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Development Metallurgist

Location: SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE Salary: 35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 7
Posted: 4 months ago Reference: 3101777
REED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading engineering company with a global client base.

Job Summary

Senior technical resource focused on development and improvement activities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• Lead the development and introduction of new products in line with business needs.
• Lead projects to improve product quality and/or decrease cost (eg. Yield, Right First Time).
• Interface with customers on defining technical requirements and approval programs.
• Work closely with operations to progress development and improvement activities.
• Assist Product Metallurgists with complex metallurgical problems.

Skills, Experience & Qualification

Minimum Requirements:
• Batchelor’s Degree or higher in Metallurgy, Materials Science.
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a relevant industrial environment with demonstrable experience within the aerospace, oil and gas or power generation sector.
• A solid understanding of the physical metallurgy of steel and nickel based alloys allied with metallographic and mechanical testing knowledge.
• Demonstrable experience of managing projects to completion via a systematic approach.
• Demonstrable experience of OEM quality systems, specifications and approval requirements.
• Knowledge and application of improvement tools and techniques – RCCA, problem solving, error proofing, RAA, SPC.

Desirable Requirements:

• 6 Sigma qualification.
• 8D Problem solving qualification.
• Project management qualification.
• Business improvement/ Lean manufacturing qualification.

Candidates with new product introduction and product development within a Metallurgical discipline would be advantageous.

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