Metallurgist - Process Salary (Australia)
A Metallurgist - Process earns an average salary of AU$106,006 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
|Salary||AU$75,503 - AU$133,673|
|Bonus||AU$1,200 - AU$13,226|
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|AU$66,281 - AU$143,337|
Job Description for Metallurgist - Process
Metallurgy is the process by which different metals are combined into alloys and then used to create materials for use by others or used to create end products themselves. A metallurgist - process is a person who acts as something of a troubleshooter and problem-solver for this process, usually at a fabrication plant. The process metallurgist works to help continually reduce the amount of metal material that fails to meet quality control standards. He or she also is constantly involved in examining all aspects of the plant and creates systems to try to add efficiency to the manufacturing processes.Read More...
Because of the precise nature of fabrication and formulation in the creation of alloy metals, it is a given that a certain small percentage will fail a manufacturer's quality control standards. The process metallurgist will typically work very closely with the quality control managers to help determine how faults may be occurring, as well as methods to reduce their incidence. The process metallurgist will typically seek to discover if faults can be reduce by examining machine systems, formula processes, and employee inputs.
A process metallurgist will normally hold a university degree in metallurgy or some related discipline, with larger companies giving preference to individuals who also have education in industrial management or engineering. An employee in this position will typically spend time in the metal plant, as well as doing computer work in data analysis in an office. A process metallurgist typically works regular business hours during a week. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Metallurgist - Process Tasks
- Work across teams to support product metallurgy and improve consistency and processes.
- Review test data and records, and monitor for problems.
- Determine root causes of failures or rejections and improve processes to reduce them.
- Document and review existing processes, customer claims, and claim resolutions.
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