Material Science Engineer

Employer: VPT Inc.
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/10/2019
Closing Date: 9/30/2019
VPT Inc.
VPT, Inc. provides high density, low profile, lightweight DC-DC converters, EMI filters, and custom engineering services for avionics, military, and space applications. Working in partnership with Delta Electronics, the world's largest commercial power supply manufacturer, VPT delivers its patented power solutions in a fast timeframe, with the highest certified quality, at a comfortable cost.
Job Description

VPT, Inc., a global leader in providing power conversion solutions, has an immediate opening for a Material Science Engineer.  This is a full-time position located in our Blacksburg, VA headquarters.  Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Material Science Engineer will be a key member within our Quality department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Solve process and material problems in existing products 
  • Design and manage experiments (DOEs) as necessary to solve problems
  • Understand interactions of epoxies, metals, intermetallics, reflow profiles, etc.
  • Suggest new manufacturing processes for improving yield and product performance
  • Travel, both domestically and internationally, to production lines to evaluate process and material
  • Write and update procedures and documentation to improve/update processes and materials

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Materials Engineering
  • Understanding of Intermetallic bonds
  • Background in electronic assembly process
  • Understanding of thick-film hybrid technology
  • Material science engineering experience

US Person is required

VPT, Inc. offers an excellent benefits package upon full-time hire; including health and dental insurance, 401K, disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and paid time off.  Salary will be discussed with applicant and is dependent upon experience.

VPT, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/VET/Disability Employer

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