Tiffany & Co.

  • Senior Additive Manufacturing Research Engineer

    Location US-MA-Burlington
    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/12/2018 4:27 PM)
    Req #
    36323
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • Overview

    Founded in New York in 1837, Tiffany & Co. is the world’s premier jeweler and America’s house of design. An iconic brand with a rich and storied heritage, Tiffany has always been a leader in fine craftsmanship, and this rich heritage creates the foundation for this role. Tiffany is researching the application of additive manufacturing (AM) as part of its ongoing innovation efforts.

    Responsibilities

    • Design, carry out, analyze, and present experiments related to optimizing precious metal additive manufacturing from powder to final part
    • Utilize analytical and physical testing aperatus to qualify spherical powders and finished parts for metal additive manufacturing applications
    • Choose and implement appropriate post sintering treatments (i.e., HIP, mass finish)
    • Utilize best practices to program and run plasma and gas atomization machinery
    • Choose and implement appropriate support structure/sintering profile to deliver component requirements via spec tolerance packages
    • Operate additive manufacturing printing equipment
    • Lead AM process/materials/research engineers utilizing best practices  
    • Maintain appropriate additive manufacturing validation and process records
    • Maintain appropriate additive manufacturing laboratory equipment
    • Determine equipment and tools needed in order to achieve R&D and manufacturing goals
    • Work with external partners as TCO subject matter expert
    • Support the additive manufacturing  processes by applying scientific/quantitative solutions focused on improved manufacturability across all of TCO component/product lines
    • Identify and support the implementation of industry best practices in product development (in CAD, redesign and reenginnering, model making, and production)

     

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • MS in Mechanical Engineering; Materials Engineering; Material Science; or Metallurgy
    • 3-5 years of demonstrated Laboratory/R&D/Manufacturing experience utilizing Binder Jetting Additive Manufacturing technology related to metal processing  and property analysis
    • Demonstrated technical leadership in project management and product development
    • Exceptional technical competency in the areas of metal additive manufacturing processes- from powder to post processing
    • Working knowledge on spheroidizing metal powders
    • Able to read technical drawings and analyze complex problems
    • Fluent with Microsoft Office packages
    • Proficient in English(both written and oral)
    • CAD, Rapid Prototyping, advanced manufacturing methods experience
    • Ability to work in a small team atmosphere
    • Experience or training in SPC ; DOE
    • Demonstrated strong communication skills, both teaching and influencing

    Preferred:

    • PHD in Materials Engineering; Material Science;or Metallurgy
    • Management/project management training or equivalent
    • Metallurgical experience with precious metals knowledge

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