Magic Leap is seeking a Materials Scientist for the materials characterization and testing laboratory. The candidate is responsible for the daily operations of the lab, materials analysis, property generation, and root-cause analysis, submits monthly reports, and defines, organizes, and reviews documentation for lab equipment and procedures. This work is a critical part of Magic Leap production and research and development processes.
This role is based in our HW office, Plantation, Florida.
Conduct research into the structures and properties of materials, such as metals, alloys, polymers, to obtain information that could be used to develop new products or enhance existing ones.
Prepare various materials for Optical or Electron Microscopy using common preparation techniques e.g. resin potting, polishing, sputter coating, creating cross sections
Manage & schedule the test resources and facilities to optimize productivity and throughput by assisting in upkeep and maintenance of lab equipment.
Person of contact for chemical safety and follow and implement OSHA regulations in the lab.
Compile and analyze test information to determine processes or equipment operating efficiency and diagnose malfunctions.
Prepare test protocols for use by laboratory personnel in conducting tests.
Analyze and resolve, or assist lab personnel and customers in solving work problems.
Maintain time and testing records.
Assist in diagnosing issues for test instrumentation to provide accurate test data for engineers.
Specify and submit purchase requisitions for test equipment.
Complete tasks to meet deadlines.
Work closely with engineers and scientists from other fields, such as mechanical, electronic, or optical engineering.
Understand basic knowledge of Optical and Electron Microscope (SEM, EDS, and FIB) operation.
Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Capable of working on multiple tasks and projects.
Highly detail-oriented and self-motivated.
Applicants must have good basic laboratory skills related to consistent experiment methodology and safety.
Bachelor’s degree in Material science, chemical engineering, or related field +3 years of related work experience OR Master's degree with +1 years in related work experience.
All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.