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Metallurgical Lab Technician

Company: NITREX
Location: Mason
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Company descriptionNITREX is a global leader in fully integrated heat-treating solutions and technologies. The company was founded in 1984 in Montreal, Canada and operates three business units - Nitrex Turnkey Systems (NTS), a leader in turnkey nitriding, nitrocarburizing, and vacuum heat-treat systems; Heat Treating Services, (HTS) a worldwide network of commercial heat-treating service centers; and UPC, a leading provider of controls upgrade and automation solutions for heat treating and combustion. Nitrex serves its customers globally from 14 locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, China, Japan, and through a global network of representatives and licensees.Job descriptionSUMMARYAssists Quality Department to meet quality objectives by performing the following duties personally or through direct reports. All managers, supervisors, and employees are responsible for supporting company quality policies and initiatives, as well as promoting and supporting continuous improvement efforts.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (MR's) AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (PS's) include the following. Other duties may be assigned.MR 1. Assist in achievement of Michigan Plant quality goals.PS #1. Maintain the ITAF 16949 Standard.PS #2. Create, update, maintain procedures and standards.PS #3. Maintain high quality standards.PS #4. Maintain laboratory and quality goals.PS #5. Maintain a clean and safe work area.PS #6. Follow work instructions pertaining to your responsibilities.PS #7. Assist in a development of improvements in job satisfaction and performance.PS #8. Assist in performance of gage calibration verification.PS #9. Assist training other employees.MR 2. Expedites activities of quality and quality functions.PS #1 Assists Quality Manager with respect to meeting customers' requirements with responsibility for the quality of the product.PS #2. Assists quality department to meet quality objectives.PS #3. Maintain overall workflow through proper utilization of laboratory skills and equipment including laboratory test equipment and gage calibrations.PS #4. Assist with quality obstacles with appropriate corrective actions to ensure optimum.MR 3. Assists with overall quality staffing requirements.PS #1. Assists with quality communications.PS #2. Follows company quality policies.PS #3. Follows personnel programs essential to quality (e.g., training, safety, work rules, laboratory efficiency and cost reduction).PS #4. Assists in supporting and maintaining proper organization structure to support overall quality requirements.RESPONSIBILITIESAssists Quality Manager in monitoring performance of quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency, including nonconformances. Assists in the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of laboratory processes. Carries out laboratory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, and performing laboratory work; assist in addressing complaints and resolving problems.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh School Diploma or equivalent. Laboratory experience helpful, but not required. Familiarity with Word and Excel. Additional training would include:- Metallurgy training- Training in routine maintenance and calibration verification of lab equipment- Interpreting drawings and/or specifications- Laboratory training: destructive and non-destructive testing such as Rockwell, filehardness, portable hardness, microhardness, case depth and compound layer, as well writing reports.- Familiarity with computer usage and software including Excel and WordLANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret, documents or drawings. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from company managers, customers, and employees. Ability to access customer needs, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSBasic math skills.REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret specifications and drawings. Judgement and decision-making ability - consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one, especially regarding corrective actions. Able to work independently as well as in a team environment.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk up to 50% of the time. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually medium (50-85 dBA).NITREX Offer competitive salary and benefits with a great work life balance.We thank all applicants for their interest in our company. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please note that your resume will be kept on file for future opportunities.

Keywords: NITREX, Lansing , Metallurgical Lab Technician, Professions , Mason, Michigan

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