Senior Research Metallurgist

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Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: May 24, 2020
Expiry Date: December 31, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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The Senior Research Metallurgist provides technical expertise in broad areas of materials and processes in support of all areas of the company.  He/she initiates and conducts new material, process, and product development; works directly with customers and potential customers to resolve technical problems; and assumes leadership of R&D during the absence of the R&D Manager.

Essential Functions

  • Become a technical expert and thought leader
    • Initiate and conduct new product development, especially in the areas of new alloy formulation, materials processing, and innovative use of all company’s expertise and capabilities
    • Maintain working knowledge of technological developments in both new and existing markets, and keep upper management aware of potential impact of these changes
    • Support new product development activities of others within the company
  • Provide support within our company and to our customers
    • Provide metallurgical support to resolve day-to-day manufacturing problems with emphasis on deformation processing of materials
    • Provide technical support and training to the Sales and Marketing departments
    • Work directly with current and prospective customers to select appropriate products, or develop novel solutions if needed

Additional Responsibilities

  • Form relationships with customer, industry, and academic thought leaders
  • Produce high-quality, high-impact technical communications
    • Prepare well written, professional reports, whitepapers, and publication-quality manuscripts
    • Document new test methods to support improved product quality/ reliability
    • Produce detailed failure analyses for the Company, current, and prospective customers
  • Track and report on the status of developmental and support projects
  • Perform critical economic analysis of the value of new technologies and equipment
  • Benchmark competitive products and technologies
  • Supervise activities of member(s) of the R&D Technician Team