R&D Alloy Development Scientist
Company: Boston Metal
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Boston Metal is commercializing cutting edge extractive
metallurgy technology that will revolutionize primary metals
production by improving metal quality while decreasing cost and
lowering environmental impact. This fast-paced startup company is
looking for an R&D Alloy Development Scientist to join our
The role will have primary responsibility in developing,
manufacturing/casting and characterizing alloys based on properties
requirement. The candidate will be an individual contributor
actively leading and coordinating hands-on alloy development and
Collaboration with R&D, Engineering, Supply Chain and external
vendors will be required to enable prototyping, scale up, and
Required Experience5+ years in research or engineering experience
in technical environment conducting alloy design, casting, and
characterization activities in support of industrial/commercial
PhD Degree from accredited university or college in one or more of
the following areas: Metallurgical or Materials Science
Engineering, Physical Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering.Desired
Experience & Skills
- Experience in conducting alloy design research preferentially
in the field of high-temperature applications.
- Strong understanding of physical metallurgy and integrated
computational materials engineering, among others phase equilibrium
(experience with FactSage desirable) and microstructure prediction,
and their application to alloy development approach.
- Experience in metal/alloy casting and manufacturing.
- Strong knowledge of correlation between processes, structure,
- Expertise in microstructural and mechanical properties
characterization and the required corresponding analysis
techniques: SEM, EBSD, XRD, TEM, tensile test, creep testing,
- Experience in evaluating materials performance and degradation
in laboratory and industrial environments.
- Experience with high-temperature processes > 1000 -C.
- Experience in heat treatment and thermo-mechanical processing
- Familiarity with metal forming processes (casting, forging,
powder metallurgy, welding, plating, coating, cladding, etc.)
- Experience in materials selection, conceptual and component
design, and implementation in an industrial environment based on
design objectives, manufacturability, and cost.
- Familiarity with failure analyses to determine root cause,
develop, test, and recommend solutions.
Additional Information:You will be working in a small team
environment where teamwork and good relationships with other team
members is critical. We routinely wear Personal Protection
Equipment (PPE) and you should be prepared to do so as well. Boston
Metal supports COVID-19 guidelines.
We offer a full benefits package including health, dental, vision,
health savings account, life and disability insurance, paid
vacation, sick time & holidays, and a 401k with company matching
Boston Metal is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry,
disability, or military status.
Keywords: Boston Metal, Boston , R&D Alloy Development Scientist, Other , Woburn, Massachusetts
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