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1239-Plant Metallurgist

SP Associates

Myrtle Beach, south carolina

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Plant Metallurgist

SP Associates is currently seeking a Full-Time Plant Metallurgist for our busy 24/7 amorphous metal manufacturing plant. Our client is located in the Myrtle Beach, SC area and is a world leading producer of Amorphous Metal Ribbon. 

Responsibilities of Position:


Safety - set expectations to maintain a safe and organized workplace, lead by example, ensure environmental compliance, hold safety talks with personnel as needed, make daily observations and conduct Safety and Housekeeping Audits.

Coordination of melt department operations with Melt Supervisors.

Primary Responsibility for Maintenance/Engineering Liaison for non-AR level Melt and RMSB repairs and projects.

Assist Melt Supervisors with RMSB charge coordination, raw materials inventory, chemistry control and corrections, and melt process, as required in Melt Manager’s absence (Melt Managers are Primary).

Maintain melt webpage with required communications to operate the plant on a 24 hr basis.

Write, review, and update all procedures/work instructions and forms in ISO 9000 QC system and Melt Intranet for the melting of all alloys.

Actively participate in the quality process including resolution of CARS.

Arrange and assist Melt Managers in all melt X-trials, collect experimental data and samples, compile and interpret the results.

Other duties as assigned.



Key Success Factors:


  • Assist in communicating performance expectations including safe work practices to all melt personnel.
  • Drive webpage initiatives in melt areas.
  • Solicit feedback from plant personnel on opportunities to improve processes (yields, procedures, methods, etc.).
  • Continuously monitor & revise melt area ISO documents as required.
  • Effectively integrate with the other crew leaders to deliver casting production and quality objectives.
  • Ability to work with engineers / metallurgists to execute trials and implement improvements.

Attributes/Skills Required/Sought:


  • Ability to communicate with all plant personnel.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Change agent - constantly seeks alternative ideas & new ways to accomplish the goals.
  • Self-starter: highly motivated individual with the ability to solve problems / resolve issues and multi-task.
  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Ability to take instructions and follow through with minimal supervision.
  • Work on plant floor at least 60% of the time
  • Create and present PowerPoint presentations to leaders and plant staff as/when needed/required.
  • Ability to perform required physical work as and when needed to run the department successfully.

Experience/Education Required/Sought:


  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering or Materials Science.
  • Organizational ability.
  • Advanced user in MS Office applications, specifically Excel and PowerPoint.
  • 5 years related experience in manufacturing.
  • Must have Metallurgist background.
  • Must have previously worked closely with R&D, Quality, Procurement, and other relevant departments.

ITAR and EAR Disclosure Statement:
This position requires compliance with ITAR and/or EAR requirements. As a potential candidate for this position, you must be a “U.S. Person” (as defined under 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 and 15 C.F.R. § 772.1 ). The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) are the primary export control regulations in the United States. The successful candidate will be required to show proof substantiating their status as a U.S. Person.
Available to full-time employees on Day 1: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and AD&D, STD, LTD, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days, 401k Contributing (match after 12 months of full-time employment), and career development.
Relocation Assistance is provided. 


Full Time Benefits Start on Day 1!

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