Metallurgical Analyst in Rapid City, SD at Volt

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

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Job Description

Volt is looking for a Metallurgical Analyst who is open to relocation to central Illinois. The Metallurgical Analyst is part of a team that will be responsible for:

  • Metallography
  • Microstructure ratings and photos
  • Mechanical testing
  • Hardness testing of ferrous casting, steel, and forged components
  • Qualify purchase-finished, field failures, and internally produced products
  • Documentation and record keeping skills
  • Ability to read and use micrometers and calipers, as well as be familiar with tensile testing

The employee will primarily work in-the metallography group in the Metallurgical Laboratory. The primary testing focus for this position is microstructure reading, rating, and photography.  In addition, there will be:

  • Hardness testing (contour, surface and microhardness)
  • Tensile, and charpy impact testing with mounting and polishing preparation responsibility.
  • Communication with all levels of employees found in a professional lab environment, including supervisors and engineers.

Additional Skills:

  • Individuals must be responsible, team orientated, self-motivated, and possess good time management skills.
  • Individuals need to be detail orientated, dedicated to upholding quality standards, and adaptable to an ever-changing work environment.
  • Excellent work ethic, initiative, and a positive attitude are required.
  • Good communication, teamwork skills, and the ability to support a high velocity-manufacturing environment are critical.
  • Individual must have basic computer skills including MSWord, Excel, and ability to learn shop SPC system.
  • Flexibility to working alternative shifts, weekends, and overtime is also a requirement.
  • Individual must possess a high school degree; college degree is preferred.
  • Exposure to metallurgy or materials science concepts and ISO 9001/17025 is highly desirable. Individuals should have experience interpreting engineering drawings and following written audit guidelines. 

Design & Technical Services (DTS) is a Consulting and Technical services company providing a range of services to OEMs and their Tier 1 suppliers. Our services span the Product Lifecycle from design to ongoing support.  Our technical services include engineering, IT, Test, Technical Communications and ongoing product support. 

The critical-to-business projects and outsourced solutions we run for companies such as 3M, Caterpillar, Deere, Harley-Davidson and others, provide our clients improved quality, velocity and costs.

We deliver the results our clients Desire and Deserve. 

As a valued employee of DTS you will help shape a career path that can lead you to ever increasing technical skills and lead you into team leadership and project management opportunities.  Our project team members create lasting trust with our clients through their competence and integrity.  These efforts allow us to reach our goal of “Creating Clients for Life”

If you are interested in taking the next step toward a rewarding career, talk to us about how you can join and contribute to the unfolding success story of DTS.   You will talk to technical experts who know our client’s needs and you will even be able to talk with our clients first hand to understand how the will measure the success of the project.

DTS has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking an experienced 3D Designer/Modeler to work onsite in Peoria, IL.  This is project is expected to last multiple years.  

Inspired Workforce, Measurable Results.


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