Material and Process (M&P) Engineer

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Posting title
Material and Process (M&P) Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
4 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.

Job Description:
Support Marshall Space Flight Center's Non Metallic Materials Branch for the Space Launch System (SLS) Core Stage element by providing oversight and insight in the development and startup of flight hardware production at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in Louisiana.
•Primary duties will include daily on-site support to the manufacturing operations at MAF providing technical expertise consultation to the application of cryogenic thermal protection system materials to the development and flight hardware articles in production.
•The engineer will be required to transact regular communication with the operations manager(s) at MAF and the materials engineering support at MSFC.
•Provide real time full time support to evaluate and resolve issues with materials and processes such as: as spray-on foam insulation application, primer application, pour foam processing and hardware cleaning processes at MAF.
•Act as MSFC’s Materials & Processes Laboratory liaison to MAF and maintain frequent and open communication with MSFC and MAF management, materials and process engineers and SLS project engineers.

Required Skills:
•Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
•Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
•A degree in chemical engineering, materials engineering, industrial engineering or related field from an ABETaccredited university is required.
•Typically, Education and experience requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., a
Masters with at least 3 years of experience, or BS with at least 5 years of experience.
•Experience with the processing of nonmetallic materials is required
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required

Desired Skills:
•Experience with application of primer paint is desired
•Experience in space flight hardware production specific to cryogenic fuel tank manufacturing and verification is

Number of positions

New Orleans