Lockheed Martin Senior Material Engineering in Palmdale, California
The well qualified candidate possesses full knowledge of advanced metamaterial fabrication from raw material to finished product. This expertise may be evidenced by academic coursework or equivalent experience.
The candidate will possess a firm understanding of supporting topics including: material processing, kitting, adhesive application, part fabrication, bagging, sanding, Gerber cutting of materials, and the QA process.
The candidate will have practical skills that allow him/her to make hands-on contributions in the above fields. The candidate should be very comfortable working with autoclaves, ovens, Gerber cutters, Shear, and TMI machine. The candidate is expected to help develop different resin systems, participate in testing and qualification of new resin systems.
The candidate should have strong communication skills. A demonstrated ability to communicate both verbally and in writing is required. The candidate is expected to provide direction and training to new team members, manage laboratory activities, overseeing material inventory/processes, maintain electronic HAZTRAK material usage, provide process and leadership directions on IRAD/CRAD projects, and support ESH and Security audits.
Professional and practical material experiences in lieu of four-year degree is acceptable.
Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
Basic Qualifications 5+ years Hands-On Low Observable (LO) Material Application Experience F-22 & F-35 Material Experience Core Coating / Milling Aircraft Paint & Final Finishes Autoclave/Oven Experience
Desired skills Team Leadership Skills Material Test and Development IRAD/CRAD Experience Advanced Specialty Material Development Bachelor's degree.
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Job Location(s): Palmdale California