Research and Development Engineer (Additive Manufacturing Engineer)

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
11/27/2017
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
75797
Level/Salary Band:
  • 01 – L – Exempt
  • 02 – M – Exempt
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Department:
Laser Processing Division
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

The Laser Processing Division, located in the Materials and Manufacturing Office at the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at The Pennsylvania State University (PSU), is looking for a junior Additive Manufacturing Engineer to assist faculty and staff of the Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D) conduct experiments using various additive manufacturing systems. Responsibilities include: Provide and/or develop preliminary designs for additive manufacturing processes; program path plans for additive manufacturing processing; operation and maintenance of state-of-the-art additive manufacturing systems for metals; participate in system and process selection for additive manufacturing; and document process parameters. This job will be filled as a level 1, or level 2, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering or Science discipline (Professional Engineer license accepted in lieu of Bachelor's degree), or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 1. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or a related field is desired. Experience in a machine tool environment is desired. Experience in CAD/CAM Modeling of Siemens NX software is required. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088