Senior Metallurgist

Recruiter
Proftech Talent
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
10 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

The role

As the foundries chief metallurgist your duties will include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Management of all melting operations for 4 cupolas on a two shift basis
  • Assist Quality & Technical in product quality and scrap reduction projects
  • Assist operations in achieving maximum melting throughput
  • Establish and monitor KPI's for key process operations
  • Ensure compliance of metallurgical operations to the internal QMS system as well as external accreditation (ISO 9001/TS16949/IATF)

Requirements

  • Academic qualification in metallurgy (HND / HNC / Degree) (Essential)
  • Previous experience involving cupola melting of grey iron (Essential)
  • A solid understanding of the physical metallurgy, chemical composition and solidification patterns of iron based alloys. (Essential)
  • Management experience with excellent communication skills and a solutions based attitude
  • Experience working within high volume automotive production (Desirable)
  • Understanding of quality accreditation standards (IATF Knowledge would be desirable)
  • Knowledge and application of improvement tools and techniques - LEAN, Six Sigma, error proofing, SPC.

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