Sr. Materials Scientist-Friction

Lexington, Kentucky – Movement Search & Delivery   is working with a leading US based aftermarket automotive parts manufacturer. Due to their recent growth, the company has created a position for a Sr. Materials Scientist.

What you will do: The Material Scientist is responsible for developing new friction material formulations and new products to meet customer and market requirements. The role design formulas to meet performance, life, noise and cost targets, evaluates raw materials for optimal results, and evaluates material suppliers for capability to provide consistent quality material. The position creates material specifications to enable manufacturing plants to maintain consistently high quality product and compiles data and effectively present and communicate technical data to others.

What you will need: Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Materials or a related field. Experience formulating disc pad friction materials for OE and/or aftermarket. Understands customer requirements in US, Europe, China and/or India markets. Understands dyno test protocols for FMVSS, REG 90, GMW and GB specs. Experience with multiple friction processing methods and equipment. Success in manufacturing ceramic formulations with low- or no-copper. Working knowledge of raw materials used in the friction industry, variations in grades and interactions. Experience developing products using Design or Gate Reviews, DRBFM, DFMEA. Experience working with TS16949 Quality System. Understand EH&S constraints on friction material formulations and processing. Ability to travel up t o 3 weeks at a time, twice a year.

What we offer: Honest and transparent representation to our clients…  it’s what we do.

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Please send your resume and current compensation to:

Pierce Buster
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