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Metallurgical Lab Technician

Company: Universal Bearings
Location: Bremen
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Metallurgical Lab Technician --- this opening is on 3rd shift. There is a shift premium of $1/hr for working 3rd shift. Position Summary: Assure product quality by testing samples, cleaning and organizing equipment/work area, performing heat treating equipment surveys, reporting results to Metallurgist. Collects, labels, prepares, test/analyze and report raw material, purchased components, out sourced processed, in-process and finished product properties, performs process surveys; maintains metallurgical database; maintains safe and healthy work environment. Essential Functions: 1. Prepares for quality tests by collecting incoming components, outsource processed product, in-process and finished product samples and labeling, sectioning, mounting and polishing samples for metallurgical evaluation. 2. Determines specimen properties by metallographic examination, Rockwell and micro hardness measurement, and metallurgical analytical methods for the complete variety of materials and processes applicable to UBLLC products. Must be able to discern abnormal structures when present during sample evaluation. 3. Program traverses and testing routines on computer controlled micro hardness tester. 4. Maintains product quality by informing metallurgist and/or production supervisor and/or quality manager of test results. 5. Documents quality results by completing logs. Data analysis is required through transferring/modifying collected and measured data utilizing Excel and other software for records and reports. 6. Maintains laboratory supplies and test standards inventory, requisitions required items. 7. Maintains clean, safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; wearing required personal protection equipment, complying with legal regulations, maintain lab organization and equipment cleanliness. 8. Responsible for reporting unsafe working conditions. 9. Accomplishes laboratory and organization mission by completing required testing in a timely self directed manner, promptly reporting any abnormal or questionable condition up to and including work stoppage and appropriate containment of non-conforming product. 10. All other duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements: 1. Computer experience required. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. 2. Capable of mastering Imaging Software and other specialized software used for statistical reports, including process capability and general statistical data analysis. 3. Awareness of strong acid and caustic concerns and how to handle safely. 4. Familiar with chemistry analytical methods such as titrimetry, chemistry techniques such as pipetting, mixing and weighing. 5. Trained in hands-on equipment maintenance. 6. Creates an integrated care environment that is efficient, safe, and cost effective. 7. Able to work around liquid and gaseous chemicals, high temperature and electrical equipment, taking the appropriate safety precautions. 8. Physical requirements: Stoop 25%, Sit 75%, Stand 75%, Bend 25% (frequency spent) Walking 75%, Climbing 25%, Dexterity 25% , Lifting 25% up to 35lbs., Pushing 25% up to 20lbs. You should be proficient in: Blueprint Reading Quality Inspection Experience Meets Physical Requirements High School / GED Excellent Communication Skills Shop Math Skills Analysis Programs Process Development

Keywords: Universal Bearings, South Bend , Metallurgical Lab Technician, Healthcare , Bremen, Indiana

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