Metallurgical Scientist

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Website Novelis Global R&T

Novelis Global R&T

Company : Novelis Global R&T

Country: United States

Location : Kennesaw, Georgia

Post: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 20:54:09 GMT

Expires: Sat, 27 Aug 2022 23:59:59 GMT

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Position Overview:
Position Overview:

The Novelis Global Research and Development team in Kennesaw, Georgia is seeking a Metallurgical Scientist. The person in this role will report to the R&D Manager of the Metallurgy Cluster. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading process and product development projects for aluminum flat rolled product applications and for developing advanced technical competencies in the field of material science to enhance and expand our scientific capabilities. This position will provide scientific depth particularly in the area of casting and solidification modeling to relate process parameters to microstructural evolution from the melt to final rolled products that meet and exceed customer performance metrics.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Act as subject matter expert in the area of casting and solidification processes as they impact product development in support of global R&D projects

Lead and guide associated experimental programs that provide supporting data for understanding critical to the development of wrought aluminum products

Define and lead projects to develop and apply advanced technologies to address critical product and process development challenges

Partner with a wide range of other internal specialists, e.g., in product metallurgy, rolling process, modeling, characterization, manufacturing, corrosion, forming, joining and surface engineering

Establish and lead supporting partnerships with universities and other external collaborators

Support wider adoption and application of metallurgical modeling and characterization tools amongst other specialists

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in metallurgy, metallurgical engineering or materials science and engineering

Good balance of experimental experience in non-equilibrium solidification (chemical metallurgy) as well as solid state processing and process modeling

Experience with alloy design and calculation of phase diagrams (CALPHAD) including the prediction of multi-component phase diagrams using thermodynamic / kinetic modeling software codes such as ThermoCalc, JMatPro, DEFORM, etc.

Capability to thrive in a team environment, communicate well, and to engage and influence a wide variety of stakeholders throughout the organization

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in physical metallurgy (including solidification) with ability to link chemistry and process variables to microstructure, properties and performance of wrought aluminum products

Technical leadership experience in an R&D setting with demonstration of good project management skills, and technical communication skills is a plus

Broad science and engineering background and ability to connect knowledge across multiple disciplines

International outlook and desire to travel to other Novelis or customer locations and build a global network of relationships across organizations

Location Profile:
Novelis’ Global Research and Technology Center located in Kennesaw Georgia within the greater Atlanta metropolitan area is a cutting-edge full-service research and technology hub that employs approximately 200 people including world-class engineers metallurgists chemists and scientists. The facility includes state-of-the-art lab equipment and a diverse mix of product pilot lines that bring innovative solutions to customers in the automotive beverage can and specialty markets. Kennesaw provides a diverse and family-friendly place to live with countless museums cultural opportunities and educational institutions. Novelis is committed to the Kennesaw community and supports a number of local charitable organizations including Habitat for Humanity as well as FIRST Robotics aimed at encouraging young people to pursue the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields in order to spur the next generation of scientists and innovators. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.

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