Chief Engineer

  • location: Beaver Falls, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $100,000 per year

job description

Chief Engineer

Permanent position: Chief Metallurgist - Specialty steel manufacturer. Hands on leader of all technical activities of this cold drawn bar mill focused on manufacture of special shapes. Serves on company executive team, reports to President & CEO. Functions as chief metallurgist. Direct reports include process engineer and metallurgist. BS Materials Science and Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering.

Responsibilities for the Chief Engineer
  • Functions as chief metallurgist along with responsibility for all quality, plant and equipment maintenance, contract review, product engineering, product testing, project engineering and environmental compliance activities.
  • Budgetary responsibility for MRO, chemicals, energy, environmental, tooling and maintenance spending.
  • Primary contact for supplier and customer technical requirements.
  • Establishes spending plans and controls spending for assigned responsibilities
  • Responsible for maintaining company ISO certification, leads ISO Management Reviews; leads preparation for internal, surveillance and renewal audits; maintains QMS
  • Process owner for all product technical specifications including material specifications, annealing requirements, process paths and product certification
Requirements for the Chief Engineer

  • BS Materials Science and Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering.
  • 15 or more years of diverse plant and product engineering assignments of increasing responsibility including mill and/or engineering leadership roles in the steel industry
  • Strong supplier quality foundation
  • Solid foundation in ISO requirements
  • Working understanding of steel annealing processing and effects to achieve mechanical properties
  • Strong foundation in environmental compliance requirements
  • Strong general business savvy and entrepreneurial bent toward measured risk taking
  • Comfortable using integrated ERP system for business process control
  • Comfort with metallurgical lab activities and test procedures
  • Practical experience leading maintenance and project engineering

  • Serves on company executive team, reports to President & CEO
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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