Employment Opportunities

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Marshall University, the Robert C. Byrd Institute and the Marshall University Research Corporation are EEO / AA employers.

The following positions are currently available with the Robert C. Byrd Institute:

Design Engineer at RCBI

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, is accepting resumes for a Design Engineer. 

Responsibilities:  The Design Engineer will work with small to large manufacturers, startups and entrepreneurs to develop ideas, concepts and innovative strategies that provide practical, sustainable and economically viable solutions that create jobs. This position is responsible for designing new products and processes using computer-aided design software applications such as AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks, Mechanical Desktop and Solid Edge and CAM including Mastercam, SurfCAM, and GibbsCam as well as other similar software. CAD Engineers at RCBI handle the most complex aspects of the design process, and also have a hand in the manufacturing process; they may create prototypes of the products they have helped develop and make design improvements based on prototype testing. Other duties include research - using mathematical modeling to determine new product effectiveness.  Design - turning research ideas into technical plans using CAD/CAM software; testing - collecting and analyzing data from tests on prototypes; modifying designs and re-testing - processing the several required stages before a product is ready to manufacture; reporting - writing or presenting regular progress reports for project managers and clients; delivering industry-based training, and use of 3D Printing.  

Required QualificationsA Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Engineering and Engineering Technology. Excellent computer, written and oral communications skills are required.  Experience and/or exposure to CAD including AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks, Mechanical Desktop and Solid Edge and CAM including Mastercam, SurfCAM, and GibbsCam is required. The ability to work independently to fulfill duties and responsibilities is necessary and the successful candidate must demonstrate a high degree of initiative and the ability to work as part of the RCBI team. Hands-on instruction or training experience is required.  Travel is required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience and/or exposure to 3D Printing is a plus. A minimum of four years industrial experience with a strong technical background in manufacturing that includes experience with Metallurgy, Engineering Materials, Manufacturing Processes and Machining is preferred.

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.

Application ProcedureTo apply, log in at https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/14403

Quality Management Systems Specialist

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is accepting resumes for a Quality Management Systems Specialist. 

Duties:  The successful candidate will join a highly motivated, statewide team to provide training and consulting in quality and environmental management systems and continuous improvement, implement modern management practices, and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree with equivalent experience is required. Three years’ experience in developing and implementing management systems to meet industry-specific requirements is required. Problem solving, continual improvement and team building is required.  Strong written and oral communications skills – as well as experience with group instruction – are essential.   The successful candidate must have the ability to work as part of the statewide RCBI team. Candidate is required to be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, flowcharting and statistical analysis software as well as use of audiovisual equipment. A pre-employment background check is required. Overnight travel is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Extensive knowledge of manufacturing, environmental, and aerospace management systems based on industry-specific standards; knowledge of OHSAS 18000 is a plus. Experience in metrology is a plus. Professional certifications are preferred. Knowledge of related practices such as lean manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt certification) are preferred.

 

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.

Marshall University and the Marshall University Research Corporation are EEO/AA employers.

To apply, log in at: https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/12554

Shared Manufacturing Intern at the Robert C. Byrd Institute

1/27/2012

Position Type: Part-time temporary position. Maximum 20 Hours per week.

Special Note: Must be student. This position will be located in Bridgeport, WV.

Qualifications: Must have good mechanical aptitude. Maintenance experience preferred. Experience in machining that includes using engine lathes, boring mills, horizontal mills, vertical mills, grinders and CNC Machines preferred. The ability to program CNC using CAD/CAM, setup and operate all types of CNC equipment preferred. Candidate should be proficient with the use of precision measurement and hand tools. Prefer strong oral and written skills combined with a team player attitude. Interested individuals must display self-initiative, and the ability to work in a team environment is required.

Duties: Will be required to perform cleaning, maintenance tasks, assist with machine setups, all other duties as assigned.

Application Procedure: Send resume to Arley Carpenter, Director of Manufacturing Services, Robert C. Byrd Institute, 100 Angus Peyton Drive So. Charleston WV 25303.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Background Check Required: No