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Automotive & Aerospace

Metallurgist Laboratory Supervisor Full Time

We are working on behalf of our client, an international group manufacturing within Tier 1 Automotive who are looking for a Metallurgist Laboratory supervisor to join them at their site in Cannock.

Reporting into the Operations Quality Manager you will be responsible for Maintaining the efficient operation of the metallurgical laboratory to ensure all customer and company internal test requirements are met in a safe & timely manner and to provide technical / metallurgical support where necessary


The role

  • Material micro-structure analysis for heat treatment
  • Generation and management of laboratory documentation
  • Devise and provide all appropriate training required for the safe and efficient operation of the lab
  • Overseeing the operation and maintenance of the Welding Expert weld bead measurement system
  • Monitoring and management of staff time and attendance records
  • Provide lab assistance where required (e.g. prototype or verification builds)
  • The carrying out of any competency training and staff appraisals in line with the company requirements
  • Carrying out analysis of internal concerns / weld improvements
  • Manage the performance of a small laboratory team
  • Analysis and reporting of customer products which have been returned under the warranty system
  • Ensuring that test schedules are met with regards to customer specified testing frequencies
  • Champion to promote compliance to company systems, procedures and control plan requirements




  • Educated to a minimum HND level / Degree in an Materials/Metallurgical discipline
  • Ability to plan and manage resources to achieve objectives and priorities despite conflicting agendas and multiple deliverables
  • Have a methodical, common sense approach to tasks
  • The ability to lead and motivate a team to achieve the desired results
  • Have strong decision making abilities, to be able to react positively to the information given
  • Have excellent communication skills and display a strong interpersonal awareness


Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 8 months ago
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job Title: Metallurgist Laboratory Supervisor
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