Manager of Foundry Engineering

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.

Candidate will manage a team of engineers and designers providing oversight and technical support for NNS foundry operations with an emphasis on mold design, melting, pouring, heat treating, and quality assurance. The manager will support a range of ferrous and non-ferrous alloy castings across multiple navy ship programs including Virginia Class submarines, Columbia Class submarines, Ford Class aircraft carriers, Nimitz Class aircraft carrier overhaul, and other surface combatants.

The manager will be responsible for all technical documentation and guidance necessary to ensure all castings meet specification requirements for chemical, mechanical, and quality testing. Manager will be responsible for leading process improvements throughout foundry manufacturing processes. Manager will have the lead for foundry procedures.

As a member of the foundry leadership team, the manager will be responsible for achieving safety, quality, cost, and schedule initiatives while maintaining a high level of engagement.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited school of engineering and 6 years of progressive technical experience in research, engineering, and design or equivalent. A Master's of Science degree in Engineering and professional registration with 6 years of relevant experience are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Practical sand casting foundry or equivalent steel making facility experience
  • Experience with ferrous, copper-based and nickel-based alloy melting and pouring processes, with emphasis on high yield steels
  • Experience with electric arc furnace and induction furnace melting and Argon-Oxygen Decarburization processing
  • Familiarity with fabrication and material specifications across Navy Programs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in construction planning and scheduling activities
  • Proficiency in SAP, Microsoft, Finite Element Analysis, and Autodesk Inventor


Req ID:13408

Department: A572 GEN FOUNDRY

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)

Travel Required:No

Shift:1st

Relocation:Relocation assistance will be available

Education:Bachelor's Degree

Virtual/Telework Opportunity:No-Teleworking is not available for this position

US Citizenship Required for this Position:Yes

Clearance Type:No - Clearance Not Required to Start

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EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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