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Metallurgical Technician

Company: Luxfer Graphic Arts
Location: Madison
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

***Competitive pay Starting at $65,000***
Luxfer Graphic Arts is the Global Leader in Magnesium Plate and Sheet Technology. We are a manufacturer and supplier of Graphic Arts products, as well as a manufacturer of magnesium sheet and plate. As such, the company has two clear personas; it is a product supplier to Graphic Arts market and end users, and it provides lightweight engineering solutions via the use of magnesium sheet and plate. At our facility we do a casting process that melts down the magnesium which then molds it into slabs. We then use the rolling mill to thin out the slabs of magnesium to meet the customer needs.
Benefits:
Medical, Vision, Dental *Start on the 1st day of the following month after being hired*
401k with Company match of up to 6% !
10 Company Paid Holidays
Vacation and Personal Time
Up to 8% annual bonus
An Operating company of Luxfer Group (NYSE: LXFR ) with Discount Stock Purchasing Option
Luxfer Graphic Arts is based in Madison, Illinois (Close to Downtown St. Louis)
& Much More
Position Purpose:
The Metallurgical Technician will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the metallurgical lab. This role will recommend and implement process improvements, ensure quality procedures are carried out, and partner with members of the engineering team on problem solving production related issues.
Main Responsibilities:
The main activities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
Support technical develop via the development of production processes and their integration into Operations
Participate in new product development via laboratory support
Support ISO9001 qualification via audit participation and SOP review
Carryout mechanical test sample machining
QC of metal materials using a variety of mechanical testing techniques
Create certification documentation for the release of material orders
Manage Optical Emission Spectrometer operation
Report generation
Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements:
Potential candidates must have these abilities and traits:
Strong willingness to learn
Strong analytical skills
Ability to set up and run complex equipment
Superior organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
Team player attitude
Education and/or Experience:
College degree in a related field, such as physics, engineering, or materials science
1-2 years of experience in a laboratory environment required
Exposure to industrial metal processing, space/aerospace engineering desired
Experience and proven ability to handle many projects and project types concurrently
Chemistry knowledge a plus
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

We are committed to a safe, drug-free work environment and pre-employment drug screening, physical and background checks are required prior to starting. Candidates must be authorized to work in the US.
Luxfer Graphic Arts is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities. Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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Keywords: Luxfer Graphic Arts, Springfield , Metallurgical Technician, Professions , Madison, Illinois

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