Metallurgist

Location: McKeesport, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Currently seeking a Metallurgist with quality assurance experience to help lead the technical developmental and quality control processes of the facility. This position will report directly to the VP of Operations.

Job duties and responsibilities: • Review customer technical specifications and determine if the product is within the scope of skelp mill vendors’ and pipe mill’s capabilities and offer exceptions/comments required to produce the order. • Prepare skelp inquiries for prospective business. • Participate in maintenance of the quality management system through maintenance of quality documents and internal audits. • Interface with end user in job quotation reviews and pre-production meetings to establish requirements of the order; utilize quality staff to perform this review. • Conduct on-site vendor audits of production and testing practices. • Oversee review of internal and vendor reporting to ensure product compliance. • Work with Test Lab/Non-Destructive departments to generate testing and inspection work instruction documents that contain the requirements of the pipe order. • Create process instructions and test reporting documents with established programs. • Maintain records of defective material for vendor claims. • Perform statistical analysis of product chemistry and mechanical properties for skelp mill performance review and customer reporting as required. • Coordinate contracted, non-standard product testing for pipe body with outside labs. • Lead investigation of production problems related to metallurgical or vendor issues.

Qualifications: • BS in metallurgy or material science • Experience with mechanical testing and Chemical Testing • Related experience in melting, casting and skelp rolling • Knowledge of statistical analysis • Strong knowledge of MS Excel • Understanding of API and ASTM Standards preferred.

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