Metallurgical Engineer in Irwindale, CA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 9/7/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irwindale, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Company

US Wire Group is the parent of three independent companies (five manufacturing facilities) which produce steel wire and cable/wire related products that serve many industries. The independent business model fosters entrepreneurship and growth and allows professional development at all levels. US Wire Group is part of the Metals Processing Group and wholly owned by The Heico Companies, LLC.

Our philosophy of developing a close customer contact to provide prompt, responsive service and to meet our customer's changing needs allows us to be leaders within our respective industries. Products are marketed domestically through a direct sales force, manufacturer's representatives, and an established network of independent distributors. Our company is diverse and has a solid management base, product/market niches and efficient manufacturing capabilities.

We currently seek a dedicated Metallurgical Engineer to join our team in Irwindale, California.

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, a knack for problem-solving and no problem getting in the trenches.

We have an incredible team and we are looking for the next rising star to join us.

Duties will include:
Work with steel suppliers to develop and improve raw material quality requirements and specifications
Design specifications for new steel grades including:
o Chemistry
o physical properties
o microstructure metallurgical requirements

Design production practices for new products including:
o Steel selection
o Processing steps
o Machine selection
o Cleaning and coating process requirements
o Machine tooling setup
o Lubricant selection
o Heat treatment requirements
o Surface coating process setup
o Finished product properties

• Work with equipment, lube, tooling, and packaging suppliers to trial new products, improve production output, and improve product quality
• Study and improve current production practices and finished product specs and make improvements based on feedback from customers and operations
• Work with accounting to determine new product processing steps and associated costs
• Work with sales and customers to determine new product requirements, resolve product complaints, conduct failure analysis on returned product, make process changes and improvements for corrective action
• Work with OEM customers to improve their manufacturing lines to optimize quality and productivity using DW wire products
• Work with production department to change/modify production practices to optimize quality, productivity, and safety
• Assist in writing capital expenditure projects for new equipment to determine expected profitability and payback

We offer competitive salaries and the following benefits:
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Life Insurance
• Paid time off
• 401(k) with match

Davis Wire Corporation does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Davis Wire Corporation.

Davis Wire is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.

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