Senior Process Engineer-Deformation/in METALLURGIST Metallurgist/by Michael Heineman
As a Senior Process Engineer, you will be responsible for providing post-melt technical support to manufacturing facilities. This will include all hot rolling, forging, and similar post-melt processes.
Duties and Responsibilities
Internal/external technical contact for thermo-mechanical processing operations primarily focused on forging.
Provide technical support to Operations for processing material when obstacles in production arise.
Provide technical support for outside conversion operations and internal Conversion Services as required.
Develop and maintain operational and metallurgical expertise in thermo-mechanical processing of Ni/Fe/Co-base, titanium, and specialty steel alloys through experimentation, technical literature review, best practice exchanges across, and attending technical conferences.
Product line responsibility for Nickel/Specialty Steel alloy reroll billet. Track critical to quality process metrics and identify opportunities to improve yield, cycle time, and cost.
Maintenance and standardization of hot working operating and mill instructions.
Provide technical support in resolving process-related non-conformances and customer complaints.
Collaborate with Operations and Maintenance personnel to develop improvements to manufacturing processes and standards that enhance safety in the workplace, equipment performance and product quality.
Plan, execute and manage product/process continuous improvement programs. Apply statistical data analysis and thermal/deformation modeling tools as required to support initiatives.
Lead and participate in team-based, cross-functional continuous improvement activities including risk assessments, problem solving reports, cause/effect diagrams, process audits, and standard work.
Communicate results to management, colleagues, and customers in the form of written reports and oral presentations.
Support Product Engineering and R&D in the development, evaluation and standardization of new products and processes.
Create and implement items, recipes, mill instructions and other quality system documents.
Provide technical support during customer audits and inquiries.