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Senior Metallurgist
Three Rivers, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 7/11/2019

Required Skills

  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Required Skills and Education
  • BS or MS in Metallurgical Engineering
  • Minimum requirement of a MS degree in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis in Materials Science
  • Strong Manufacturing Process Engineering experience would be considered in lieu of a metallurgical engineering degree
  • Five years’ experience in manufacturing as metallurgical engineer
  • Expertise in Microstructural analysis of both Ferrous and Non-Ferrous materials with strong emphasis on carburizing and induction heat treatment
  • Expertise in Carburizing Atmospheres (Endothermic) as well as all aspects of the Induction Heat Treat Process
  • Ability to perform diagnostic measurement techniques to assure furnace carburizing atmospheres are optimized
  • Working knowledge to maintain the heat treat production quality of Hypoid Gears
  • Must be available to work off shifts, weekends, and be on call 24/7
  • Candidate will be able to prepare and analyze samples daily
  • Working computer skills in Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime as needed including weekends and holidays

Job Description

  • Highly qualified Metallurgical Engineer or related engineering professional to support metallurgical production process and laboratory analysis in a three-shift operation in the areas of metallurgy (carburized process and chemical process) within the automotive industry
  • Manage projects involving the purchase and installation of new heat-treating equipment and enhancements to existing equipment
  • Coordinate and oversee preventive maintenance plans to maximize heat treat furnace up time
  • Evaluate production process results to ensure quality and conformance of Axle components with the company and customer specifications
  • Troubleshoot various problems with the machining, carburizing and other heat treat related processes
  • Lead and support supplier development and problem resolution efforts
  • Interpret blueprints, production standards, and customer specifications and relate product performance to these requirements
  • Perform established metallurgical analysis to assess various characteristics, especially heat treat related
  • Prepare formal reports of material / process investigations
  • Write and update work instructions for heat treat and quality lab personnel
  • Statistical methods such as SPC (Statistical Process Control) Critical thinking and problem resolution abilities
  • Develop new heat-treating recipes
  • Submit proposals for Metallurgical Department budget
  • Develop cost savings projects

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