Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Eastern Cape, ZA
1d ago

Our Client, suppliers of quality aluminum and cast iron components to the automotive, mining and other industrial sectors is looking to employ a Metallurgist.

Education and Experiences :

  • Degree or Diploma in physical metallurgy, majoring in foundry metallurgy and processes
  • Minimum of 10 years in an iron foundry , preferably in a high volume, mechanized green sand, production environment
  • 3 years in the automotive industry
  • Development of new products (or being part of the development team)
  • Compiling material specifications
  • Functioning of a metallurgical laboratory with subordinates
  • PC Literate : Microsoft Office
  • Responsible :

  • To manage and oversee all metallurgical processes in accordance with company and customer (internal and external) requirements.
  • This would include metal and sand specification control, metallurgical process controls, evaluating incoming raw materials, compiling material specifications, metallurgical reports, etc.

  • To ensure continuing compliance with the TS 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, VDA 6.3 and other related and relevant standards and requirements
  • To be responsible for the efficient operation of the foundry metallurgical laboratory ( man, equipment and process) and to ensure that the internal and external customer requirements and specifications, are adhered to
  • To ensure that all audit procedures are conducted efficiently and timeously
  • To assist and support management and other departments in problem solving so that quality standards meet internal and customer requirements
  • To provide training for internal customers so that quality standards are effected
  • To implement and maintain the MDW process in laboratory departments
  • To provide advice to the company on material specifications, tests, etc. on current and new work.
  • Generating technical reports (professionally)
  • Identification of casting defects and root causes
  • Full management of laboratory personnel
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