A leader in innovative design and manufacturing of Ultrasonic transducers,
is recruiting for a 

Ceramic Processing Technician Lead


MSI Transducers develops and manufactures highly complex electro-mechanical sonar assemblies for defense and commercial applications. We manufacture our own Lead Zirconate Titanate (PZT) ceramics using a unique injection molding method followed by conventional ceramic processing.

MSI Transducers is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a position as a Lead Ceramic Processing Technician for piezoelectric applications. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years in ceramic powder processing principles and techniques. Knowledge and/or experience with injection molding is not a requirement but is a function of this position. Ideal candidate will also be responsible for a portion of the daily supervision required for ceramic production. Candidate must also demonstrate the ability to work both independently and under direct supervision.

MSI Transducers will provide on-the-job training where applicable.


  • Daily supervision of ceramic activities, which include:
  • Assaying of powders
  • Weighing of components
  • Batch mixing
  • Calcination or high temperature powder processing
  • Powder milling
  • Performing density measurements and particle size analysis
  • Ability to operate and maintain processing equipment such as blending machines and furnaces
  • Injection molding of ceramic preforms
  • Tooling set up and maintenance
  • Following both written and verbal instructions effectively
  • Direct the activities of other technicians


High school education or equivalent. 3 to 5 years work related experience

  • Ability to work with both dry and wet chemical processing
  • Strong math skills
  • Proficient in units of measure
  • Proficient with Excel spreadsheet
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills
  • Familiarity with 6S and lean manufacturing practices
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Experience working in clean room environment a plus
  • Knowledgeable in temperature controller operation and programming a plus
  • Experience with injection molding a plus
  • Experience with ceramic powders a strong plus

Due to ITAR compliance, this position requires candidates to be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.

If you meet these criteria, please forward your resume to:

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