METALLURGIST ENGINEER- MATERIALS LIFE SPECIALIST(Job Number: HRA0001EV)
Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
This position is responsible for developing, implementing and executing strategic life management plans for Life Limited Parts of aircraft gas turbine engine as a project leader, member or consultant in accordance with company’s business strategies. Responsibilities will include defining the project requirements, developing the go-forward plan, and driving the approved plan forward in order to establish LCF Life Assessment Technique for Life-Limited Parts such as disks, shafts in aircraft gas turbine engines.
This will include formulating the Engineering Plan for Life-Limited Parts in compliance with Aviation Standards in the United States by constructing theories and running a series of substantiation test. Clarifying manufacturing parameters which affect the life of a part, defining the requirements in manufacturing control items required for quality assurance, and develop the go-forward plan including specifications, and drive the approved plan forward. Candidates will need to have experience and understand the technical elements required to construct the material database used in designing an aircraft gas turbine engine and in evaluating life, defining the requirements, formulate the go-forward plan, and drive the approved plan forward. Included in technical elements are statistical data analysis techniques, building approximation formulas, and data compensation method.
Additional responsibilities will include establishing a Material Database for calculating the lives of high-temperature rotating parts. Clarifying technical elements required to construct the material testing laboratory in compliance with ASTM and other aviation standards, defining the requirements, formulating the go-forward plan, and drive the approved plan forward. Additionally, candidates will be responsible for processing specimens, controlling test equipment and test methods, and establishing in-house specs and establishing a Material Testing Laboratory and leading activities in the lab on an ongoing basis.
Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy, Materials Engineering or a related fieldand a minimum of 8 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Background must includeKnowledge in fracture mechanics, microstructure based property prediction, and damage model development as well as knowledge in titanium manufacturing process, metallographic structure, mechanical property and quality systems. Experience operating in a lead role in a metallurgy lab is desired. Proficient PC Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other technical software) and excellent communication/interpersonal skills required. Travel and the ability to work overtime may be required.#LI-ND1