Our client recently hired use for a search for a senior metallurgist in the New Product and Process Development Center. We are looking for a corporate level, technological leader in metallurgy and materials science who is a hands-on, team player. The person will be expected to act as consultant and metallurgical expert to all divisions, as necessary, responding to queries about materials, material acceptability, specifications, failure investigations, material performance improvements and material quality issues both internal and with our supplier base.
New Product Development: Research and Development of performance enhancing materials and material heat treatments.
Design: Support company engineers on materials selection and evaluation, testing, fabrication, heat treatment, and plating.
Manufacturing: Support the evaluation of material quality, obtain and maintain NADCAP heat treat accreditation where required, consult and assist with internal/external customer concerns regarding product quality, customer audits and approvals, materials and testing, failure analysis, destructive testing, procedures, evaluation of vendors for heat treating and plating
Metallurgical Analysis: Improve existing metallurgical laboratory and maintain a list of vendors that can provide services outside of the labs capabilities.
Manage Corporate Metallurgy Function: Conduct bi-weekly department update meetings, coordinate the projects of two Fellow level metallurgists with more than 80 years combined experience, and oversee a lab. Technician.
REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS:
BS/MS/PhD in Metallurgy, or Metallurgical Engineering, or Materials Science
10 + years of related experience.
Expertise in metallurgy, thermal processing, machining, chemical processing, plating, stress relieving, material standards, material processing and potential process changes affecting material performance.
Keen knowledge of the causes of fatigue and failure of metals, especially – but not limited to – the field of bearings.
Anticipate travel requirements to various customers, suppliers, and company acilities of approximately 25%.