Metallurgist
Career Advantage - Longview, TX

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Position Title Metallurgist - Heat Treat - TX #2363

Relocation Yes

Location Longview Texas

Company is a leading designer and manufacturer of mobile offshore drilling units and producer of specialty alloy plate.

This position is responsible for providing process and product metallurgy support with an emphasis on Heat Treat and Material Specifications. This will include working with the engineers of the various market groups to select the material and processing and then writing the procedures to meet the required properties.

The following duties and responsibilities are essential. Other duties may be assigned.

o Write heat treat instructions for new parts and disposition failures for Heat Treating Department.

o Coordinate with Mining, Drilling and Offshore engineering groups on material selection and processing

o Track SP nonconformances and evaluate for trends

o Perform Root Cause Analysis on failures.

The metallurgist carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following core competencies:

o Organizational Support - Supports our organization's goals and values.

o Safety - Observes safety and security procedures. Reports potentially unsafe conditions.

o Ethics - Demonstrates ethical behavior and compliance with the law guides every activity.

o Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit and put success of team above own interests.

o Quality Management - Monitors own work to ensure quality.

o Customer Service - Responds promptly to internal and external customer needs.

o Cost Consciousness - Conserves organization resources.

o Change Management - Adapts to and promotes positive changes in the work environment.

o Dependability - Takes responsibility for own actions and results.

o Continuous Improvement - Commits to continuous improvement by improving processes, systems, products, and services. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

o Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity. Generates suggestions for improving work, reducing costs, and improving quality and safety measures (safer, faster, better, cheaper).

o Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration. Maintains confidentiality.

o Leadership - Inspires the trust of others.

o Communication - Speaks and writes clearly. Understands simple instructions.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following job-specific competencies:

o Analytical - Collects and researches data. Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

o Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations. Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

o Project Management - Completes projects on time and budget. Manages project team activities.

o Delegation - Delegates work assignments. Sets expectations and monitor delegated activities. Provide recognition for results.

o Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others. Inspires and motivate others to perform well. Effectively influences actions and opinions of others. Accepts feedback from others. Gives appropriate recognition to others.

o Effective Supervision - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities. Facilitates open communication between employees and management. Conveys performance expectations and provide feedback. Develops subordinates' skills and encourage growth. Solicits and applies customer feedback (intra-company and external). Fosters quality focus in others. Improves processes, products and services. Continually works to improve supervisory skills.

o Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget. Develops and implements cost saving measures. Contributes to profits and revenue.

o Diversity - Promotes a harassment-free environment.

o Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions. Includes appropriate people in decision-making process. Makes timely decisions.

o Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals. Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Measures self against standard of excellence.

o Planning/ Organizing - Plans for additional resources. Sets goals and objectives. Organizes or schedules other people/ resources. Develops realistic action plans.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor of Science/ Arts Metallurgical Engineering or Material Science degree or three years related experience.

Other Skills and Abilities

o Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

o Must be able to learn new technologies.

o Must have good analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.

o Must be willing to work extensive hours as needed.

o Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, etc.

Bottom Line

1. 3 + years of recent experience in an industrial setting as a Metallurgist dealing Carburizing and Heat Treat.

2. Bachelor's Degree preferred.

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