ELECTRON OPTICS ANALYST at Howmet Aerospace in Whitehall, Michigan

Posted in General Business 28 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Howmet Aerospace is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and power generation industries. The Company's key market areas include hot section jet engine and industrial gas turbine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance in a diverse range of applications. Howmet Aerospace is taking a central role in producing the next generation of more fuel-efficient, reliable, and advanced turbine engines across commercial flight, defense, and power generation industries. For more information, visit www.howmet.com . Follow @howmet: Twitter , Instagram , Facebook , LinkedIn and YouTube .

The ELECTRON OPTICS ANALYST role will be based at the Howmet Research Center, located in Whitehall, MI. The position's basic responsibilities include;

  • Perform routine operation of Scanning Electron Microscopy and related equipment in support of product and process qualification.
  • Work as part of a diverse team of Engineers and Scientist providing microstructural analysis, high temperature alloy characterization, and failure analysis support to Howmet facilities globally.
  • Continued learning and development of expertise in scanning electron microscopy and industry trends.
  • Develop and perform analysis and preparation methodologies in response to new business challenges or needs.
  • Oversee and coordinate electron optics equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Basic Qualifications:

    • B.S. Degree in Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or Ceramic Engineering from an accredited institution.
    • Minimum of one 1 year of experience with metallurgical analysis and preparation techniques.
    • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
    • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

    Preferred Qualifications:


    • M.S. Degree in Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or Ceramic Engineering from an accredited institution.
    • 2 years of experience in Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS).
    • 1 years of experience in aerospace coatings or failure analysis.

    • Experience with sample preparation and microstructural evaluation of high temperature or light weight alloys.
    • Experience with investment casting or forging production processes.

    Experience with Wavelength Dispersive Spectroscopy (WDS) and Electron Backscatter diffraction (EBSD).