Southern Metal Finishing

Re: Application Engineer - Metal Finishing, Coating, Surface Tech.

Application Engineer - Metal Finishing, Coating, Surface Tech.

We are currently looking for material scientists and/or surface technology/mechanical engineers with industry/application experience/knowledge to take on the role of APPLICATION ENGINEER for our firm, as we are a leader in the metal finishing industry.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing and executing application development projects including R&D, analytical work, and technical report generation as required bringing applications to production readiness.

In this particular case, the application area is forestry, and in a perfect situation, we are looking for an Engineer with training in material sciences and real world experience in the wood cutting industry.
This Engineer will work closely with customers (OEM and/or Government) engineers as well as internal technical and business development staff to fulfill these developments.

Required Experience
BS, Materials Science, Metallurgy, Electrochemistry, or Mechanical Engineering from a fully accredited 4-year institution or equivalent
2-5 years of materials design or specification experience, preferably in the surface finishing industry.
1-3 years of mechanical engineering/design experience
Must be able to independently manage assigned projects
Must be able to interface with production, engineering, lab, customer and licensee staff as well as senior management.
Some knowledge of economic modeling variables for industrial processes
Some knowledge of industrial quality standard methods such as JIT, TQM, and Six Sigma
Excellent communication and analytical skills
PC and MS Office Suite literate

Location: Palm City, Florida; Port St Lucie, Florida

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