Mechanical Engineer V

Spectraforce

Westborough, Massachusetts


16 days ago

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Mechanical Engineer V
Spectraforce
Westborough, Massachusetts

16 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Failure Analysis Engineer/Mechanical Engineer V
Duration: 11 Months
Location: Westborough, MA (Onsite)
 
Description:
We're seeking a self-driven, energetic individual to join the Failure Analysis Team in Westborough MA. The team is responsible for non-destructive and destructive failure analysis on AR products and conducting advanced material characterization for guiding design and process changes.
 
Responsibilities
  • Perform hands-on root cause analysis (RCA) and in-depth failure characterizations using advanced analytical tools. In addition, you will be recommending corrective actions and conveying results to the multi-functional team as well as upper management.
  • Work with HW Reliability, Supplier Quality, Manufacturing engineering, and Design teams to identify root causes and drive resolution for failures originating in product development, production, and in the field.
  • Maintain RCA repository database, write failure analysis reports, and deliver presentations, for customer or internal use, that elucidate the root cause of failure and may suggest possible solutions.
  • Demonstrate competence with the operation and application of standard failure analysis tools and lab equipment. Evaluate and introduce new equipment and techniques to the failure analysis flow.
  • Collaborate with test engineering and design team for DOE planning and execution
  • Validate and verify supplier and vendor FA
  • Develop failure analysis SOPs and troubleshooting procedures/guidelines
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives
  • Help manage and train Failure Analysis Engineers and Technicians daily task and projects
  • Lab organization and detailed documentation leading to effective FA reports
 
Basic/Minimum Qualification:
  • Bachelor’s degree in physics, materials science or engineering (metallurgical) or related field with 5+ years of Failure Analysis experience
  • Must have hands-on experience with materials sample preparation and understanding of a variety of materials characterization techniques (SEM, FTIR, CT/X-Ray, XRF analyzer, profilometers etc..) and fundamental failure analysis methodology.
  • Hands-on experience in material characterization of metal, polymer, composites, etc.
  • Creating comprehensive technical reports with crisp and concise data for presenting to cross-functional teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communications. Ability to communicate complex technical information in a simple, concise manner
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Be able to work in a lab setting analyzing failures
 
Preferred Qualification:
  • Masters or PHD in materials science or Metallurgical Engineering
  • 5 years of proven experience in a failure analysis
  • Prior experience in a failure analysis role using failure analysis laboratory equipment, such as: optical digital microscopes, probes, and X-ray systems.
  • Metallurgy knowledge (i.e. heat treatment, grain size, micro/macrostructure, case depth, microhardness, Rockwell hardness)
  • Understanding of the failures in sensors used in robotic automation at the material and system level.
  • Experience with and knowledge of a broad array of metals (carbon steel, alloy steel, stainless steel, copper alloys, aluminium alloys, etc.), polymers, electronic packaging
 
Must-have
  • 5+ years of Failure Analysis experience.
  • Must have hands-on experience with materials sample preparation and understanding of a variety of materials characterization techniques (SEM, FTIR, CT/X-Ray, XRF analyzer, profilometers etc..) and fundamental failure analysis methodology.
  • Hands-on experience in material characterization of metal, polymer, composites, etc.
 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $77.00/hr.

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