Material & Process Technical Professional
Job Overview: As a Material and Process (“M&P”) Technical Professional, the selected candidate will play a crucial role in the design and manufacturing of space hardware. This position involves the careful selection and development of mechanical parts, materials, and processes to meet the stringent physical and chemical requirements imposed by the space environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for addressing various challenges, such as charging (ESD), EMI, outgassing/contamination, atomic oxygen attack, corrosion, stress-corrosion effects, radiation effects, UV degradation, etc., in a cost-effective manner to support medium-size to large production.
Material and Process Selection: Utilize vendor documentations, scientific literature, analyses, and tests to guide the selection and development of materials and processes that meet space environment requirements.
Design Support: Provide engineering solutions by actively participating in concurrent engineering efforts, ensuring the integration of materials and processes into the hardware design.
Issue Resolution: Address challenges related to charging, EMI, outgassing, corrosion, and other environmental factors, ensuring cost-effective and reliable solutions.
Cross-Departmental Collaboration: Communicate effectively with multiple departments, including Engineering, Procurement, Quality Assurance, and Manufacturing, providing technical support and expertise.
Qualification Testing: Oversee and participate in the qualification testing of selected materials and processes to ensure compliance with space hardware requirements.
Skills and Attributes:
This position offers a challenging and dynamic opportunity for an experienced professional to contribute to the success of space hardware manufacturing through the application of advanced materials and processes.