GE Senior Transducer Material Scientist in Shannon, Ireland
GE Oil & Gas
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Posted Position Title
Senior Transducer Material Scientist
Materials and Production Planning
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available Ireland
As a Senior Transducer Materials Scientist, you will be required to understand, communicate, and apply the fundamental material science that drives performance, delivers value and drives differentiation to our customers in the area of ultrasonic transduces. The candidate will be responsible of following:
Apply knowledge of acoustic materials and manufacturing process used in the production of ultrasonic transducers and piezoelectric composites minimizing cost and maximizing commercial value
Work closely with manufacturing and ceramic processing operations to ensure proper capacity, yields and quality
Identify, quantity, and communicate improvement opportunities in technology and advance manufacturing that drive commercial success.
Ensure design changes are validated, risks are quantified, and cost impacts have been assessed prior to implementation
Be responsible for on-time and on-budget development of quality components
Provide technical guidance and solutions to optimize cost competitiveness, quality, and cycle time of products
Ensure proper documentation of technical data is generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Participate as a reviewer in technical and program reviews
Evaluate new product needs and develop advanced technology roadmaps including technology solutions, P / E investment, and overall technology strategy
Investigate and resolve technical issues that arise in the transducer ceramic manufacturing process.
Leverage problem solving and development methodologies to systematically carry out experiments to ensure the implementation of well characterized and optimized processes and materials
Mentor others in the organization
Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Science, or related discipline from an accredited college or university or equivalent knowledge and experience
Proven years of experience in design, manufacturing, or related experience
Experience in piezoelectric composite and ultrasonic probe design
Experience with thermosets and adhesives
PhD in Material Science, or related discipline from an accredited college or university or equivalent knowledge and experience
Experience working with plating systems
Demonstrated the ability to work with global teams
Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Effective at managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines
Demonstrated strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
Ability and willingness to work effectively as part of a high performance, cross-functional team to drive impactful results
Understanding of safety, cost, and schedule risk mitigation for new processes and technologies
Six Sigma training or equivalent Quality training