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Metallurgist

Location: Winnipeg, Maniotba

Date posted: Oct 14, 2021

PURPOSE and SCOPE:

Overall development and application of materials & process engineering program including the selection, control & application of materials & processes, specification, development and qualification of materials & processes and performance of failure analysis and implementation of corrective actions as needed.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the new product development and launch through:
    • Working collaboratively with Design Engineering to support the selection, specification, qualification, and application control of materials.
    • Working collaboratively with Production Engineering to support the specification, development, optimization, and qualification of processes.
  • Review, and update as needed, specification of materials used in current products.
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering to review, and update as necessary, process specifications for processes used in the manufacture of current products.
  • Develop, document, and maintain material inspection/test procedures in support of the qualification of new material and/or new supplier of existing material.
  • Perform Failure analysis and investigation of material, components, and processes.
  • Provide materials and processes expert support to the material review board and supplier quality reviews.
  • Review the current capabilities of the Metallurgical lab; identify and acquire new/additional equipment/instruments to enhance the inspection/testing/failure analysis capabilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or material science.
  • Hands-on experience in material specification, evaluation, and qualification.
  • Applied knowledge of material properties of common materials such as steel, iron, Aluminum, and alloys, including microstructure, fracture mechanics, fatigue, creep, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of welding, heat treatment, different types of casting processes such as sand casting, investment steel casting and others.
  • Experience in mechanical & chemical testing, NDT and metallography.
  • Strong technical report writing skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work closely and effectively with other departments.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and specifications on a wide variety of materials and parts. Understanding of GD&T is an asset.
  • Must demonstrate initiative and require minimal supervision.
  • Good computer skills and applied knowledge of MS Office.
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, is attentive and approachable.
  • Maintains a professional and productive relationship with area management and co-workers.