Materials and Process Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Materials and Process Engineer to join a diverse, highly-skilled team to create unique solutions for complex problems involving advanced sensors and research systems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective intelligence, engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Advanced Materials Product Group is a research and development focused group of scientists and engineers specializing in advanced hardware-based solutions. The Materials and Process Engineer will support design and development projects across the Dynetics/DTS portfolio to include but not limited to ground based advanced sensors for space applications, flight vehicle structures, and novel materials development activities. The individual will be responsible for specification and selection of materials for use in composite, metallic and cable assembly products. Responsibilities will include coordination with customer M&P organizations, assurance of acceptable material selection, and coordination with suppliers.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Development of Materials and Process selection and implementation plans

• Performance of M&P requirements verification

• Support of Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation (NDT/NDE) activities to address government and industry requirements

• Preparation and implementation of corrosion protection plans

• Generation of Material Usage Agreements (MUAs)

• Support of materials test planning, execution and evaluation

• Support development of procurement requirements of materials

• Review of material critical drawings

• Other M&P tasks as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's of Science in an Engineering field or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Candidate must have 3+ years of experience directly applicable to the aerospace industry materials and processes discipline.

Candidate must have hands-on laboratory experience with materials testing equipment and instrumentation.

Candidate must have a working knowledge of the relationships between materials processing, structure, and properties.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience interfacing with both designers and material vendors in order to assure on-time and on-budget receipt of critical components.

Candidate must have working knowledge of electrical cable assemblies and the materials challenges associated with them.


Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams in a highly dynamic environment

Candidate must have effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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