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Materials Engineer II

Boston Materials

Boston Materials

Billerica, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Boston Materials: Go Beyond Limits
Organizations turn to Boston Materials to unlock business opportunities that are limited by material-level challenges. Our first-of-a-kind advanced materials are conductive and durable like metal, yet light like plastic. The underlying technology is a material made by vertically aligning carbon fibers, resulting in highly efficient energy dissipation properties. Backed by our proven manufacturing processes and customer validation in performance-critical applications across industries, Boston Materials can help you go beyond limits.
Boston Materials is committed to identifying high-growth opportunities that can profoundly enhance societal well-being and prosperity yet are currently limited by material-level challenges. We have identified three key focus areas that demand immediate resolution through the application of cutting-edge advanced materials:
· Beyond Moore’s Law: Materials that Unlock Semiconductors
· Beyond Diesel: Materials that Unlock Hydrogen Fuel Cells
· Beyond Mach 5: Materials that Unlock Hypersonic Aircraft
In these strategic domains, Boston Materials seeks to establish itself as an industry leader and invites individuals with a passion for innovation to join us on this journey. We actively seek talented individuals who share our vision and aspire to contribute.
The Purpose of this Role
Boston Materials is seeking a Materials Engineer who is passionate about creating groundbreaking materials and products that solve complex challenges across many high-tech markets! With your foundational understanding of structure-property-processing relationships, you will optimize the mechanical, thermal, and electrical characteristics of advanced composite materials. You will be a key member of our team, using your exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills to analyze data, organize technical findings, and recommend solutions that enhance the performance and functionality of Boston Materials products. This is a thrilling opportunity to be part of a team that is driving never-before-seen advancements in materials engineering, and for you to make a real impact at a global level!

The Impact You Will Make in this Role:

  • Support the development of new advanced composite materials for diverse applications through experimentation, sample preparation, testing, data collection and analysis.
  • Develop novel processing techniques and testing methods, working closely with the mechanical engineering team.
  • Evaluate the mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of materials using common and customized characterization equipment and tools.
  • Prepare technical reports, presentations, SOPs, WIs, and other documentation to communicate findings to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analyze, document, and interpret experimental data, and use this information to improve the performance and functionality of products.
  • Stay up to date with the latest developments in materials science and engineering and apply this knowledge to the development of new products and processes.

Your Skills and Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, or a related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in materials engineering, with a focus on designing and testing materials.
  • Strong understanding of material fundamentals, including mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties.
  • Experience with experimental design and data analysis.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with thermoplastic processing is a plus (extrusion, thermoforming, compression molding, injection molding/overmolding)
  • Experience with SolidWorks, ANSYS and other engineering software is a plus.
  • Experience with composites is a plus.

Summary of benefits:

  • Health, Vision & Dental – Boston Materials pays 75% of Health, Vision and Dental Care coverage for employee and dependents
  • 401(k) plan
  • 4 weeks of supplemental Paid Paternity and Family Leave
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Holidays: 14 days/year
Boston Materials is an EOE and at the forefront of materials innovation, the key to which is diverse teams with unique backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce with equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis.