Metallurgy Manager

Job Description
Wise Alloys is a complex manufacturing facility requiring a variety of skills. Whether youíre ready to work in our high-tech mill, in our sales department or on our administrative staff, consider a career with Wise Alloys.

Wise Alloys is an equal opportunity and affirmative-action employer. As such, Wise Alloys always seeks to attract and retain the best qualified people available.


Job/Position Summary:

Primary duties include:

Maintains quality and established fabricating practices for assigned products Identifies areas for product improvement, designs experiments, analyzes data, issues reports, and initiates practice changes

Provides disposition on metal and evaluates cause of problems Initiates cost reduction trials and implements improved practices

Works collaboratively to establish critical process variables, limits, and procedures

Establishes special practices for non-standard products Follows trials and qualification orders through production operations and evaluates suitability for customer requirements

Assesses competitor activities and product performance attributes to establish industry benchmarks Investigates customer complaints and initiates corrective action

Supervisory responsibilities include:

Help employees set and obtain goals

Help prioritize activities for employees as necessary

Give performance appraisals

Transfer gains and knowledge between products

Attend meetings as position requires to represent employees and product lines

Provide training opportunities or train individuals as necessary

Suggest new/different/most suitable problem solving techniques

Posting Date: June 8, 2012
Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelorís Degree in Materials, Metallurgy, or Metallurgical Engineering

10 Years Experience in a rolling mill

Exceptional problem solving skills required to assess customer equipment/product performance issues

Must be able to write technical reports.

Must be able to transfer technical information into laymanís terms for complete communication.

Must have ability to write technically oriented reports that are understood by the general public.

Ability to work with a broad cross section of people from top managers, hourly work force and internal and external customers.

Ability to handle multiple tasks and establish appropriate priority.

General understanding of applied statistical analysis (e.g. regression), quality-engineering techniques (e.g. SPC).

General understanding of MS-Office Products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Desired Qualifications:

Masterís Degree in Materials, Metallurgy, or Metallurgical Engineering

ASQ-CQE or CQA Certification Experience in a metals or can industry

Date Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Special Instructions:
The successful candidate must pass a drug screen as well as undergo a background screen which includes, but is not limited to, criminal, employment, and education verifications.

Affirmative Action Policy:
Wise Alloys LLC is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity.


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