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Chief Metallurgist

Hiring Company Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified
Number of Employees: 100 - 1,000 Employees
Total Compensation: --
     - Base Salary: Doe
     - Bonus / Commission: Bonus
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Location: Houston, TX
Position Filled
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Develop and improve materials and components that are used throughout the forging and heat treatment production process. Processing of production information and data to improve the forging and heat treatment production process. Testing of final products to ensure quality specifications of the material has been met. Assist with material selection to insure mechanical and chemical requirements are met. Evaluate, plan, implement, and develop machinery and processes to manufacture material for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications. Assist with the Quality Assurance department with all aspects associated with ISO 9001 registration and certification. This includes the review of quality related problems, writing corrective action reports, and assisting with updates of both the quality manual and quality procedures. Act as the sales engineer to develop orders given processing parameter as outlined by customer product specifications.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 



  • Failure analysis
  • Assist the sales department with order development and input parameters
  • Review and approval of engineering and customer specification
  • Design of experiments to expand application of existing products.
  • Final review and approval of summarized specification for the operations system.
  • Work Order review and assignment.
  • Test bar experiments assignment


OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 



  • Develop and conduct in house training.
  • Final Test Certification Review and Approval

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 



  • Bachelors degree in Materials Science or Metallurgical Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Previous experience with open die forging and heat treatment.
  • Experience reading an interpreting engineering and manufacturing specifications.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Proficient computer skills and working knowledge of MS Office software.
  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 



  • Prolonged sitting is required.
  • Frequent walking, stair climbing, bending, stooping and squatting.
  • Lifting up to 10 pounds frequently.

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