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Lead Engineer - Center for Metallurgy & Materials

Hadapsar Pune, India


Job Description

List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results) which must be accomplished in order to fulfill the purpose of your position as described above.
  • Works on modelling microstructure (actual or predicted) to predict mechanical properties like Young’s modulus, Fatigue strength, fracture toughness, impact toughness etc. manufactured by conventional processes or Additive manufacturing.
  • Guides others on developing methodologies of modelling ‘Microstructure – Mechanical properties correlations’ for different materials.
  • Develops methodologies for advanced characterization of materials for quantification of features required for modelling including detailed composition analysis including micro-analysis, microstructure, macro-structure including quantification and statistical processing.
  • Provides expertise in material selection and property prediction with processing technologies like 3D Metal printing, casting, rolling, forging etc.
  • Works with external partners on developing materials and processes as part of Technology Development and New Technology Introduction.



Required: Ph. D. (Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science)
  • Ph. D. in Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science preferably on ICME especially on microstructure – mechanical property correlations. Research area in ICME
  • Strong knowledge in Physical Metallurgy of Steels, Al Alloys, Mg alloys, Super alloys etc.
  • Strong knowledge of fracture mechanics and failure modes in the systems of interest.
  • Strong knowledge on processing of alloys of interest (Al Alloys and composites, steels, super alloys)  by appropriate methods including 3D printing.
  • Hands-on experience on advanced characterization techniques like Optical Microscopy, XRD, SEM with EDS / WDS, EPMA, EBSD, Dilatometry, Thermal analysis etc.
  • Sound knowledge of applicable standards like ISO, ASTM, SAE, JIS, DIN etc.
  • Experience in  metal processing by casting, rolling, forging etc., especially of Al Alloy / Al matrix composites.
  • Sound knowledge of statistics and SPC.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and written) to communicate information effectively to all local & global stakeholders.

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Job: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: INNOV Innovation Center

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 049590