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Metallurgical Lab Technician

Company: Nitrex Inc
Location: Franklin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMetallurgical Lab TechnicianIndiana, USAMetallurgical Lab Technician(Immediate, Full-Time Opportunity)Nitrex has been a leading international metal heat treating company, serving the Indianapolis area for over 35 years. Our Franklin, Indiana facility is seeking a dependable and enthusiastic candidate to work in our lab.Reporting directly to the Quality Manager and with guidance from our Plant Metallurgist, our lab technicians are responsible for preparation and metallographic examination of samples. Lab technicians provide quality assurance to our customers, so attention to detail is paramount for this position. Quality Technicians must be able to analyze specimens for accuracy and interpret information from worksheets, order specifications, blueprints/engineering drawings, production management software, and other written or verbal instructions to accomplish work assignments.Nitrex is committed to training our employees and developing their careers and this role is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to establish or continue their career in metallurgy and/or quality assurance.We offer many benefits to our employees including paid vacation, excellent health, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance coverage, and 401k investment options.Main Job Tasks and ResponsibilitiesExamine test samples to determine their physical properties including making metallurgical mounts, polishing, and etching metal specimensConduct routine hardness tests by using Rockwell hardness tester, automatic micro hardness tester and microscopic examination of metals and alloys to determine their characteristicsEnsure acceptance and qualification tests are conducted in accordance with customer specifications and engineering drawingsMicroscopically investigate the surfaces and measure surface layer characteristics, grain sizes and phases presentSetting up, operating, and maintaining laboratory equipment per required proceduresComplying with all state and company regulations Perform daily calibrations Other duties as requiredPosition RequirementsMinimum of high school diplomaAbility to read and interpret blueprints, engineering drawings and specificationsMinimum 1 year experience in preparing test specimen/coupons preferredMust demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm, and willingness to learnMust have a basic understanding of mathMust pay attention to detailMust have basic manual dexterity to handle small itemsMust have sufficient visual capabilities to use a microscope and interpret digital imagesOn the job training will be provided for the qualified candidate.Preferred QualificationsHigh School Diploma with experience working in a laboratory settingQuality, machining, or manufacturing backgroundTechnical understanding of manufacturing processesFamiliarity with safety standards/product liabilityPDN-993554cd-d93c-4bd7-a441-bf08cc420299

Keywords: Nitrex Inc, Indianapolis , Metallurgical Lab Technician, Professions , Franklin, Indiana

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