Sustaining Process Engineer – Blacksburg, VA

Sustaining Process Engineer

VPT Inc.

Blacksburg, VA


Job Description

VPT, Inc., a global leader in providing power conversion solutions for use in avionics, military, space and industrial applications, has an immediate opening for a full-time Sustaining Process Engineer at our Blacksburg, VA headquarters reporting to our Chief Operating Officer.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Solve process and material problems in existing products
  • Design and manage experiments (DOEs) as necessary to solve problems
  • Understand interactions of epoxies, metals, intermetallics, reflow profiles, etc.
  • Suggest new manufacturing processes for improving yield and product performance
  • Travel (international and domestic) to production lines to evaluate process and material
  • Write and update procedures and documentation to improve/update processes and materials


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Sustaining Process Engineer or equivalent
  • Understanding of intermetallic bonds
  • Background in electronic assembly process
  • Understanding of thick-film hybrid technology 
  • Bachelor's degree in Materials Engineering or Industrial Engineering 


Because of the nature of this position a US person is required


VPT offers an excellent benefits package immediately upon full-time hire including health and dental insurance, 401k, disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and paid time off.


Salary will be discussed with applicant and is dependent upon experience.


VPT, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/VET/Disability Employer.


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