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Adhesive Materials Scientist

Company: Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Location: Tucson
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Date Posted:2023-01-10-08:00Country:United States of AmericaLocation:AZ807: RMS AP Bldg East Hermans Road Building 807, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USAPosition Role Type:HybridAbout Us: At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges - together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.Job Summary: The Materials Engineering Department, which functions within the Mechanical Products Team, is looking for a pat-time materials scientist with adhesives experience to join our team. This position will offer a qualified candidate the opportunity to serve in a support role to advise and assist adhesive team leads on large scale system level adhesive application projects and train others in fundamentals of adhesive systems. Project support and training will involve application and testing of materials including adhesives, thermal interface materials, polymers, tapes, labels, composites, and various other production materials.You will support project leads involved in all phases of product life cycle (including design, development, and production) for a multitude of programs. Training and support will cover a wide range of topics from material characterization, development, process improvement, obsolescence, and failure analysis. Training of early carrier engineers will require direction in attention to detail, fundamental scientific and material knowledge, testing of materials, and documentation of results. Collaboration with engineers, subject matter experts, and suppliers is required.You must be able to coordinate a wide variety of simultaneous tasks within set schedule requirements at the direction of adhesive team leads. You will become part of a multi-disciplined team. We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you. Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Mentoring early carrier team members in adhesive systems and application
  • Assessing and addressing knowledge gaps in early carrier engineers through hands on testing of materials using a variety of laboratory techniques and instrumentation at direction of adhesive team leads.
  • Support senior adhesive SMEs with large-scale adhesive and materials type projects including failure analysis investigations by
    • following standard written protocols and utilizing a variety of databases
    • assessing materials based on conformance to specifications
    • documentation and communication of results and findings
    • Provide novel adhesive subject matter expertise to support adhesive team leads in technical execution
    • Travel to and engagement with suppliers to support production efforts and product quality control
    • Consistent engagement with adhesive leads and management to provide project status updatesQualifications You Must Have:
      • Bachelor's in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) specifically in Chemistry or Materials Science/Engineering
      • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in adhesives or (8) with an advance degree.
      • Academic or professional experience with adhesive and thermal interface material design, application, and failure analysis.
      • An active and in-scope US security clearance Qualifications We Value:
        • System level understanding of RMD products
        • Adhesion application knowledge in hypersonic systems
        • Understanding of material safety datasheets and Military/Industrial Specifications
        • Understanding and hands on experience of Instrumental Analysis techniques (FTIR, UV-Vis, DSC, DMA, TMA, TGA, Rheology, GCMS, NMR, ICP-OES, HPLC, GPC, SEM, EDS)
        • Understanding of Analytical Chemistry
        • Understanding of Polymer Chemistry
        • Understanding of Systems Engineering
        • Experience designing and applying adhesive materials at a system level, particularly in an Aerospace environment
        • Adhesives or thermal interface material type research in an academic or industrial setting
        • Strong communication, interpersonal, planning and time management skills
        • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
        • Demonstrated strong written and verbal scientific communication skills
        • Demonstrated ability to lead and complete large scale multi-disciplined scientific based projects including failure analysis investigations
        • Ability to write concise technical reports summarizing analyses
        • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with coworkers from diverse communities and cultures
        • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles What We Offer : Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care. Additional Details: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class. Privacy Policy and Terms: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

Keywords: Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Tucson , Adhesive Materials Scientist, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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