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Manufacturing & Materials Engineer (Crystal Lake IL)

Company: John Crane Inc
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

John Crane located in Crystal Lake IL is currently recruiting for a Manufacturing/Materials Engineer. This Engineer will support the strategic growth of the Ceramic/Composite Materials production lines by leading the integration of new and updated technologies (equipment & materials) to our manufacturing process. Use some independent evaluation, selection, and application of standard engineering techniques and procedures. We need candidates that have experience with Carbon, Ceramics and other compound materials.

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Duties & Responsibilities

* Evaluate feasibility of new materials & production technologies with regards to manufacturing, technical, quality and cost advantages. Review and approve new design concepts.
* Lead the integration of new technologies into the production environment.
* Provide comprehensive engineering leadership and direction in developing new products in carbon, ceramic & composite materials.
* Provide detail engineering work and computer program analysis as required.
* Verify material characteristics and that factory settings/testing are in compliance with applicable industry standards (e.g. ASTM and API) and Code requirements.
* Investigate manufacturing difficulties and initiate corrective action.
* Confer with vendors and suppliers regarding material or tooling availability, information, quotes, delivery dates, completion of projects, and new products and designs.
* Interface with all departments, subcontractors, and suppliers to ensure requirements, specifications and standards are met and maintained.
* Review and approve solutions and responses to major field issues
* developing, modifying, testing, and evaluating materials
* providing technical advice about the suitability of materials
* diagnosing faults
* overseeing operational quality control processes

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

The Individual

* BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Material Properties
* 5 years' experience in product development, design, application, and service.
* Experience in materials analysis & development strongly preferred.
* Experience in specifying, procuring & implementing new and updated industrial equipment strongly preferred.
* Understanding of ASTM standards, API standards, ANSI standards and/or other international standards.
* Excellent communication skills, self-motivated sense of urgency, personable and well organized.
* Strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Experience with ERP Systems
* attention to detail
* sound scientific and technical knowledge
* analytical skills
* teamworking skills

About Smiths

At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers' operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field.

About John Crane

John Crane ( is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, bearings, filtration systems and predictive digital monitoring technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Fiscal year 2016 revenue was greater than 1 Billion USD (830m). John Crane is part of Smiths Group (, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.

Keywords: John Crane Inc, Crystal Lake , Manufacturing & Materials Engineer (Crystal Lake IL), Other , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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