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Head of Metallurgy, Aluminium

Job Reference: RS1446

Job Title: Head of Metallurgy, Aluminium

Location: Middle East

Product: Metals

Role: Other

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a major metals producer looking to hire a Metallurgical Lead to join their headquarters in the Middle East.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Manage the team and improve standards of metallurgical / metallography department, ensuring a greater understanding of the micro/macro-structure, process and properties within aluminium products (billets, rolling slabs, wire rod, foundry alloys)
  • Interfacing with production teams, effectively engage with internal departments such as Marketing, Casthouse, Sales, Technical Customer Support
  • Have oversight on trials to assess outcomes through detailed technical reports
  • Responsible for identifying and capitalising on opportunities to improve quality of aluminium products
  • Control and manage research and development (R&D) projects

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Strong experience working as a metallurgist / process engineer (or in the field of metallurgy) for an aluminium producer (ideally expertise with one or more of billets, slabs, rod, foundry alloys)
  • Hold Bachelor or Master’s degree in Metallurgy or Materials Science, with experience working within Europe
  • Excellent understanding of applications and markets for aluminium value-added products
  • Experience with R&D projects as well as product development
  • Position based in Middle East

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