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    This position is in the United States Mint, Engineering and New Technology Division. Function is developing new technologies, including anti-counterfeit detection and deterrence. The Anti-Counterfeit Branch has an analytical laboratory that conducts testing of coinage and packaging materials for anti-counterfeit deterrence, analysis of suspect counterfeit coins and technical analysis high impact issues. 

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    This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 20-MINT-36. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

    As a Materials Engineer (Manufacturing) (Metals), you will:

    • Provide expert advice on and reviews various coin programs, manufacturing practices and equipment specifications for process capabilities, suitability, and reliability potential. Performs analyses and tests and makes significant and innovative recommendations as to the practicability of established requirements; and develops standard methods and procedures that are utilized nationally. Determines when adjustments in coin production processes are necessary to improve cost, efficiency and/or product quality.
    • Provide expert advice to senior managers and colleagues on broad strategies of chemical treatment methods, equipment and advanced technology, and process management and control strategies for optimizing complex chemical processing of coin blanks and surfaces for both circulation and proof coining at all Mint field offices.
    • Individually or in leading a technical team, resolves complex problems while balancing the requirements of design, cost, schedule, maintenance, production, user requirements, environmental, energy and safety goals, and security policies. Applies breadth of insight and technical expertise to a wide range of materials and production process problems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month. Please note: the Washington DC position will require 50% or more travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0806 Materials Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555925800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.