Materials, Process, and Contamination Control Engineer

Apply Now

Apply for this job

Upload CV (doc, docx, pdf)

Job Description

Position Overview:

  • This position requires an individual that can provide expertise in High Reliability, Military and Space Level M&P and Contamination Control Engineering.
  • This position is responsible for planning, defining, and implementing M&P and Contamination engineering requirements to ensure design integrity and hardware robustness in direct alignment with customer expectations.
  • Execution of appropriate analysis, processes and procedures is required to follow State-of-the-Art-Electro-Optical Space Flight Systems through material selection, specification generation, procurement team interaction, and item qualification.
  • The individual will work as a member of several Integrated Product Teams (IPT) to implement M&P and Contamination requirements which may include standard documentation in the form of Facility and Product level contamination control plans, process specifications, part/material selection, qualification definition, materials database management, and Supply Chain guidance.


Essential Responsibilities include:

  • Design, research, analyze and implement materials and their related fabrication processes to optimize their use in engineering designs
  • Provide expertise in preliminary design reviews and critical design reviews with the customer including materials selection and application in orbital environments
  • Focus on particulate, molecular, and chemical contamination, chemical analysis and processes for contamination detection in an In-House materials testing laboratory
  • Provide knowledge of contamination control in design and manufacture, contamination testing and implementation, cleanroom design and maintenance
  • Compliance with Program and Facility contamination control requirements
  • Provide knowledge of polymeric materials selection, usage, processing, qualification and procurement
  • Responsible for evaluating and developing non-metals materials and processes with a focus on elastomers, sealants, adhesives, and polymeric matrix coatings for use in High Reliability application
  • Perform internal/external customer briefings through effective and detailed In-Person/Remote presentations
  • Review, create, and approve drawings/documents detailing material procurement, qualification, and application
  • Review and approve subcontractor procedures
  • Oversee/perform testing in a Reliability Laboratory as required (FTIR, NVR, Instron, Mechanical Testing)
  • Knowledge of government and industry material specifications, quality assurance codes, and standards
  • Support root cause efforts to perform failure analysis on components, sub-systems, and systems

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry

Experience Required:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

EHS/Environmental Requirements:

  • Able to lift/move computer and printer equipment
  • When working in lab must wear eye protection, lab coat, gloves, and other PPE as required
  • Working with chemicals and solvents

Collaborating with world class experts, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions in fulfillment of our customers’ requirements. We believe in our mission, and we believe in supporting our employees. We offer policies and programs that provide opportunities for continual learning, career growth and work/life balance along with a full suite of health and welfare benefits.

Employment with Danbury Mission Technologies is contingent upon satisfactory completion of several pre-employment requirements to include a credit check, background check and drug screen.

Due to contract requirements, US citizenship is required. Additionally, if you are a dual citizen (a citizen of the US and another country), the Company must obtain approval for you to have access to the information required for this position. You will not be able to begin employment until such approval is obtained and this may take several months.

Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance. For your information, here is the form the government requires to begin the process of obtaining a clearance:

No visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Danbury Mission Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)