Senior Metallurgical Engineer

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Date: Feb 23, 2024

Location: Wartburg – Tennessee, US, 37887

Company: Heraeus

Senior Metallurgical Engineer
Location Wartburg – Tennessee
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 17,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


Senior Metallurgical  Engineer
The primary responsibility of this position is to 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.


Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Apply a hands-on mentality
  • Analyze and improve efficiency for existing processes 
  • Ensure Energy Consumption Targets are met 
  • Evaluate new material stream for existing processing capabilities 
  • Develop new processing procedures and technology as needed 
  • Self-reliantly manage multiple internal and external project partners involved in the improvement or set up of processes. 
  • 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


What is required for this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical Engineering or Chemical Engineering is required, Master's degree preferred 
  • 7-10 years' experience of Industrial Experience in an applicable field is preferred
  • 3-5 years' experience managing a department or leading team projects preferred
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and government officials.  
  • Ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing) with all levels within the organization. Excellent interpersonal skills required
  • Unwavering dedication to employee engagement, development, and empowerment 
  • Well-organized and self-directed team player 

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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