Huntington Ingalls Industries ENGINEER MATERIAL PROCESS 4 in Newport News, Virginia


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Department/Cost Center:

O31: Laboratory Services

External Job Description:

Analyzes, researches, designs and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems. Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to develop metallic, non-metallic and composite material and processing specifications, fabrication and assembly processes. Develops, analyzes and applies material properties and design allowables, processing processes and quality engineering specifications. Material analyses may include failure analysis of components, systems and subsystems, life predictions, and definition and requirement specifications. May review and approve subcontractor material processing procedures.

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Marketing Title:

Metallugist / Material Science Engineer - Senior Level

Basic Qualifications:

9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.





Clearance Type:





Yes, 25% of the time

Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation assistance will be available

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree


Newport News-Virginia-United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position:


EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.

Preferred Qualifications:

This position will be in the mechanical test and metallurgy section of the Shipyard’s Laboratory and work with a team of metallurgist. The position’s work involves examination of a variety of metallurgical samples, failure analysis, overseeing mechanical testing and test results, supporting the Shipyard foundry (cast steel, copper and nickel alloys), as well as supporting and advising the shipyard production departments and purchasing department on metal working, welding and fabrication issues. The shipyard offers challenging work for a material science/metallurgical engineer with a wide variety of metallurgical issues with a broad variety of metals used in naval shipbuilding. A master’s degree in Material Science would be a plus for this senior position.