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  • Job reference: RMS0205426


  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Columbiana, Alabama
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
BASIC PURPOSE: To supervise the production, manufacturing and quality of company product, specific to the assigned

departments. This shall be performed in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner. Shall ensure that ISO and Customer

specific requirements are implemented and maintained.


1. Assure that all castings meet and exceed the specified mechanical and physical properties prior to shipment. This includes

testing and documentation for certification for both production and sample parts.

2. Research and development of approved metallurgical testing procedures to be used in testing and in-process checking of the iron

to assure a quality product.

3. Metallurgical assistance to quoting personnel.

4. Setting Metallurgical parameters throughout the process including, charge make-up, base chemistry targets, percent mag

treatment, brinells, in-process and final.

5. Work on special projects and coordinate development of new systems in the metallurgical/ sand preparation field.

6. Perform on site surveys (Metallurgical Lab, in-coming material for iron, documentation of the chemical and mechanical


7. Auditing vendors as necessary.

8. Responsible for the supervision of the Metallurgical Lab Technician, Sand Lab Technicians and Process Auditor:

- Auditing of incoming steel and other materials that are part of the iron composition.

- Verifying the base iron charge and chemistry.

- Auditing alloy additions of the final iron.

- Operating and maintenance of the testing equipment.

- Audit the Molding process sheets metallurgical section, including follow-up discrepancies.

- Ensure that the metallurgical measuring equipment used in manufacturing is checked at scheduled intervals.

- Test bars are properly poured and tested.

- Auditing of all production procedures for compliance.

- Updating Process Sheets

9. Responsible for initializing corrective action of customer or in-house metallurgical problems.

10. Monitoring and auditing of iron pouring.

11. Responsible for the supervision of the Metallurgical/Sand Technician to ensure that the measuring equipment used in

manufacturing is checked at scheduled intervals.

12. Assist the Quality Manager in utilizing statistical techniques, sand processing and preparation in the Metallurgical,

Melting and Pouring departments.

13. Perform all duties assigned by the Quality Assurance Manager.

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