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Technical Slab Specialist, Aluminium

Job Reference: RS0873

Job Title: Technical Slab Specialist, 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 Rolling/Slab Specialist to join the team in the Middle East.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • To provide technical, quality and operational support to aluminium slab customers (particularly in the can body stock industry) in order to increase sales and overall performance
  • Responsible for casting and process engineering of can body stock, end body stock and auto-body sheets
  • Development of aluminium alloys alongside technology updates (e.g. scandium based alloys, additive manufacturing etc.), as week as supplier on-boarding and product testing
  • Use expertise of the metallurgical/technological slab end-process to communicate the needs of customers and provide excellent solutions
  • Reports into Head of CTS Department

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in a technical/metallurgical role within the aluminium slab sector, with specific casting knowledge in can body stock, end body stock and auto-body sheets
  • Strong knowledge of rolling mill equipment and rolling mill automotive knowledge, as well as high performance aluminium alloys (foundry, scandium, AA6063, 6xxx medium strength properties etc.)
  • Experience providing technical assistance and process development support to customers/end users, providing solutions to quality claims and product issues for can body stock
  • Engineering background/degree
  • Located in Middle East or happy to relocate

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.