Lab Metallurgist

International Search Partners - Lafayette, LA



  • Supervise met lab operations and lab technicians
  • Conduct studies of metals and alloys to determine their physical characteristics for manufacturing purposes or determine compliance with manufacturing specifications and standards
  • Apply knowledge of metallurgy to recommend engineering and manufacturing changes to attain design objectives in the most economical manner possible
  • Consult with engineers to develop methods of manufacturing at minimum costs
  • Work with customers to make sure their expectations are being met and exceeded
  • Conduct failure analysis
  • Provide support to Sales and Purchasing departments - Interpreting standards, proposing materials and processes, qualifying new suppliers, resolving material or quality issues, etc.
  • Perform other projects or responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Previous experience in ferrous heat treating/manufacturing preferred
  • Supervision experience desired, but not required
  • Statistical knowledge, knowledge of PPAP and FMEA would be highly valuable
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing would be ideal
  • Experience with AS 400 system helpful
  • Ability to communicate well with suppliers and coworkers
  • Ability to identify and resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to travel to customer sites (infrequently)

Education and work Experience:

  • BS degree in Metallurgy or Materials Science

Posted On: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Compensation: $80,000.00

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