Materials Lab Engineer
Company: Ingersoll Rand
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: October 5, 2019
At Ingersoll Rand we are passionate about inspiring progress around
the world. We advance the quality of life by creating comfortable,
sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family
of brands-including Club Car-- , Ingersoll Rand-- , Thermo King-- ,
Trane-- , American Standard-- Heating & Air Conditioning and ARO--
- work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes
and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and
increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a global
business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring
results. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com .
Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an
equal opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a diverse
workforce; including minorities, females, individuals of all sexual
orientations and gender identities, individuals with disabilities,
and United States qualified protected veterans.
Trane - Ingersoll Rand needs you as an integral part of the
Materials Engineering team to advance the development of innovative
air conditioning and refrigeration components & systems within our
Materials and Chemistry team. This position requires diverse
knowledge of materials testing and a good understanding of the
properties of materials for use in compressors, heat exchangers and
climate control system design. The role is primarily responsible
for testing of a variety of materials, working with teams
supporting materials selection as well as performance evaluations
under design stresses and challenging system conditions.
Core Job Responsibilities (others may be added):
- Provide metallurgical test support and materials evaluation
expertise for new technology platforms, new product development,
and reliability projects for HVAC&R systems and
- Apply materials knowledge to the development of lab test
methods to facilitate creation of specifications and engineering
- Conduct metallurgical evaluations and write technical reports
to communicate results.
- Interact closely with multi-disciplinary teams including
materials, chemistry, quality, reliability, manufacturing, and
product development engineers to support failure resolution, new
technology applications, and product development efforts.
- Lead materials testing efforts using engineering tools and lab
instrumentation such as SEM, EDS, mechanical testing, hardness,
fatigue, corrosion & weathering, and advanced optical
- Less than 10% overnight travel.
- Bachelor's Degree in Materials Engineering (or similar
discipline) is required.
- Strong background in metallurgical/materials
- Experience with failure analysis and metallurgical testing
instrumentation & techniques using destructive & non-destructive
methods, such as SEM, EDS, metallography, mechanical
- Proficient in problem-solving with excellent written & verbal
- Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and
We are committed to helping you reach your professional, personal
and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that aligns
with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you
live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and
diverse culture that engages as well as values the different
backgrounds and experiences of our employee, which, in turn, spurs
innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer
If you share our passion for inspiring progress-for bringing about
bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operate-then you
belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you!
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