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Chemical/Materials Engineer

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre, Markham, Ontario, Canada

Posted: March 21st, 2022

The Test Group at MTC provides development support test services and trouble shooting assistance to both internal Multimatic and outside contract customers. A fast paced growing group within MTC, expanding into new areas of suspension tuning, structural testing of components and systems, damper and mechatronic systems development and validation.

Duties & responsibilities:

The primary role of the  Chemical/Materials Engineer will be to provide support for new product development through materials and coatings selection, evaluation, and analysis. Perform root cause analysis work using optical microscopy and analytical methods. Develop and maintain close working relationships with universities, suppliers, and outside labs to extend our capabilities.  Report results in both formal written reports and as presentations.  Note that the test lab currently has three shifts (days, evenings, and weekends); shift work may be required.


Education & Experience:

  • under graduate or graduate level university degree in Chemical or Materials Engineering or Science with a minimum of five years’ experience performing materials related testing and development
  • excellent knowledge of materials and coatings test techniques, including associated equipment and instrumentation
  • excellent knowledge of materials and coatings failure analysis
  • excellent knowledge of materials and coatings characterization and selection
  • strong understanding of statistical sampling and accelerated testing methods
  • ability to perform microstructure examinations and quantitative microscopy
  • ability to interact with universities and outside labs to achieve results effectively
  • general knowledge of systems for pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric test systems
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • excellent organizational and presentation skills
  • strong knowledge of the industry
  • strong ability to interpret customer requirements and devise procedures
  • must be familiar with industry standard Windows applications
  • must be able to work independently
  • excellent problem solving skills
  • ability to interact with all levels of employees in the organization, customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, engineers, etc.


If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.