Rolls-Royce is now looking for an Engineer - Materials & Processes, Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMC) in Cypress, LA (USA)

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Oct 2, 2014
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As the Materials & Processes Engineer at the Rolls-Royce High Temperature Composites facility, you will be working on the development, maturation and implementation of Ceramic Matrix Composite (CMC) technology for incorporation into the next generation of turbine engine components.

Rolls-Royce is a world-leading creator of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air. A leader in the novel application of Ceramic Matrix Composites, our High Temperature Composites team is growing very quickly at the frontline of the company's strategic development. This is truly a culture of growth, innovation and applied problem solving, dedicated to making a high impact on the larger business over the next 5-10 years and beyond.

Rolls-Royce has a broad customer base comprising 600 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft and helicopter operators, 160 armed forces, more than 2,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and energy customers in 120 countries. Rolls-Royce is a technology leader, employing 38,000 people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in 50 countries.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Develop and characterize ceramic matrix composites
  • Implement computational methods for understanding complex material systems and improving CMC manufacturing process
  • Competence executing process study plans, including the coordination of suppliers
  • Capable of analyzing production & design data, characterizing materials and creating technical reports
  • Plan and execute technical projects including working with external companies, universities and government agencies
  • Work within an integrated product team environment with resources across the country and around the world
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally up to 10%

Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and 2 years of experience with ceramic matrix composites, OR
  • Master’s degree in Materials, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, OR
  • PhD in Engineering or Materials Science
  • In order to be eligible for consideration you must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience in process modeling and computational methods
  • Experience in Chemical Vapor Infiltration and other SiC/SiC Ceramic Matrix Composite processing methods
  • Technical leadership background within an engineering role
  • Ability to direct manufacturing process development efforts
  • Six sigma and/or LEAN knowledge
  • ISO9001 / AS9100 experience

Pioneer the next generation of innovation. Join us and you’ll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for its brilliance.

Beyond tomorrow
We are an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we’ll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realize their full potential.

Close Date: January 15, 2021

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