Permanent position: East Chicago, IN - Our client, a heavy industrial manufacturing company is looking for a Melt Shop Process Engineer to join their growing organization. The Melt Shop Process Engineer is a "hands-on" position that requires close collaboration with the EAF and Caster operators and Operations Management. Candidates for this position must possess a degree in Metallurgy or have equivalent experience. Viable candidates must be comfortable with new and special product development, failure analysis and process data collection. This is a great opportunity to join a growing organization with opportunity for advancement. NOTE: Total Compensation is a combination of base salary plus incentive bonuses and will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities for the Process Engineer
Requirements for the Process Engineer
- Ensure safe and efficient operations within the melt shop with a focus on quality, efficiency and safety.
- Assist in the development of new products and define specific melting, refining and casting standard practices to achieve proper chemistries and steel cleanliness control.
- Oversee slab quality evaluation programs (scarfing) with tie back to scrap mix utilization. Serve as a key player in the Scrap Quality Management System working closely with other engineers and Melt Shop Operations.
- Involvement in all CAPEX project work at caster and slab yard where there are product quality elements.
- Serve as an operational resource as needed for failure analysis and investigations in casting operational issues (general supporting role to the Operations group).
- BS Metallurgical Engineering or equivalent Engineering degree from an accredited 4 year college or university.
- A minimum of 5 years experience with previous experience in EAF melting, refining and continuous casting.
- Competitive Compensation and Bonus Incentive Plan, commensurate with experience. Relocation Package is available.
- Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance benefits. Company Matched 401-k Retirement Plan.
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