Current Positions


US Synthetic is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity for all people. Employment is based on qualification and ability. The following is a list of current employment opportunities at US Synthetic.

Electron Microscopist

Department: Research and Development
Reports to: Metallurgical Lab Manager
Pay Scale: Range 12
Education: Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy/ Material Science or equivalent
Experience: 2 years of SEM experience


Run and maintain analytical equipment. Interface with customers to educate them and solve their problems. Share learned knowledge.



• Interact with customers and engineers to understand the requests and gain feedbacks
• Analyze samples using SEM, Sonoscan, microscopes, etc.
• Find root causes or give an interpretation of the results
• Run and maintain analytical equipment
• Actively participate in continuous improvement processes
• Keep detailed notes for record keeping and training
• Attend technical conferences
• Must keep proprietary intellectual property confidential
• Work a flexible schedule, overtime and some Saturdays and holidays to accommodate customer needs
• May be required to travel
• May be required to make presentations both internally and externally

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

• Self-Starter
• Organized
• Good people skills
• Ability to follow detailed instructions and procedures
• Ability to multitask and prioritize activities
• Problem solver
• In depth understanding of analytical instruments, including:
  o Metallurgical microscope
  o Raman Confocal microscope
  o Acoustic microscope
  o Hardness testers
  o Material analysis
  o Sample preparation
• Statistical analysis experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Windows
• Good written and oral communication skills


• Computer
• Microscopes

Safety Equipment

• Safety Glasses (while on Production floor or in Lab)

Physical Demands

• May sit or stand for up to eight hours
• Full range of motion with hands and fingers necessary
• May lift up to 50 pounds


All employees will support the organization’s mission and vision by exhibiting the following behaviors:

• Trust: Demonstrate belief in others
• Fun: Enjoy life
• Respect: Genuinely value everyone
• Openness: Provide access to people and information
• Growth: Improve continuously
• Service: Give of yourself
• Follow all company policies (Attendance, No Tobacco Products on Campus, Illegal Drug & Alcohol, Family Medical Leave Act, Personal Appearance, Personal Electronic Devices, Vacation & Personal Time, etc.)

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