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Materials Engineer (Manufacturing) (Metals) (Process Development Engineer)

United States Mint, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
  • Job Code
    0806 Materials Engineer
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

This position is located in the United States Mint, Manufacturing, Engineering and New Technology Division, Anti-Counterfeit Branch Philadelphia, PA.
The Anti-Counterfeit Branch has an analytical laboratory that conducts and oversees manufacturing process development, testing of new coinage and packaging materials for anti-counterfeit deterrence, analysis of suspect counterfeit coins and technical analysis of agency-wide or high impact problems.

As a Materials Engineer (Manufacturing) (Metals) (Process Development Engineer), you will:

•Analyze information relating; to current progress in manufacturing and engineering research and development; current and new coin, die, processes, methods and tooling; to determine potential for application within the United States Mint.
• Conduct Research and Development efforts, including developing materials and/or production process test methods and specifications, and evaluate test results in relation to the material and resultant products.; examination, planning, review, and approval of chemical analysis and visual imaging standards of first-article specimens of key new supplies and coin designs; monitors the testing of the properties of materials to ascertain their appropriateness for use.
• Develop and execute Lean Six Sigma projects.
• Maintain personal experience utilizing a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and X-ray Diffraction Spectrometer (XRF) to analyze materials.
• Perform special studies of related industries to develop favorable production and production-related patterns and identify opportunities.
• Perform industrial process, materials and quality engineering studies. Analyze operational problems or situations, materials and processes to recommend solutions, new methods, alternative materials, or modifications and or resource utilization. Troubleshoots process deficiencies and material shortcomings.


Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals

Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience for this position includes: 

-Experience independently leading research and development projects related to ferrous or non-ferrous metals that directly contributed to the development of advanced engineering concepts; AND

- Experience independently utilizing Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and X-ray Diffraction Spectrometer (XRF) to conduct elemental analyses and support research and development; AND

- Experience applying advanced statistical methods to large sets of data such as; analysis of variance, covariance studies, and multiple regression to design, analyze and solve multi-variable factor research and development challenges.


Posted: 2020-10-27 Expires: 2020-11-26

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Materials Engineer (Manufacturing) (Metals) (Process Development Engineer)

United States Mint, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

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