Metallurgical Lab Technician
Formsprag Clutch

Warren, Michigan


Prepare incoming work orders, metallurgical testing and perform inspections for the Heat Treat operation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare incoming work orders for processing
  • Develop work tickets for each incoming job, documenting results and closing out tickets as work orders are completed
  • Test sample selection, sectioning, mounting, polishing, etching, optical microscope evaluations, recording findings
  • Conduct hardness testing, superficial scales, Brinell hardness tester, portable testers and microhardness testing
  • Conduct dimensional checks and analysis for anticipated finish carburized case depth determination
  • Evaluate test results, comparing them to requirements.
  • Inform supervisor and Heat Treat operators about results of carburizing for process control and improvements
  • Initiate Material Review Reports as for discrepant work.
  • Inspect incoming raw material - sprag stock and generate report
  • Section and evaluate sprags from tumbling department for surface quality
  • Maintain lab. clean, organized and supplied with consumables.
  • Provide assistance to heat treat manager with special projects as needed

Job Requirements
Education Requirements
  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Two (2) years of college training in a technical field, or equivalent work experience in a technical field

Experience Requirements
  • Ability to understand communicate customer requirements and specifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting skills
  • Able to multi-task and handle multiple projects at a time without sacrificing quality of work
  • Ability to interact in a team environment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to work and keep up in a fast-paced environment
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As a result, all applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee

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