Principal Metallurgist

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Company :
Triumph Group

Location :
Park City, Utah

Expiry Date :
Mon, 05 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
SunIRef:AV001 Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer. Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage. We are currently seeking a Principal Metallurgist for our Park City, UT Location. Responsibilities Collaborate with Manufacturing, Engineering and Quality departments to maintain and develop processes and methods for Heat Treat activities in accordance with AMS 2759 and AMS-H-6875 standards Oversee material hardness testing in accordance with ASTM E-384, ASTM E-18, ASTM E-92 and ASTM E-140 standards Provide technical support for existing equipment and processes in a manufacturing environment to ensure optimum efficiency is achieved Provide technical assistance in heat treatment testing and validation methods and equipment specifications to ensure compliance with internal and external heat treatment requirements Participate in assessments of heat treat capacity and help define capacity & equipment needs for all heat-treating assets Conduct process capability studies, calculate statistical information, and interpret results Develop training programs and oversee the training of plant personnel in the operation of new and existing systems Solve difficult and complex heat-treating problems Collaborate with the Materials group on the above activities to ensure alignment with corporate standards for heat treated product Independently manage multiple projects and activities to meet safety, quality, cost, delivery, and continuous improvement goals while meeting planned deadlines Follow all prescribed safety rules and regulations Performs related duties as assigned by leadership Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in the area of Material Science or Metallurgy Minimum 10 years’ experience in a metallurgical testing laboratory environment in an aerospace environment Familiarity/experience with AS9100 and NADCAP Heat Treating regulations/compliance and ASTM & ASM standards Fundamental knowledge of microstructure-property relationships in case and through-hardened steels used in bearings and gears; Practical experience with alloy and process selection, application specific characterization and specification development for metallic materials used in bearing assemblies for aerospace/defense and medical device applications; Experience in the development and validation of Heat Treat processes in accordance with NADCAP standards Experience with optical and electron microscopy and standard metallurgical analysis equipment (i.e. sample preparation, x-ray diffraction, etc.) Experience in failure analysis and failure prevention methods and activities Be able to travel up to 15% Knowledge of gears a plus