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Principal Sr. Ceramic Engineer  

Are you a highly motivated individual, capable of working with a high degree of latitude and discretion that has experience and skills in ceramics?

We are seeking experienced Ceramic Engineers for our growing business in the manufacturing of ceramic components for HID and LED lighting. Applicants should hold a minimum of an Engineering B.S. degree, preferably in Ceramic Engineering or Materials Science. Several years experience in a manufacturing or development environment is essential. A comprehensive understanding of ceramic processing from powder preparation through forming to sintering will be required. Experience in the use of 6-sigma methodologies would be beneficial.

The successful candidates will join a skilled and motivated team in advancing current technologies, developing and implementing new technologies. There will be extensive interaction between engineering, management and production employees on the shop floor to achieve new standards for manufacturing efficiency, product quality and yields in existing and new products.

OSRAM SYLVANIA is the #1 lighting manufacturer in North America and a worldwide leader in lighting solutions. Our products feature innovative design and energy saving technology. We sell products for homes, businesses and vehicles primarily under the SYLVANIA brand name in the US, and operate under the OSRAM brand in Europe, China and beyond. Around 60 percent of sales come from energy-efficient products.

Our Exeter, NH location is the center of excellence for ceramics within OSRAM SYLVANIA. Those who join this operation will be working on the cutting edge of lighting technology.

- Design, execution and analysis of experiments.
- Troubleshooting and support of production.
- Coordination of technicians, operators or other project team members as required.
- Provision of training for operators and other appropriate personnel.
- Interactions with customers in the U. S. and overseas.

- BS in Ceramic Engineering or Material Science with a focus on ceramics.
- 10 years of experience in a development or manufacturing environment.
- Strong statistical analysis and problem solving capabilities.
- Good organizational and communication skills, written and verbal.
- Ability to work effectively with all levels within a manufacturing organization.
- Successful track record of contributing to a cross functional team oriented multi-project environment.

- Experience with 6-sigma methodologies including DOE and EVOP.
- Experience with ceramic forming methods of pressing, extrusion, injection molding, and tape casting.
- Experience with sintering in a hydrogen atmosphere.
- Experience with optical ceramics.

Along with a highly competitive salary, OSI offers full medical benefits, matching 401K, extensive wellness programs and tuition reimbursement. Our location offers a business casual environment, free parking and a great working environment. OSRAM SYLVANIA wishes to deal directly with our best and brightest candidates. We do not work with third party recruiters. Ever. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage diverse candidates to apply directly to our site.

LocationExeter, NH
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyOSRAM Sylvania
Posted Date05/24/2011 22:24:09
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