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Materials & Failure Analysis Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Marietta, GA
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Job Details

As a member of the Materials, NDI, and Failure Analysis Group within the Ground Test Labs, the selected candidate will provide materials testing and analysis related support to Engineering and Production for Lockheed Martin aircraft products. The candidate will also support other groups within the lab as needed to perform various types of investigative analysis and tests. Candidate will become familiar with and use the following laboratory preparation, testing and analysis techniques:
• Rockwell Hardness Testing
• Microhardness Testing
• Metallurgical Sample Preparation
• Metallography
• Optical Microscopy
• Macro Photography
• Scanning Electron Microscopy
• Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis
• Electrical Conductivity Testing
• Handheld X-Ray Fluorescence Testing
• Failure Analysis and Detailed Report Preparation
• Various Additional Materials Testing Techniques

Basic Qualifications
Candidate must:
• Be a US citizen and be able to obtain a Department of Defense secret security clearance
• Be willing and able to support extended and off shift work schedules (evenings and weekends) on occasion
• Be willing and able to work in hazardous laboratory environments and with hazardous chemicals/materials (e.g., acids, bases, alkalis, solvents, fuels, aircraft sealants, etc.) and follow all Personal Protective Equipment and safety requirements
• Be willing and able to work in a laboratory environment by themselves or with other team members
• Be able to effectively document and accurately convey technical data within test reports
• Have a Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, or Metallurgical Engineering. If candidate has adequate specific related Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, or Metallurgical Engineering laboratory experience, then candidate may be considered if they have a 4 year science or engineering degree from an accredited institution

Desired skills
• Rockwell Hardness Testing experience
• Microhardness Testing experience
• Metallurgical Sample Preparation experience
• Metallography experience
• Optical Microscopy experience
• Macro Photography experience
• Scanning Electron Microscopy experience
• Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis experience
• Failure Analysis and Detailed Report Preparation experience
• Have good communication skills (written & oral)

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Marietta Georgia