190478 - Material and Process Engineer
Industry
ENG
Region
VA-Virginia
City
Culpeper
State
VA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
6 months
Description


Chipton Ross is seeking a Materials and Process Engineer for an opening in Culpeper, VA

Responsibilities
This Associate Engineer position will support Materials and Processes Engineering in Culpeper, VA. This individual performs assignments in the propulsion field as directed by supervision with a working knowledge of other related disciplines (thermal, structural, ballistics). Responsible for supporting (technical), organizing (cost and schedule), and implementing tasks directed by a Technical Manager (Department Manager, Technical Fellow, or equivalent) and providing chemical guidance. Specifying chemical testing, evaluation of data, and preparing and presenting reports of results are typical of the job function.
30% - Evaluate and implement tractable solutions to technical problems in production or during development involving the utilization of chemistry and chemical analysis techniques.

30% - Technically responsible for planning (technical), organizing (cost and schedule), and conducting technical projects covering a broad range of technical topics under the guidance of a Technical Manager.

25% - Develop, plan, and promote projects independently for the implementation of novel technical approaches and cutting edge technologies.

15% - Consolidate results, prepare findings for reports and present results.

Requirements
Knowledge of chemical principles, thermodynamics, polymer chemistry, structure/property relationships, kinetics, and data analysis is essential.
Experience with energetic materials, statistical analysis, programming and experimental set-up and data acquisition is a plus.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
Work place may include areas where a wide variety of chemical materials are used and stored. May involve potential exposure to variable noise levels. Must customarily have a high consciousness for personnel and equipment safety. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, shop coat, and respirator. Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Education
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Material Science preferred.

Work Schedule
Must be able to work 1st or 2nd shift, 9/80 schedule


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Christophor Long
clong@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.