Vacancies Metallographic Lab Tech - Middle Level
Surface Solutions – Metco Aero & Energy | Westbury

Metallographic Lab Tech




The responsibility includes but not limited to the following:

  • - Metallographic preparation and evaluation of powders and coated specimens, including section, mount, grind and polish, adhesion testing, macro- and micro hardness testing, surface profilometry tests, microstructure and chemistry/phase analysis
  • - Support lab supervisor on the compliance with NADCAP
  • - Collect, collate and report in verbal or written form data as required
  • - Perform general maintenance of lab areas and equipment as assigned
  • - Maintain a high level of good housekeeping in accordance with 5S standards
  • - Assist lab supervisor on basic training for interns or new hires
  • - Safe use of equipment, identify unsafe working environment within the lab



We expect



    -        Ability to communicate in English, both verbal and written form.

    -        Must be familiar with a metallurgical laboratory environment and fully capable of all standard aspects of metallographic analysis including hardness testing, stereo-microscopy, cutting, mounting, polishing and etching of specimens, and inverted optical microscopy.

    -        Must have experience with preparation and micro-structural analysis of thermal spray coatings.

    -        Experience with advanced techniques such as surface-profilometry, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy, and Image Analysis systems.

    -        Ability of reading specifications, procedures and standards

    -        Understanding of standard laboratory safety procedures in the handling of dangerous chemicals.

    -        Understanding of standard office computer software


    -        Engineering Technology Degree or Diploma and/or equivalent years of working experience in a metallurgical laboratory is required.




About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 15 000 employees at 186 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.85 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018: order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments). *CA

Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials and services. With a dynamically growing network of over 30 locations worldwide Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

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Advertised Since
Ana Abrego
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