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Materials Engineer, X-ray Diffraction

Company: Raytheon
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Date Posted:2022-06-17-07:00Country:United States of AmericaLocation:PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USAPratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight-designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we're seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious. Come ready to explore and you'll find a place where your talent takes flight-beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we'll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that's evolving fast to the future.Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?Job Overview:X-ray diffraction (XRD) plays a critical role in new material design and development, engine safety/failure analysis, manufacturing process optimization, and quality control. The Materials Characterization Team is seeking an Engineer to develop and apply X-ray diffraction tools (such as phase identification, phase quantification, crystallographic texture analysis, line profile analysis, strain and stress measurements) to various aerospace materials linking microstructural/crystallographic features to jet engine hardware performance.The Engineer will collaborate with inter-disciplinary teams across Pratt and Whitney, such as new Materials Development, Failure Analysis, Design/Structures, Quality, and Manufacturing. The candidate will solve complex problems impacting new materials technology development, determining root cause for Engine Safety and Field Investigations, and Manufacturing support issues.The candidate will work closely with a team of experts to define how to develop novel characterization solutions to solve these problems, execute to plan, where results are often unexpected and require further investigations and collaboration.Key Responsibilities:Partner with team members and internal collaborators to define phase identification/quantification and texture data need.Then, develop and execute the plan on-time and using agreed-upon resourcesExecute data collection and analysis of using in-house diffractometers or via external collaborationsCollaborate with universities/suppliers/government institutions to expand current available capabilities and develop state-of-the-art methods to implement into practiceSupport the XRD Knowledge Generation and Transfer to ensure effective retention of learnings and findingsBasic Qualifications:BS in Materials Science or Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering and 5 years prior experienceExperience with XRD measurement and analysis; or Advanced Degree in a related field andminimum 3 years experienceUS Citizen or US Person Status required due to government contractPreferred Qualifications:Experience with the X-ray diffraction data collection strategies (Bragg-Brentano, parallel beam, micro-diffraction, grazing angle diffraction, etc.) and optics (divergent optics, mirrors, monochromators, mono-, poly-capillaries, collimators, point/line/area detectors, etc.)Experience with the X-ray diffraction data analysis (Phase ID, Rietveld refinement, Strain/Stress measurement, crystallographic orientation and texture measurements, line profile analysis, etc.)6-Sigma Green Belt CertificationAerospace industry experience is an assetWhat is my role type?In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We've introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee's personal responsibility.Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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, age or any other federally protected class.Privacy Policy and Terms:Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

Keywords: Raytheon, East Hartford , Materials Engineer, X-ray Diffraction, Other , East Hartford, Connecticut

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