• Strategic Metallurgist at Carpenter Technology in Reading, PA
  • Carpenter Technology in Reading, PA, United States
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  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Seeking an experienced metallurgist to work on the Strategic Metallurgy Team. This individual is expected to have a broad technical engineering knowledge base with a focus on metallurgical products and a proven record of accomplishment of delivering impactful results. Will lead and support projects that serve a diverse set of strategic goals, including but not limited to developing new products and processes, improving quality for service performance and safety, improving manufacturing processes for product quality and reliability, qualifying new products and processes with external customers and OEM's, interfacing with government regulatory agencies, leading, and participating in quality investigations. PRIMARY DUTIES:
Provide a diversified range of technical services to our internal customers supporting the attainment of Company and division goals Properly disposition referred, non-conforming and off-standard materials, including but not limited to RMR and customer claims... Recognize material and process deficiencies Develop and implement innovative solutions Provide leadership to less experienced staff Lead multidisciplinary technical teams to address and solve complex problems Recognize and implement business trends for alloy and process development Leads others in the use of statistical methods and experimental design Provide recommendations to management in the development and implementation of strategic plans for the company Lead the application of the Carpenter Operating Model, SPC, six-sigma and/or BPI tools to detect and eliminate project and/or manufacturing process inefficiencies Apply SPC, six-sigma and/or BPI tools to detect and eliminate project and/or process inefficiencies Anticipate internal/external business and regulatory issues Recommend process/product improvements Work within a small, focused team of metallurgists to execute strategic technical projects in support of corporate goals Plan, lead, and execute technical projects Provide reports (verbal and written) on progress, outcomes, adherence to timeline and budget Provide support for other projects and functions as required Interface with internal customers to drive successful execution of project plans Interface with external customers, to provide materials solutions and technical support. There is potential for joint development with external customers Conduct data retrieval and analysis to develop understanding of process parameters on product performance, and application of findings to process design and control Apply business and management expertise to achieve financial and operational objectives within or across areas or departments Investigate quality issues to root cause and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence. If required, participate, or lead internal and external containment actions Work within a culture of accountability, engagement, and safety based on the Carpenter Core Values Complete all other tasks/duties as required REQUIREMENTS:
BS degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science, or related field 10
years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in metallurgy Expert knowledge of metallurgical principles, standards, methods, and practices Expert knowledge of metallurgical and production equipment Knowledge of newest and latest technologies available Knowledge of statistics and Six-Sigma Excellent communication skills--verbal, written and listening Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite--Word, Excel, PowerPoint PREFERRED:
Experience managing broad and/or complex projects while delivering results on schedule Experience initiating programs and projects Ability to anticipate and mitigate risks Experience mentoring others Experience initiating, leading, and participating on teams Ability to travel as needed--generally on the low-end but could vary at times depending on active projects Ability to design projects with clear priorities, commit to achieving deliverables, and deliver on commitments on time with above-the-line accountability Strong overall business acumen including an understanding of financial aspects of the business with the ability to distill critical information for decision making and executive presentation Ability to execute business plans and achieve goals Knowledge and demonstrated application of statistical analysis methodology for problem-solving, product/process improvement Ability to recognize, communicate, measure, and implement actions to mitigate technical risks Open and candid communication style with willingness to speak out and encourage dissent prior to final decision-making Ability to work in a production-oriented environment and/or office environment with external customers Metallurgical knowledge and experience with specialty steels and nickel alloys--emphasis on superalloys, alloy steels, and or stainless steels Experience with premium melting methods (VIM, ESR, VAR) and hot-working process Industry experience with Aerospace and Energy products and technical requirements Experience in other marketing including defense, automotive, industrial, and medical is helpful Working knowledge of quality systems (especially aerospace) Strong experience in working cross-functionally both within an organization and outside using interpersonal skills to secure expertise, resources, and momentum necessary to advance major programs Proven commitment to zero-injury workplace Ability to create and sustain an environment of dignity, respect, integrity, and ethics, within a team
Salary Range:
$100K -- $150K
Minimum Qualification
Industrial EngineeringEstimated Salary: $20 to $28 per hour based on qualifications
Reading PA USA


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