Senior Metallurgist

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Senior Metallurgist

Overview

Our client a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, and minimize environmental impact.

The company operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 countries across five continents.

Description

The Senior Metallurgist will be responsible for the technical leadership of the Metallurgical Services Group. The primary focus of this position is providing metallurgical support to our external customer’s in collaboration with our commercial and application teams. The support includes but is not limited to complete metallurgical failure analysis, corrosion assessment, metallurgical compatibility and evaluation of metallurgical issues via photos.

This position may also provide technical guidance to the research and development group as well as manufacturing plants.

Qualifications

Education:

  • BS in Chemistry, Material Science or related Field with 10 years of Metallurgical Failure Analysis Experience
  • Proven knowledge and experience with root cause metallurgical failure analysis including demonstrated recognition and understanding of material degradation mechanisms (e.g. general corrosion, under deposit corrosion, crevice corrosion, flow-assisted or flow-induced corrosion, stress-corrosion cracking, fatigue cracking, and thermal degradation of metals).
  • Experienced in all aspects of metallurgical testing lab capabilities including sample preparation, etching, and interpretation of microstructures.
  • Familiarity with the design of industrial, pulp & paper, and power generation systems, piping/fluid transport systems and associated equipment.
  • Knowledge of physical and chemical properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals associated with industrial, pulp & paper, and utility systems. Knowledge of welding procedures also preferred.
  • Knowledge of industrial cooling and boiler water treatment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate regularly with international functional groups, sales, field applications, R&D, and marketing.
  • Please note that all candidates applying must have proper US work authorization (US Citizen or Green Card), client will NOT sponsor. Client offers a competitive salary package that is dependent on qualifications and experience as well as a strong benefit package, plus participation in a company wide bonus plan. Interested candidates should submit current resume along with salary history.

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