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Quality - Associate Metallurgist

1537 Auburn Dr, Auburn, IN 46706, USA Req #19
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Who We Are:

Metal Technologies is a premier metal casting company that uses modern technology and a highly productive workforce to produce the best quality product. Since 1997, we have been a privately held, family-owned company. Metal Technologies produces high quality gray iron, ductile iron, austempered ductile and value-added machining for a variety of industries. Each foundry has unique processes and capabilities that complement specific product families and specifications. As a growing company, Metal Technologies offers a wide range of challenging and exciting career opportunities. If you are looking for a progressive company that promotes and rewards individual achievement, consider applying for a position with us.


MTI is committed to building and maintaining a culture of excellence through an adherence to our values:

  • Faith.We honor God in everything we do.
  • Family. We are family.
  • Spirit.We can do this.
  • Grit.We enjoy getting our hands dirty.
  • Vision.We create opportunity.
  • Rigor.We focus on process.

We offer a diverse and inclusive variety of benefits. At MTI we believe that taking care of our employees means to ensure that they can live healthy balanced lives which results in better work performance.

General Summary:

Will assist the Metallurgist in various tasks related to the sand and metallurgical labs which will include establishing procedures, maintaining calibration of equipment, and training personnel.  The Associate Metallurgist will work collaboratively with the Metallurgist in a developmental role while providing assistance and recommendations during the activities of the Metallurgist role.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the performance of microstructure analysis on regular basis for data collection, problem resolution, and for determining allowable ranges. 
  • Assists in the technical support in determining chemistry ranges, inoculation procedures, temperatures, etc. 
  • Along side of the Metallurgist, works closely with manufacturing and engineering regarding defect analysis and process improvements. 
  • Under the direction of the Metallurgist, works with vendors in selecting proper materials and exploring alternative methods and procedures.
  • Will be required to maintain records to meet ISO/ IATF16949 requirements. 
  • Be involved with the procurement and purchasing of raw materials used in the foundry operation.
  • Coordinate customer material certification and verification reporting and sign off on all required documentation.
  • Provide input for calibration and assess performance of all measuring devices for chemistry and temperature.
  • Review and provides recommendations for lab procedures if necessary (e.g. frequency of testing, initiation of action plans to replace or upgrade the Spectrometer, Carbon / Sulfur Analyzer, and other metallurgical equipment.
  • Under the guidance and direction of the Metallurgist, reviews current sample preparation and cataloging procedure for microanalysis.  Maintain records and sample archives.
  • Participate in advanced quality planning.
  • Work with all departments to improve quality, reduce costs and help develop new markets.


Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements:

  • Knowledge of chemical analysis methods.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize a PC and related software


Working Conditions

  • The Metallurgist will reside in the office and on the production floor.  Must be able to adhere to conditions of the plant.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and on their feet 50% on the production floor.
  • Must be able to move about inside the office and in the plant.
  • Travel requirements-some travel is necessary to visit customers, MTI plants, conferences/meetings, etc.
  • This position will operate a computer and other machinery in the plant.
  • Must be able to frequently communicate with employees and other individuals in person and telephone.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Engineering degree, preferably in the materials sciences.
  • Must have completed one internship or co-op in related materials science field, foundry or manufacturing plant.
  • Exposure to/understanding of ISO/ IATF16949 requirements.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 1537 Auburn Dr, Auburn, IN 46706, USA