Reed Engineering
15 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
EED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading Engineering & Manufacturing Company with a global client base.


To lead and champion the metallurgical and technical requirements of the group throughout Sheffield.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Ensure all tasks & work complies with Health & Safety, environmental & quality policies and procedures of the company and champion these policies & procedures at all times.

* Lead the Company technical & metallurgical team in the Sheffield Plant.

* Provide technical support to Sales desk.

* Support the QA manager in investigation and closure of all CAPA involving significant technical involvement.

* Support the QA Manager with implementation of internal audit schedule and be active in ensuring the company quality & technical requirements are adhered to.

* Overview the technical aspects of the Sheffield HT plant particularly with respect to specified soak times and temperatures and monthly review of test failures.

* Manage approval process of all "special process suppliers" allocated to Sheffield.

* Production of technical reports as required internally or by customers.

* Generate and maintain Company specifications as agreed with Group Technical & Quality Director.

* Generate and maintain all H1/001 specifications specific to Sheffield Plant.

* Manage incoming and despatch certification and MSS + data entry.

* On project type orders support the production of these with daily technical support / guidance as needed.

* Manage MPQP/ MPS requirements, with new support staff working.

* Manage the Sheffield first of class API 20B qualification records. & Norsok M650 qualifications records.

* Authority to approve and release concessions without limitations.


* Strong leadership skills, problem solving skills, ability to mentor & support others.

* Competence in open die forging of low alloy and nickel products.

* Competence in key technical and quality issues relating to heat treatment of low alloy and nickel alloy steels.

* Competence and knowledge of all Group purchasing requirements.

* Competence and knowledge of main customer material specification requirements.

* Customer focus approach to maintaining departmental throughput to meet order due date.

* Team working and understanding of Quality methodologies such as 5 why & fishbone diagrams.

* ISO 9001 and API Q1 expectations on non -conformities corrective action, preventative action, Risk & MofC.

* Competence in key technical and quality issues relating to heat treatment of low alloy and nickel alloy steels.

Accountabilities and Performance Measures

* Target of zero on Health & Safety, incidents with in reporting responsibilities.

* Time frame for closure on CAPA specified in CAPA procedure is met, the CAPA content address the root cause and if a CA it is closed wherever possible as effective.

* Low alloy testing failures < 10% of processed jobs.

* Ni alloy testing failure < 5% pf processed jobs.

* Reports generated and accepted by customers.

* Specifications issued that balance customer requirements with mill agreements.

* 80% of MPQP generated within 3 working days.

* Approval process by customers running smoothly.

* Qualified to degree level in Metallurgy or other related discipline or 2 year qualification in metallurgy or other related disciple (HNC/HND/ foundation degree)
plus a minimum of 10 years direct experience in oil patch metallurgical issues would be highly advantageous.

* IRCA lead auditor qualification

* Microsoft systems/ HES/QNG/iMetals

* Experience in a variety of quality management approaches to identifying and eliminating root causes.

Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided

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