This position is responsible for the maintenance of all technical and metallurgical quality aspects of the products manufactured by the TIMET Toronto production department in which the Product Metallurgist operates.
1. Ensuring that product has been produced in accordance with the defined metallurgical processes of the applicable Toronto production department, including:
Ensuring that the product meets the customer requirements.
Ensuring that the customer approval and fixed practice requirements have been followed.
Controlling product produced under DOE’s and MPE’s.
Arranging for re-testing, rework and deviation of non-conforming product.
Working with the Operations and Planning group to facilitate material movement through the department.
Working with the OSC to ensure product has been processed in accordance with subcontractor approvals and agreed process routes.
Assisting the Chief Metallurgist with the introduction of new products or processes into standard production.
2. Compile data to help define product process capability and liaise with tech edit to ensure that the contract review process results in acknowledgement of orders that have proven capability.
Review non-standard orders and consult with Chief Metallurgist on poor process capability orders.
Review basis specifications and consult with tech edit on capabilities versus requirements.
Define test requirements.
Maintain FTP databases and highlight most frequent causes of non-conformance.
3. Manage the customer relationships
Review specification technical requirements.
Assist Chief Metallurgist with resolution of customer technical questions/problems
Draft responses customer complaints of a technical nature.
Handle customer process qualifications, approvals and metallurgical offers.
Develop working relationships with counterparts at customers and end users.
Assist with customer visits and audits and prepare responses to resultant actions.
4. Provide technical guidance within the department:
Communicate with production personnel on metallurgical and quality assurance requirements.
Liaise with peers in research, sales and applications development team(s) on new product/process development.
Provide technical contribution to achievement of company and plant goals and objectives.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Working knowledge of titanium metallurgy, and metal working operations
Working knowledge of aerospace and industrial material and quality specifications
Awareness of laboratory and nondestructive testing methods
Ability to apply basic statistical techniques and analysis tools (e.g. Minitab)
Competencies: (List Specific Competencies for Required Success)
Basic interpersonal skills, some negotiation and influential ability, sound personal integrity
Good verbal and writing skills, particularly technical reports.
Analytical and creative thinking
Participative in team building across functional boundaries
Courteous and professional in dealing with difficult problems or opportunities
Four year Bachelors degree in a metals or materials discipline
Up to two years experience in a metals processing industry, with titanium processing experience preferred.
Physical Dimensions: Physical Requirements:
Standard office environment. Ability to sit at a computer terminal for extended periods. Sufficient mobility and dexterity for shop floor observation and interactions.
Environment: Office and shop floor environment