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As a Casting Metallurgist, you will be responsible for research and development of new casting processes and work to define specifications for the production of cast components. You will design and perform experiments to develop processes for the manufacturing of specialty metallic material components, including nickel, titanium and refractory alloys. You will work on alloy development and processing teams, and collaborate with global partners.
- Design casting experiments to develop process specifications for investment casting of turbine engine components
- Develop and evaluate ceramic shell mold systems
- Coordinate activities of support teams to prepare wax patterns, shell molds and casting specimens
- Design and specify casting process equipment
- Conduct microstructural analysis, including metallographic sample preparation, optical microscopy, and scanning electron microscopy
- Document results, write process specifications and develop database for sample and result tracking
- Assist other staff members with assigned projects as a team member or individual contributor.
- Doctorate in Metallurgy/Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science (or Masters degree in Metallurgy/Metallurgical Engineering, or Materials Science with at least 4 years post-degree work experience with casting processes).
- Strong knowledge of or hands-on experience with wax pattern making, ceramic shell mold manufacturing and architectures, casting processes including directional solidification, solidification science and casting defect formation mechanisms.
- Experience with metallographic preparation techniques, quantitative microscopy, characterization techniques including scanning electron microscopy.
- Proficient in computer skills, spreadsheet, plotting and presentation software.
- Demonstrated research ability, strong project execution skills and customer focus.
- Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.
- Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
- Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.
- Must be 18 years or older.
- You must submit your application for employment through GE Careers to be considered.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
- Finite element modeling experience, experience with casting software including Procast.
- Domain knowledge of gas turbines and hot gas path component design.
- Published or patented results
- Good teaming skills and ability to work with wide range of technical teams and projects.
- Demonstrated organizational ability
- Exceptional passion for science and technology.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.