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Echostar Corporation

Materials Engineers

Echostar Corporation - Gaithersburg, MD

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiariesEchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of whats possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.

Job Description

Hughes has an opportunity for Materials Engineers


- Assist with procurement of power amplifiers, doublers, PLOs, oscillators, crystals, and feedhorns, and alternate parts via send-ahead process.

- Work with Hughes test technicians and design engineers to determine root cause and corrective action.

- Work with suppliers of critical components to ensure products meet PPM level quality standards.

- Interact and coordinate with design engineers to ensure smooth product transitions from development to high volume production.

- Participate in MRB review process to disposition non-conforming materials and provide assistance with the 8D problem solving process.

Basic Requirements:

- MS in Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Engineering, or closely related field and 6 months experience in Materials Engineering or BS in Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Engineering, or closely related field plus five years experience.

- Experience must include 6 months with each of the following: 1) Electrical and Electronic circuits; 2) Crystal Reports; 3) MATLAB; 4) Minitab; 5) Failure analysis for satellite radios and modems in Kit/PCBA/Component level; 6) Quality systems and processes including: ISO9001, TS16949, SPC, PPAP and Six Sigma methodologies; 7) 8D report; and 8) Documenting and communication using physical measurement, photographic, and video equipment.

EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

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Echostar Corporation


Materials Engineers Echostar Corporation - Gaithersburg, MD, United States


Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Company Profile:
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite operations and video delivery solutions. EchoStar’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Hughes, is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband services, delivering network technologies and managed services for enterprise and government customers in more than 100 countries. Headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional business units world-wide, EchoStar is a multiple Emmy award-winning company that has pioneered advancements in the set-top box and satellite industries for nearly 30 years, consistently delivering value for customers, partners and investors through innovation and outstanding quality. EchoStar’s contribution to video technology continues to have a major influence on the way consumers view, receive and manage TV programming.