Mechanical Engineer Additive Manufacturing Research (Experienced)
- Sandia National Laboratories
- Location: Albuquerque, NM
- Job Number: 7066385 (Ref #: 671945)
- Posting Date: May 21, 2020
Job DescriptionAre you passionate about metal additive manufacturing research? Consider joining our group and make a difference! We are seeking highly motivated mechanical engineer to contribute in a multi-disciplinary team with multiple partners, organizations, and collaborations. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Plans, conceives, conducts, or manages research and development of metal additive manufacturing for Sandia's customers and sponsors + Develop and lead research programs on the process, properties, and performance of AM Metals + Write professional proposals related to advanced manufacturing + Communicate results as presentations, reports, and technical papers. + Work as part of a results-oriented team comprised of technologists, students, postdoctoral appointees, and staff to meet results + Provide consultation in support of Sandia's Missions
+ PhD in mechanical engineering, materials engineering, or related field plus a bachelor’s in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). + Experience metal additive manufacturing research programs and design for metal additive manufacturing + Experience with manufacturing and process characterization techniques + Experience writing technical proposals and a record of publishing in peer reviewed journals and presenting research at technical conferences + Able to acquire and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance
+ Hands-on experience with Additive Manufacturing of Metals using powder bed methods + Experience leading and contributing to multi-disciplinary teams with multiple partners, organizations, and collaborations. + Solid interpersonal skills + Able to work independently and in a dynamic team setting
Our team provides scientific and engineering expertise in the areas of thin films, thermal spray deposition, cold spray deposition, vacuum system/component fabrication, laser machining and surface modification, precision engineering, and additive manufacturing for the Laboratories. Over 25 elements as well as numerous compounds and alloys can be deposited by sputter deposition and electron beam evaporation. Thin film properties can also be characterized. Precision engineering includes the design and fabrication of miniature and meso-scale devices, electrical discharge machining (EDM), diamond and laser machining, laser etching, micro-metrology, as well as technical consulting. Metal additive manufacturing capabilities include powder bed, LENS, and wire technologies. Our staff supports a variety of programs and is highly engaged in providing collaborative, innovative materials science and systems-based engineering solutions.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs: + Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide + Extraordinary co-workers + Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world + Career advancement and enrichment opportunities + Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance* _World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov *These benefits vary by job classification.
Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.