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Senior Ceramic Engineer

Tampa, Florida, United States
February 13, 2018

We have partnered with a large Manufacturing company in the Tampa, FL area to provide them with a Senior Ceramics Engineer. Relocation package available.

Please review the below description and if you are interested please contact:

Vahidin Topcagic at, 314-853-6670

Job Description:

Must have experience with aerospace castings cored IGT products.

Utilizes process knowledge, basic engineering principles, previous experience, and creativity as necessary to develop processes that result in the production of quality castings that conform to customer specifications and time tables.

Develop raw material specifications for vendor certification. Establish in-house quality testing criteria and capabilities, as necessary, to certify all incoming ceramic materials for production consumption.

Develop the SPC methodologies necessary for process control monitoring of assigned production areas and processes, such as injection molding, firing and dimensional control.

Develop and maintain blending techniques to target specific particle size distributions for control of material properties such as material rheology, shrinkage factor, material strength and stability.

Participate in plant initiatives to support the reduction of scrap, rework and overall casting cost. Initiatives include but not limited to daily scrap reviews, development of SPC for significant process steps and participation in cost improvement teams.

Develop and maintain all procedures required to support actions listed above.

Interface with customer and supplier representatives to develop new products, participate in joint cost reduction initiatives, and support general customer program requirements.

Support the development of new technologies to support plant initiatives.

Direct the daily activities of technicians responsible for process control testing and production of feedstock used to manufacture ceramic cores and investment shell molds.

Contribute to the establishment of a World Class Investment Casting Manufacturing Operation focused on Employee Safety, Procedural Compliance, Lean Manufacturing, and 5S/OpEx.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/ or Experience

B/S in Material Science or other related fields of experience.

Two years investment casting or equivalent experience preferred but not mandatory.