Provide technical support and assistance to steelmaking operations and external customers through expert analysis of mill metallurgical processes and materials, identification of challenges, implementation of innovative solutions, and ongoing quality improvement initiative.
Design, execute and report on product development and quality improvement trials
Develop operating practices to produce quality steel products meeting or exceeding industry standards and customer requirements
Conduct ongoing analysis of manufacturing practices to monitor compliance and effectiveness
Interpret data and make recommendations to management team
Implement SPC techniques for quality and productivity enhancements
Investigate quality-related production issues and recommend cost-effective solutions
Manage disposition of material which does not meet quality requirements for intended application Provide assistance to maintenance or engineering on materials selection and fabrication techniques, as needed
Respond to external inquiries, develop production plans and certify material in cooperation with internal cross-functional teams
Represent company on external technical committees as required.
Conduct ongoing research and drive discovery with regard to best practices, industry innovations, and relevant competitive activities