Staff Engineer – Physical Metallurgy

Location: Kokomo, IN          Department: Research & Technology

Business Purpose:
To provide expertise in the area of physical metallurgy of high-temperature and corrosion-resistant alloys to enable Haynes International to invent, develop, manufacture, characterize, and promote new alloy products for traditional and emerging applications. Also to provide technical service and support to Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, and customers in various industries.

Role Qualifications: (Required & Preferred)

B.S. (R) or M.S./Ph.D. (P) in Metallurgy, Materials Science or Related Discipline.

10 yrs. with B.S. (R) or 0-5 yrs. with advanced degree (P) in primary metals industry or related end user.

Areas of Knowledge:
BASIC: knowledge of Ni- and Co-base alloy manufacturing technologies (R), performance (R), markets, and applications (P) corrosion science (aqueous and high temperature) (P).

ADVANCED: physical metallurgy (R), thermodynamics (R), computational techniques (P).

Interpersonal communications, technical writing, word processing and spreadsheets (R).

Global Accountabilities for the Role:
  • Safety/Environmental: Ensure that safe practices, compliant with company policies and environmental regulations, are followed in all personal activities and work requests to the laboratories.
  • Quality: Ensure that personal activities are not only supportive of the quality system goals, but also consistent with the overall quality expectations for the R&T Department.
  • Productivity: Comply with productivity measurements and goals established by the Manager of Product Research & Development.
  • Cost/Stewardship: Comply with project, travel, and professional activity constraints established within the R&T budget. Effectively track, document, and report the progress and results of assigned technical projects and technical service requests.
Specific Accountabilities for the Role:

1. Assist in the conception of Product R&D projects in the areas of high-temperature alloys and corrosion-resistant alloys.
2. Plan and execute the tasks required for assigned technical projects in accordance with agreed commitments.
3. Demonstrate innovative skills through the generation of ideas for new or improved high-temperature alloy and corrosion-resistant alloy products.
4. Provide technical expertise in the area of physical metallurgy in general and the physical metallurgy of Haynes' alloys in particular to peers, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, and customers.
5. Assist the Manager of Product R&D in technology "gate-keeping" in the areas of Ni-and Co-base alloys.
6. Represent Haynes International at technical meetings, customer visits, and outside research consortia as required.