Process Engineer

United States of America
Kennewick, Wa, Washington
Job category

Process Engineer

As a Process Engineer for seamless tube manufacturing, you will be a subject matter expert and support continuous improvement efforts across all manufacturing processes.

You will be expected to become proficient in key processes including tube reducing (pilger), pilger tool design, tube finishing processes, and vacuum annealing. Technical advancement in the organization is available through increased depth and breadth of capabilities. Starting level will depend on experience.

Your Role

  • Define tube reduction passes.
  • Design tube reducing (pilger) tooling.
  • Process control for mechanical and chemical surface finishing.
  • Process control for vacuum annealing.
  • Define and maintain manufacturing route steps.
  • Validate impact of process or equipment changes.
  • Write and/or revise manufacturing procedures.
  • Document findings and recommendations thorough written reports.
  • Support sales in determining manufacturability.
  • Support risk analysis and failure analysis.
  • Stay current on industry specifications related to precision tube manufacturing.

About You

We are looking for someone with a B.S. degree in Metallurgical Engineering or a closely related discipline and experience in manufacturing. You are able to work either independently or as a constructive member of a team. You have a drive to continually improve your understanding of the fundamentals behind the processes and products you support. A Master of Science degree will be a plus.

Candidates should also possess:

  • Process engineering experience of 3 years or more.
  • Experience in metal forming processes is preferred.
  • Knowledge of metallurgy/material science.
  • Working safely as a core guiding principle.
  • A working knowledge of statistical methods such as SPC, regression, and hypothesis testing.
  • Data based decision making.
  • A willingness to continually learn and develop proficiency of company and industry methods.

What you can expect from us

The salary range for this position is $82,000 to $123,000 annually with a 10% annual bonus and annual merit eligibility.

Additional elements of the compensation package include medical, dental, vision insurance as well as company paid disability and life insurance. We offer paid time off, 11 paid holidays a year and a 401 (K) retirement savings plan that has a 5% company contribution with company match of 50% for the first 6% you invest. We offer a generous Tuition Reimbursement Program, and provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement within the company.

Additional Information

Alleima Special Metals is positioned within Alleima’s Division Tube & Business Unit Specialized, the world leading supplier of specialized products in key market segments such as Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Hydrogen. Our mission is much more than delivering good products, technology, and processes – working together to develop solutions based on our customers’ needs, and, thereby, achieving our business goals is a better description of our daily work. With curious co-workers and safety as our first priority, we create a work environment where you can grow both personally and professionally.

At Alleima, our mission is much more than delivering high-quality products, technology, and processes - working together to develop solutions based on our customers' needs and thus achieve our business goals, is a better way to describe our daily work. With curious employees and safety as our priority, we create a work environment where you can develop both personally and professionally.

Alleima was listed as a stand-alone company on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange on August 31, 2022. With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as a technology leader, progressive customer partner, and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger company in our industry.

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