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Metallurgy Department Manager

Company: Element Materials Technology
Location: Houston
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Metallurgy Department Manager

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Join us as a Metallurgy Department Manager and see how your variety of leadership responsibilities make a difference and how critical it is to helping us deliver on our purpose and achieve our goals. Element is searching for a self-motivated , experienced scientist to lead the Metallurgy team. This role will report directly to the Operations Manager, will involve direct laboratory work supporting data generation, and training of staff as well as oversight of projects and mentorship of team members. Element is a world renown Aerospace Testing Company with clients such as Boeing, SpaceX and Blue Origin. At Element our shared purpose of 'Making tomorrow safer than today' is what brings us together. We are energized by our ambition to make the world a better place and create a safer future for people. This is what sets us (and you, if you join us...) apart from the crowd. Salary: $85K-$115K/yr DOE


Manage analytical workloads and resources including personnel and equipment.Develop, motivate, and mentor Metallurgical team members.Assist in resolving technical issues with complex technical projects.Provide a high level of expertise and experience in metallurgical and metallographic testing/analysisMaintain excellence in safety, health, and environmental practices.Manage multiple complex priorities with demanding time frames.Drive a culture of continuous improvement both in technology and safety.

Skills / Qualifications

Is this job for me? This is a fast-paced environment, and we need someone who is proactive, self-motivated and a team player. The person for this role will be a specialist in their field, respected by all who they work with, keen to learn and enthusiastic in the face of challenge. You will:
Bachelor's degree in Metallurgy or similar field preferred with at least 10+ years of total experience.At least 5 years of direct people management experience.Assist with and perform hands-on work in the lab as needed (section, prepare/mount, and polish specimens, micro and macro examinations, SEM analysis, chemical analysis, hardness testing, crevice corrosion, etc.).Maintain (and improve as needed) a company culture focused on safety, quality, and efficiency to meet client needs and internal KPIs.Demonstrated project execution, organizational, planning, and time management skills. NOTE: This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. * 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.#LI-DM1

Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 9,000 brilliant minds operating from 270 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to 'Make tomorrow safer than today'. When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access. While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development. Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming "the world's most trusted testing partner". All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) "If you need an accommodation filling out an application, or applying to a job, please email Recruitment@element.com"

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