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Product Line Engineer/Metallurgist

Company: Global Advanced Metals
Location: Boyertown
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Global Advanced Metals, one of the world's leading suppliers of tantalum products, is looking for a Product Line Engineer/Metallurgist. Tantalum is a strategically important mineral with about half of the world's supply used in electronic products such as tablets, smart phones, digital cameras and electronic systems for vehicles. Our headquarters is located in the Northeastern United States with operations in Japan, Australia and Pennsylvania.Position Summary: Participate in the development of key manufacturing improvement initiatives. Provide support to manufacturing in process design to meet customer requirements. Serve as resource for development and implementation of programs aimed at improved operations, costs, quality and unit reliability in support of the goals of the plant and overall business. Serve as technical metallurgical resource for tantalum and niobium products. Key Areas of Responsibility: --- Provide technical support for melting, forging, rolling and annealing operations and evaluate their impact on metallurgical properties. --- Work with toll vendors in measuring and improving their capability. --- Provide on-site witnessing of toll vendor operations. Monitor and document vendor performance. --- Create BOMs, Routers, Quality requirement documents, Process Control Plans for product and process modifications. --- Provide technical support for metallurgical testing lab. --- Work with Finance to provide costing information to Sales department for product and process modifications to aid in product pricing. --- Support continuous improvement by structured problem solving analysis such as DMAIC, PDCA, Six Sigma Black Belt. CI and other Quality tools. --- Handle customer complaints and correct process problems. Desired Skills and Experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, teaming & communication skills
  • Knowledge of key metals processing such as casting, forging, rolling, annealing, machining, etc.
  • Knowledge of refractory reactive metals such as tantalum, titanium, tungsten, etc. desirable.
  • Knowledge of vacuum melting and annealing processes desirable.
  • Understanding of metallurgical mechanical testing, metallography, chemical analysis, and hardness testing.
  • Three to seven years of experience in a manufacturing environment desired.
  • 10% Travel or less required.Required Skills:
    • BS Metallurgy, Metallurgical Engineering, or Materials Science required.
    • Adheres to all intellectual property standards; safety, health and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures and encourages/requires other personnel to do the same as appropriate
    • Lives the GAM Values (Integrity, Respect, Innovation, and Responsibility) Global Advanced Metals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Global Advanced Metals, Reading , Product Line Engineer/Metallurgist, Engineering , Boyertown, Pennsylvania

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