What Companies Hire Materials Engineers?
A wide range of companies hire materials engineers. For example, on its website, the Sloan Career Cornerstone lists 95 companies as examples of those who hire materials engineers. This list include primary metals companies, like Alcoa, AK Steel, and Dalton Foundries; computer related companies, like Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and Intel; automotive companies, like Ford, GM, and Chrysler; chemical companies, like E.I. DuPont and Dow Chemical; petroleum companies, like Conoco and Exxon; national labs, like Argonne National Lab or Los Alamos National Labs; as well as a variety of other companies, like Babcock & Wilcox, Deere & Company, General Electric, Proctor & Gamble, and Sherwin Williams.
The State University of New York at Stony Brook, on its materials science and engineering website, lists hundreds of high tech companies who work in materials science and engineering fields, in categories similar to those above.