Process Development Metallurgist

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Northwest
Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 20, 2021
Expiry Date: December 31, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Mid level
Years of Experience: 4
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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The Process & Development Engineer provides technical knowledge and expertise to develop & improve manufacturing processes.

 

Essential functions include:

Developing, defining and completing on time the assigned Research & Development        chartered projects

Interacting with the Alloy Development, Intelligent Factory, Application Engineering, R&D and Process engineers to collaborate on and complete prioritized tasks and initiatives

Enhancing understanding of processing information for casting, rolling, heat treatment, aging and destructive & non-destructive testing of aluminum alloys

Writing technical reports summarizing work as well as presentations to peers on progress of projects

Researching new and existing materials and/or processes for potential improvements to product lines

Researching equipment designs and capabilities.  Initiate and implement upgrades to equipment as required.  Prepare specifications for equipment and testing

Designing experiments using research and production processing equipment.  Analyze experimental results and make recommendations based on analysis

Performing field sampling and analysis of aluminum products

Working in cross-functional teams to develop process and production improvements

Leading and/or contributing to continuous improvement and six sigma project teams

Maintaining manufacturing practices and procedures to optimize product quality/performance

Supporting plant safety initiatives through active involvement in the safety process