Lockheed Martin Materials & Process Engineer Associate in Palmdale, California

Description: Apply metallic engineering principles to enable manufacturing (or research and development) of metallic parts including wrought titanium alloys, aluminum alloys, high temperature alloys, Non Destructive Inspection (NDI), welding, metals processing, and/or metal parts fabrication processes. Interface with suppliers regarding technical issues concerning (raw metallic materials, parts fabrication, processing, and/or review of manufacturing plans). Develop and implement metallic research/qualification plans and technical presentations. Involved in proper selection of materials and processes ensuring attainment of design objectives. Participate in non-conformance disposition and corrective action processes. Contribute to structural layouts and design reviews. Expected to author/maintain/update metallic specifications.

Must be willing to work extended hours as needed.

Must be a U.S. Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Ability to obtain a security clearance.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, or other related technical bachelor's degree from an accredited college.

Proficient on Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Must be willing to work extended hours as needed.

Desired Skills:

Experience with hands-on metallic material processes and related process controls.

Familiarity with high temperature alloys.

Strong verbal and written communication/interpersonal skills.



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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4 yr and up College