Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Metallurgist will effectively provide metallurgical and technical support to all aspects of manufacturing.
Provide daily metallurgical and technical support to all company departments actively involved in manufacturing, including corrective and preventive action
Perform metallographic analysis using digital or optical microscopy.
Conduct root cause failure analysis investigations on customer complaints/claims and internal quality issues including corrective and preventive action
Prepare detailed technical reports on completed failure analysis investigations.
Responsible for identifying and executing projects for process improvements.
Actively contributes and implements continuous process improvements.
Perform regular process audits to assure adherence to standard procedure and analyze process optimization.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science required
At least 5 years related experience with casting and hot extrusion preferred.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of metallographic sample preparation, etching and the use of digital and light optical microscopes
Attention to detail
Computer proficient in Microsoft Office
Knowledge of basic laboratory safety practices
Strong communication skills
Strong mathematical skills
SPECIFIC EQUIPMENT USED:
Microscopes & Metallography Equipment
Optical, XRF and ICP spectrometers plus hardness and tensile testing equipment
Digital photography macro and micro
Computer and computer programs
Appropriate Safety PPE
Chase provides competitive wages and benefits, including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(k), Paid Vacation and Holidays, Competitive Wages, Tuition Reimbursement, Bonus opportunity, a Wellness Incentive Program, and more
If you're looking for a future that involves working for a best-in-class company and enhancing the quality of life for yourself and family, we welcome the opportunity to review your application.
Chase Brass is a tobacco-free facility - tobacco users of any kind need not apply.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer