Engineering Technician
Powdermet Inc - Cleveland, OH

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Powdermet, Inc. is a world leader in the production of nanoengineered metallic composites, committed to maturing and transitioning clean, sustainable, energy and life-saving advanced materials solutions to the marketplace.
Powdermet develops, matures and transitions breakthrough materials innovations that enable reduced weight, reduced resource consumption, reduced environmental footprint, reduced life-cycle costs and increase energy efficiency based on value creation gained through engineered nano-scale features and hierarchically structures of metal and/or ceramic phases in a structure.
We are currently searching for an Engineering Technician with the capability to perform highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot and operate facility equipment to meet the demands of a fast paced research and development team research.

Minimum Education:

BS preferred (Chemistry, Maintenance Sciences or Engineering) or high school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or appropriate field experience

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Experience handling powder and hazardous materials. Understanding of hydraulic systems and electrical wiring diagrams
  • Basic use of hand tools
  • Experience with chemicals and mechanical devices
  • Ability to interpret plumbing and instrumentation diagrams (PID)
  • Good reading, writing and communication skills (maintains a lab notebook)

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with a diverse research team to perform a variety of test work within a thermal coating and ceramic applications environment
  • Maintain a laboratory notebook for all research testing
  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, diagrams, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Temperature Control Programming

Additional Skills
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Capable of lateral thinking and multi-tasking
  • Comfortable working to problem solve utilizing multiple resources
  • Disciplined enough to help keep projects on schedule

About this company
Powdermet Inc. was founded in 1996 for the express purpose of utilizing Fluidized Bed Chemical Vapor Deposition (FBCVD) to provide advanced,...