Sr Materials Engineer

Meritor   •  

Troy, MI

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 236 days ago

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Job Description

Optimize the materials and processes used in the manufacture of Meritor components. This positionreports to the Supervisor/Manager of Materials Engineering or the Chief Engineer of Materials Engineering.

Job Requirements

•Designates accountabilities required for a Materials Engineer.
•Thorough knowledge of Meritor product lines and manufacturing processes.
•Research and development
•Ability to resolve metallurgical issues independently
•Ability to coach others
•Conduct Audit Surveys and otherwise work with suppliers to improve product and service.
•Perform materials characterization for the purpose of failure resolution and product improvement.
•Consistently drives for improvements by demonstrating the ability to use all resources to eliminate roadblocks to product improvements/changes.
•Provide materials engineering support to the design, manufacturing, and procurement staffs
•Conduct Audit Surveys and otherwise work with suppliers to improve product and service.
•Maintain Material & Process Specifications
•Expand expertise in Materials Engineering and Manufacturing Operations.
•Build links to customers – Establish good working relationships with customers.


Fosters Open Communication\:
Promotes open discussion of ideas; provides others with open access to information and encourages information flow across boundaries.

Drives for Improvement\:
Creates an environment where no one tolerates complacency; eliminates roadblocks, and inefficiencies; uses metrics and performance measures to track progress; redesigns systems and processes to increase effectiveness; drives rigorous internal and external benchmarking of performance.

Is committed to Customers\:
Meets commitments to internal and external customers; seeks and uses feedback from customers; focuses the organization on efforts that add significant value to customers.

Drives for Business Results\:
Establishes aggressive financial goals; achieves strong results and outstanding accomplishments; balances long-term objectives with near-term financial objectives; balances the needs of employees, customer, shareowners, and community.

Coaches Others\:
Accurately identifies strengths and development needs in others; gives clear, motivating, and constructive feedback; coaches others in the development of their skills; provides challenging assignments; adapts approach to motivate each individual.

Possesses Technical Excellence\:
Is a credible technical leader; keeps up to date on professional/technical developments; develops an appropriate depth of expertise in technical areas; supports the development of technical excellence in others; is willing to try novel approaches to solve technical problems.


•M.S. in Metallurgy and/or Materials Science and Engineering is required (B.S. considered if accompanied by related experience and/or outstanding achievement).
•Minimum of 5 years of relevant metallurgical experience in manufacturing, product design and/or fracture analysis.
•Thorough understanding of ferrous metallurgy
•Must have excellent organization and communication skills.
•Understanding of quality systems.
•Project management experience and International exposure is preferred.