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Senior Materials Engineer - Metals, Transmission, and Electrification

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Define, analyze, and test light weight, high strength carbon alloy steels and wrought and cast aluminum alloys for conventional ICE passenger vehicle and Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) transmission and Electric Drive Units (DU) shafts, gears, housings, and bearings. Define and interpret shaft, gear, bearing and housing component engineering designs including performance and manufacturing requirements, to select and optimize materials manufacturing processes including forging, casting, heat treatment, welding, and powder metal forming, to ensure durability, strength, fatigue life, and safety performance. Use Optical Microscope (OM) and Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) equipment to plan, analyze, design, and validate metallography and metallurgical microstructures and ensure compliance with MPIF Standard 35 Structural Parts; ASTM A892 Defining and Rating the Microstructure of High Carbon Bearing Steels standard; ISO 4967 Determination of content of non-metallic inclusions-Micrographic method using standard diagrams standards; and internal GMW 17942 Shaft and Gear Steels standard

Additional Description

Bachelor's degree in Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field, and two (2) years of experience as a Metallurgist, Materials Engineer,  Metallurgical Engineer, or a related role.  Must also have experience with: analyzing, and testing carbon alloy steels and aluminum alloys for passenger vehicle shafts and bearings, and optimizing materials manufacturing processes including heat treatment, to ensure durability performance

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