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Materials Manager

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. (PST), a subsidiary of Linde, Inc, a global industrial gas company, offers a comprehensive array advanced materials, technologies and coatings to the aviation, space, energy and other industries. PST is seeking a Materials Engineering Manager specializing in Metallurgy to work at our Powders Manufacturing Facility located in Indianapolis, IN. The Materials Engineering Manager will have the responsibility to run the day-to-day functions of the Materials Team in support of the production of Additive and Thermal Spray materials. Primary responsibilities will include:--- Manage an ever-growing team of Materials and Chemical engineers to meet the ever-changing needs of the business--- Create yearly strategy for continuous improvement for metals, oxides, and carbides manufacturing

  • Develop contingency actions and provide technical leadership to resolve both production and customer related issues related to the product line.--- Align with Equipment Reliability team to understand production process equipment needs and gaps--- Provide guidance and expertise to identify and address quality issues with RCA's and corrective actions to improve First Pass Yield of manufacturing cells.--- Facilitate digital tool requirements for improved data mining for rapid improvements in manufacturing processes--- Manage the workflow of New Product Introduction (NPI) into the facility--- Oversee the execution of inventory reduction projects of the Materials Team--- Educate Materials Team on advanced metallurgy manufacturing processes--- Oversee small to medium size capital projects execution by the Materials Team
    • Have a working knowledge of using material characterization tools and conduct statistical process analysis.This is a high visibility position which can impact production targets and financial goals and requires high levels of communication skills and team management.Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree in Material Science required, Metallurgy experience preferred, Powder Metallurgy experience highly preferred
      • Ph.D Degree preferred, Ph.D in Powder Metallurgy highly preferred
      • 1-2 years of manufacturing plant work experience preferred
      • Working knowledge of metals and metals processing, powder metallurgy and gas atomization strongly preferred
      • Prior management of people strongly preferred
      • Experience related to powder production techniques and testing methods preferred
      • Candidates must demonstrate a track record of innovative thinking and technical accomplishments
      • Must have strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a multidisciplinary environment PST is a supplier which abides by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, persons considered for this position must be either a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder) or otherwise classifiable as a U.S. person under relevant ITAR regulations.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Indianapolis , Materials Manager, Executive , Indianapolis, Indiana

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