Metallurgy Laboratory Engineer

Metallurgy Laboratory Engineer
Reports to

Metallurgy Laboratory Manager – GTO - Hagerstown
Direct reports and matrix reports to the above Position

Reports to Metallurgy Laboratory Manager
Mission/purpose of the Job

The Lab Engineer develops tests and tests current products in the process, helps to implement new lab solutions, and maintains lab calibration and test records.
Key responsibilities/Accountabilities
  • Computer proficiency, including word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, and generating reports using standard software applications
  • Develop, operate & improve the industrial Lab process to ensure that our product complies with established standards & specifications.
  • Perform analysis of new, failed supplier & field parts for confirming the conformity status.
  • Develop competencies of the metallurgy team on the use of laboratory equipment, including destructive or non-destructive testing, as well as processes & standards.
  • Generates lab data test reports on metallurgical & technical expertise to internal customers.
  • Develop standard operating procedures for standardizing the metallurgy laboratory and Technical Cleanliness Laboratory activities.
  • Lead investigation of quality problems of a metallurgical nature by reporting findings & initiating corrective actions with the support of purchasing, engineering & production.
  • Perform a special manufacturing process audit to confirm compliance with standards – specifications.
  • In the project, ensure that the prerequisites related to metallurgy are communicated and addressed for readiness at the start of production.
Key targets and results
  • Leadtime for feedback to the Production line following various audits/checks
Metallurgy Laboratory Engineer
Metallurgy Laboratory Engineer
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgy, Materials, or Mechanical Engineering.
Preferred experience and knowledge
  • Three to five years of experience in the operation of a Mechanical or Metallurgy test lab
  • Quality engineering experience is a plus.
  • Metal mechanical manufacturing experience.
  • Experience in a union environment
  • Experience in Power BI and Power Apps
Necessary technical/functional/language skills
  • Maintain a “Safety First” attitude.
  • Customer Focus: Understand the needs of internal and external customers
  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge in the field of metallurgy.
  • Ensure that the latest revisions of external standards are accessible online.
  • Communication and collaboration with stakeholders are the keys to this position.
  • Encourage Operational Excellence.
  • Strive for continuous improvement.
  • Needs to have a good understanding of the Volvo Group Businesses

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Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s manufacturing of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks, as well as engines and transmissions. We also orchestrate the spare parts distribution for Volvo Group’s customers globally and design, operate and optimize logistics and supply chains for all brands. We count 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, where continuous improvement is the foundation. As our planet is facing great challenges, we - one of the largest industrial organizations in the world - stand at the forefront of innovation. We are ready to rise to the challenge. Would you like to join us?

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