Amsted Industries - Winnipeg, MB (6 months ago)

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Griffin Wheel has an immediate opening for a Metallurgist in the Winnipeg, MB location.

For over a century, the Griffin® Wheel brand has been at the forefront in wheel design, manufacturing innovation, and reliability. Now an integral part of Amsted Rail®, Griffin® is making an even stronger commitment to industry-leading safety and innovation.

In this position, the Metallurgist will report into the Maintenance Planner. As a Metallurgist, you will supervise heat treatments, monitor the heat treat process and maintenance in addition to overseeing the upkeep of the heat treat equipment.

What you will do:
Supervise all heat treatments of steel production

Release of Heats at least 3 times Daily

Monitor all steel grades through heat treatment processes

Supervise the maintenance and calibration of the spectrometer and the slag analyzer

Saw cut wheel designs once a week to measure closure and Brinell patterns then send sample to outside lab for tensile and compression testing

Conduct Daily and Weekly sand analysis

Ensure that all castings comply with the Association of American Railroads and Amsted requirements and procedures

Supervise mechanical and chemical testing

Provide failure analysis

Provide support for OPC and MES plant wide initiatives

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy Engineering or Materials Science

A minimum of 1 year of foundry experience

Griffin Wheel Canada offers its employees a very competitive salary and benefits package as well as opportunities for personal and professional growth.