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Research Engineer in Portland, OR at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

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Research Engineer

City: Portland / State: Oregon                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

Evraz’s Research and Development (R&D) team is seeking a highly qualified Research Engineer with a specialty in Steel Physical Metallurgy. In this technically challenging position you will participate in all aspects of our steel research program with a particular emphasis on the design of alloying and processing strategies to obtain target mechanical properties. This position reports to the Superintendent of Technical Services.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct steel research with a particular emphasis on the design of alloying and processing strategies to obtain target mechanical properties
  • Direct and coordinate research projects as defined by the Evraz R&D program
  • Play an active role in planning and conducting mill trials and development activities in support of divisional goals and objectives
  • Coordinate and monitor research work undertaken by outside agencies on behalf of Evraz including universities, government laboratories and other independent labs
  • Analyze tests results and prepare written reports summarizing findings
  • Direct the work of technicians and co-op students conducting laboratory tests and analyses
  • Develop test procedures as required to meet goals and objectives of R&D project work
  • Ensure laboratory equipment is maintained
  • Oversee capital acquisitions related to R&D
  • Analyze short-term industrial issues as required
  • Participate in H2S rescue training (the R&D facility houses an H2S corrosion testing facility, all team members participate in rescue training)

 



Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years' experience
  • B.Sc., M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Mechanical/Metallurgical Engineering or related discipline
  • General knowledge of steelmaking and casting, rolling mill physical metallurgy and mechanical testing practices
  • Knowledgeable in the production and performance of tubular products and numerical analysis as well as mathematical modeling
  • Good understanding of steel processing operations (steelmaking, casting, pipe forming and heat treating) affect mechanical properties of steel
  • Experience with/understanding of mechanical testing procedures (tensile, charpy, CTOD,etc.)
  • Familiar with failure analysis techniques
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Fully proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.


 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years' experience
  • B.Sc., M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Mechanical/Metallurgical Engineering or related discipline
  • General knowledge of steelmaking and casting, rolling mill physical metallurgy and mechanical testing practices
  • Knowledgeable in the production and performance of tubular products and numerical analysis as well as mathematical modeling
  • Good understanding of steel processing operations (steelmaking, casting, pipe forming and heat treating) affect mechanical properties of steel
  • Experience with/understanding of mechanical testing procedures (tensile, charpy, CTOD,etc.)
  • Familiar with failure analysis techniques
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Fully proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

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