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Materials Engineer - Intermediate - 844

Auburn Hills, Michigan
Job Title: Materials Engineer - Intermediate - 844
Location: Auburn Hills, Michigan


Non-Destructive Evaluation Lab Engineer

The candidate will be performing laboratory testing of materials on a daily basis. This will include metallography, chemistry, mechanical properties, and non-destructive evaluation. The candidate should have a strong basis of the fundamentals of material science & engineering, enjoy working in a laboratory environment and working with their hands. Knowledge of steel, cast iron, aluminum, plastics, and composites are essential. An understanding of processes such as heat treatment, casting, welding, and injection molding and the effects on the properties on materials are also essential. The candidate must have a background in metallographic techniques, with the ability to interpret microstructures of cast iron, cast aluminum, and steel.


The candidate should have American Society of Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) certification as a Level II in Liquid Penetrant Testing, Magnetic Particle Inspection, and Radiographic Testing. The Radiographic testing should include experience in digital radiography.  The minimum educational requirement is an associate degree in Non-Destructive Testing Technology, Materials Science, Metallurgy, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college. 

Preferred requirements would be Level III certification in Liquid Penetrant Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, and Radiographic Testing.  The Radiographic experience should include experience in digital radiography with some exposure to computed tomography reconstruction. The candidate should also have level II certification in Visual Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Eddy Current Testing, and Acoustic Emission Testing.  The candidate would have a BS in Material Science and Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.

Proficient in Non-Destructive Testing in the fields of Radiography, Magnetic Particle Insection, Liquid Penetrant Inspection, Ultrasonic Testing, Eddy Current Testing, Resonant Frequency Testing

1. B.S. or advanced degree in Mechanical, Material Science & Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering from an ABET Accredited University.
2. 0 to 5 years of experience working in a materials engineering lab performing metallography, scanning electron Microscopy, mechanical properties testing
3. The candidate must understand how to use a metallography, perform image analysis, and understand how to etch different materials and interpret microstructures.

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