Linamar Metallurgist in Livonia, Michigan
Metallurgist will oversee metallurgy lab and direct activities taking place in the lab. The metallurgist will provide guidance to lab technician(s) and actively participate in the lab activities as needed to complete work requests. The metallurgist will review data and create reports based on analysis. Analysis may include samples from incoming materials / components, prototype parts, weldments, failure analysis, warranty returns etc. In addition to support provided in the laboratory, the metallurgist will also provide input to the engineering teams during the design and testing phase of new products. Further, the metallurgist will work with product engineering to assist with metallurgical specifications for drawings as well as support development for metallurgical processes such as welding, heat treating, coating, casting etc.
Linamar Corporation is a Canadian diversified global manufacturing company of highly engineered products across global industries and markets. From the entrepreneurial seeds planted by our dynamic founder, to the support provided along the way, all Linamar employees are poised for success in this fast-paced and rapidly growing environment. With access to the tools you need to succeed, you will make an impact along with other motivated and engaged employees.
Destructive and Non-Destructive testing
Metallurgical sample preparation
Hardness measurements (Rockwell, Vickers, Brinell)
Evaluation of material microstructures before and after heat treatment.
Failure Analysis and reporting
Oversee metallurgy lab and technician(s)
Magnetic Particle Inspection
Assist in DFMEA/PFEMA activities
Support design engineering on the development of new products and materials
Research and proposals of materials / processes
Maintenance of Lab Equipment and proposals for new equipment needs
Establish and maintain lab processes
Maintain and update laboratory scope
Present results to Suppliers, Customers, or Linamar staff
Maintain effective communication with managers, supervisors, engineering, and production employees.
Assist in the training of employees as it relates to metallurgy, equipment usage, techniques etc.
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of this position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering / Materials Science, Metallurgy, Chemistry, or equivalent scientific field
Three to five years of independent experience in automotive components failure analysis
Hands on heat treatment and welding experience is preferred (mig, tig, laser, electron beam).
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel).
Detailed knowledge and understanding of main principals of Physical Metallurgy of ferrous and non-ferrous materials
Some practical knowledge of cast iron and aluminum casting processes and related Physical Metallurgy principals
Some knowledge of steel and cast iron parts machining specifics
Deep comprehension and understanding of drawing / engineering material properties
Experience with contamination testing helpful
Hands on experience in metallurgical sample preparation
Hands on experience in hardness measurement
Hands on experience with microscopes
JOMESA (contamination / particle size & type) measurement helpful
Level 2 NDT MPI certified preferred
Experience in analysis of microstructures of ferrous, including cast irons, and aluminum alloys.
Practical knowledge and ability to interpret results of studies using SEM, FTIR, and other analytical techniques.
Ability to interpret microstructures of ferrous and nonferrous materials.
Ability to work collaboratively with engineers, other technologists and technicians and other staff on the same project. May conduct work and collect samples independently.
Learn through courses offered by technical institutes, colleges, universities and through in-house workshops offered by company. Receive training on new computer programs and software updates. Acquire new learning by communicating with their co-workers, colleagues and peers and reading available books, manuals, reports and journals.
Must adhere to and promote adherence to EHS procedures affecting the laboratory.
Opportunities for career advancement
Req ID: 9015BR
Position Title: Metallurgist
No. of Positions: 1
Geographic Location: Livonia, Michigan, USA
Facility: McLaren (USA)
Department: Quality Assurance
Current Shift: Days
Employment Type: Full Time Salary
Percentage of Travel Required: 11-25%
Removal Date: 29-Aug-2018