Powder Processing Technician - R&D
Reading, PA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE: CRS) is a recognized leader in high-performance specialty alloy-based materials and process solutions for critical applications in the aerospace, defense, transportation, energy, industrial, medical, and consumer electronics markets. Founded in 1889, Carpenter has evolved to become a pioneer in premium specialty alloys, including titanium, nickel, and cobalt, as well as alloys specifically engineered for additive manufacturing (AM) processes and soft magnetics applications. Carpenter recently expanded its AM capabilities to provide a complete "powder-to-part" solution to accelerate materials innovation, offer rapid prototyping, and streamline parts production.




  • Set up, operate, and maintain various pieces of equipment and make repairs as needed
  • Perform approved projects by completing various analyses, collecting, and evaluating data and communicating results within the assigned area
  • Suggest modifications of procedures to improve the productivity of preparation and analysis methods or techniques
  • Maintain complete and accurate records, data books, and other documentation
  • Prepare test reports, other written reports, and required documentation with oversight
  • Work within the framework of outlined methods in the most efficient manner so that accurate and precise results will be consistently obtained
  • Assist or lead the training of designated individuals in the skills needed to operate equipment and perform various tasks
  • Coach, mentor, and answer technical questions from less experienced technicians-may lead small sub-teams within area
  • Follow and promote the use of safe working practices
  • Perform approved projects related to assigned area with minimal supervision
  • Perform assigned tasks in a timely, accurate and cost-effective manner


  • High school diploma with a two-year Associate degree in a technology related field, or demonstrated equivalent experience as determined by department management
  • Five + years' related experience or equivalent as determined by department management
  • Working knowledge of scientific principles, standards, methods, and practices


  • Working knowledge of metallurgical/laboratory equipment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and make appropriate decision
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills-verbal, written, and listening

    Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.

    Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    High School or Equivalent
    Required Experience
    5+ years
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