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Pyrometallurgist Junior

Date: Jul 27, 2019

Location: Wartburg – Tennessee, US, 37887

Company: Heraeus

Pyrometallurgist Junior
Location Wartburg – Tennessee
Full Time

A globally leading technology group, Heraeus is headquartered in Hanau, Germany. Founded in 1851, it is a family-owned portfolio company which traces its roots back to a pharmacy opened by the family in 1660. Today, Heraeus combines businesses in the environmental, energy, electronics, health, mobility and industrial applications sectors. In the 2017 financial year, the FORTUNE Global 500-listed company generated a total revenue of €21.8 billion. Our promise to about 13,000 employees is to enable them to develop their own ideas and to drive them forward.


Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Apply a hands on mentality in order to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Analyze and improve existing (pyrometallurgical) processes in accordance to production management
  • Develop, Set-up and Implement new or complementary (pyrometallurgical) processes in close co-ordination with local production management, local plant management as well as international innovation management
  • Self-reliantly manage multiple internal and external project partners involved in the improvement or set up of processes
  • Independently report progress and findings on a regular basis to local as well as international management
  • Ability and willingness to travel and implement findings in international Heraeus locations
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies and applicable laws.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include the selection, training and development, assigning work, and performance management of employees with or without direct report of those employees


What is required for the Role:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering is required. Preferred is Master’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering, 1-3 Years of Industrial Experience in an applicable field is preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity, professionalism; exhibit a high level of motivation and initiative with the ability to meet deadlines.  Able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US. 




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