ideas of co-workers and provide a positive contribution to the group Preferred_Qualifications * Experience with Failure Analysis Methodology of various materials with emphasis on ferrous and aluminum alloy systems * Ability to provide detailed cause of failure and be able to understand the load case to which the component is exposed and provide recommendations on how to prevent failures from occurring in the future * Provide direction to the various business segments to prevent failures during customer operation * Delight the customer with solid, easily understandable results and communicate ideas on an even playing field to achieve complete understanding and execution of materials and process changes Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: or . Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application. Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation’s legal duty to furnish information. Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum. 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