Materials & Process Engineer

  • 6221 S Racine Cir, Englewood, CO 80111, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Join SEAKR Engineering, a leading-edge provider of advanced electronics for space applications. Pushing the boundaries of technology on a mission to change the world for the better from space.

Job Description

SEAKR Engineering is seeking a Materials & Processes Engineer (M&P) who has experience in a high-reliability manufacturing environment (medical, aerospace, aviation, etc.). M&P is responsible for supporting opportunities for manufacturing process improvements, qualifying and implementing new material or processes, and evaluating and documenting materials and processes against program-specific requirements.

In this position you will…

  • Support manufacturing and quality engineering in RCCA investigations for production and/or material quality issues on the manufacturing floor
  • Design, manage, and drive progress on new material or process qualification efforts, which may include the physical construction of simple test vehicles or qualification samples for evaluation
  • Work with Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering teams to design, develop, and order tooling or fixturing needed to successfully implement qualification tests
  • Review critical manufacturing operations, such as vapor phase reflow, PnP, AOI, Lead Forming, Aqueous Washing, and Conformal Coating, for opportunities for LEAN initiatives and/or process improvements
  • Generate internal and external reports regarding material and process use, including contractually required documents such as Material Identification and Usage List (MIUL), Non-Standard Material Application Request (NSMAR), etc.
  • Coordinate with external suppliers to define testing methodology and reporting requirements for analytical testing needed in support of manufacturing RCCA investigations and qualification efforts
  • Review drawings and specifications for suitable callout of materials and processes
  • Generate material and process specifications and supporting documentation, such as DOEs, Test Plans, Test Reports, Training Guides, and Engineering Work Instructions
  • Communicate effectively across departments, involving Quality, Component, Mechanical, Design, and Manufacturing engineers and program management to support new material or process implementations
  • Manage requirements for multiple programs simultaneously
  • Have the confidence and ability to make engineering and risk-based decisions in accordance with program requirements and schedules


A successful candidate will be self-motivated, with the ability to seek out tasks and opportunities for improvement. The candidate should have excellent organizational and time management skills, with the minimum required qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably aviation, aerospace, or medical
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of Engineering (Chemical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Metallurgy, or equivalent)
  • Advanced degrees may be considered in lieu of experience (2+ yrs experience with PhD, 3+ yrs experience with Master’s degree)
  • Knowledge of Material and/or Part level manufacturing and testing processes
  • Ability to interpret specifications and requirements and apply them to a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines which may include overtime and weekends

Preferred Skills & Experience Include:

The following skills and experience are preferred, but not required. Candidates not meeting all of the below are still encouraged to apply.

  • Familiarity with applicable Industry, NASA and Military Standards and Specifications
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (e.g., Oracle, SAP, IFS, Microsoft Dynamics, etc.)                          
  • Knowledge of Material and/or Part level Failure and Mechanical Analysis techniques
  • Experience with X-Ray, XRF, AOI, PnP, Reflow, Selective Solder, and/or other electronic manufacturing processes and inspection equipment

Additional Information

  • SEAKR is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 
  • US Citizenship Required
  • SEAKR offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits.  
  • Location: Colorado