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Repair Development Engineer

Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina
35 days ago

Company Description

Company Description

Chromalloy has expanded from a gas turbine parts repair business into an OEM supplier of production parts and advanced repairs and services for gas turbines used in aviation and power applications. Chromalloy serves the airline, military, marine and energy segments with a broad range of services at locations around the globe.

Chromalloy is a diversified aerospace company with innovative solutions in the Aviation, Energy, and Defense industries. Chromalloy provides services in Manufacturing, Engineering, and Technology. For additional information, visit .


Job Description


This role is within the Chromalloy New York Engineering Organization. This role will support development and manufacturability of repair procedures for high-pressure turbine airfoils and duct segments.

The Repair Development Engineer (RDE) will be responsible for reviewing engine manuals, identifying and developing repair procedures, implementing repair procedures on strategic engine platform airfoil hardware programs. He/she will report regularly on project updates, lead or participate in technical meetings, communicate with various organizations including Chromalloy Center of Excellence, Repair Operations, Quality, Customer Support, in a matrix structure.

Must be willing to work onsite in Orangeburg, NY. No work from home option available.

Hiring range: $85,400 - $112,035



The duties and responsibilities regularly performed in this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and standardize repairs and procedures in the assigned special process area.  
  • Special processes include one or more of the following: thermal spray (APS, LPPS), EBPVD, diffusion coatings (VPA, pack cementation), precious metal plating, specialty welding, machining, laser processes, EDM, heat treatment, braze, chemical cleaning and stripping.
  • Ensure that processes meet quality requirements and operational objectives.
  • Publish technical reports, assist in development of work instructions, operator training material on special process procedures in the assigned technical area.
  • Lead problem solving teams and conduct RCCAs on equipment and process related issues addressing manufacturing challenges.
  • Assist in equipment and process troubleshooting.
  • Recommend and initiate changes in the present processes and/or equipment to improve safety, quality and productivity.
  • Support new program launches and acceptance of new processes. Monitor daily quality and productivity results, react to problems as they occur.
  • Participate in and lead design reviews with process engineers and repair development engineers.
  • Train less experienced team members.


  • Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Materials, or Chemical Engineering preferred. Other disciplines from an accredited university or college also considered.
  • 5 years or more experience in design, manufacturing, or repair engineering is preferred.
  • Experience in the aerospace industry is preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of gas turbine manufacturing and repair processes is preferred.
  • Knowledge of FAA guidelines for PMA and RS-DER requirements and compliance testing is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with NADCAP or similar industrial quality certifications is a plus.
  • Experience with high temperature material systems is preferred.
  • Experience with continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, design thinking methodologies is a plus.
  • Eligible to work in the United States. 

Critical Success Factors for This Role

  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Strong technical and effective communication in English, both written and verbal, are essential for success in this role.
  • Adherence to safety standards and processes
  • Strives to understand the business impact of internal projects/decisions; seeks guidance from experts and other functions when making decisions of potentially high impact.
  • Takes ownership of commitments and consistently drives to meet objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to effectively work individually or with a team


Additional Information

Chromalloy is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran's status, or visual, hearing, mental or physical disability. 

Any offer of employment will also be conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen in accordance with company policy and applicable federal and state regulations.  If this position requires access to export-controlled technology and technical data, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations and or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, any offer of employment is contingent upon Chromalloy’s determination, in its sole discretion, if any additional authorization for the employee to access such technology is required and obtainable in a manner that meets its immediate business needs prior to beginning work.




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