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Industrial job postings for graduating students and experienced alumni.

Quality Manager/ Metallurgist Job Opening

Please send resumes to Sherry Burns at hb.consultants@sbcglobal.net.
Company will consider any BS Metl/Matl Sci candidate with experience as a quality manager in steel.
Quality Manager/ Metallurgist    
Products:         Wire – principally galvanized and strand
Reports to:      Director of Operations
Essential Duties and Responsibilities – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.    


    • Conduct microscopic and spectroscopic studies of metals and alloys to determine their physical characteristics such as crystal structures, dispersion of alloy particles through basic metal, presence of impurities, fractures and other defects in metal samples.


    • Review reports on tests of alloys in tension or fatigue devices to study physical characteristics for manufacturing purposes or determine compliance with manufacturing specifications and standards.


    • Provide required characteristics and testing requirements for all incoming rods


    • Collect and review data on conformance of rod materials to established standards


    • Initiate claims/complaints concerning defective or substandard rod and provide data to substantiate those actions. 


    • Determine appropriate processing routes for rejects or returned materials and assure that the correct dispositions are being carried out.


    • Provide basic metallurgical service for process control and product analysis.   


    • Review process history for trends; assess processes for their relevance and assess adequacy of equipment


    • Identify and implement strategies to reduce scrap


    • Provide technical support to production, quality and sales


    • Lead continuous improvement activities


    • Review rod certifications to ensure compliance


    • Assist in maintaining ISO 9001 certification


    • Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual will demonstrate the following competencies:


    • Communicate effectively using verbal and written communication skills.


    • Leadership skills to effectively supervise direct reports.


    • Has the ability to solve problems using analytical tools and skills.


    • Must have an excellent attendance record


    • Must be comfortable working with tight deadlines.


    • Must be able to work overtime when needed.


    • Is a self-directed individual who can prioritize tasks.


    • Is willing to learn other functions to support the mission of the organization.


    • Maintain confidential information.




    • Bachelor’s degree in metallurgy, materials science or related field is required.   


    • Experience in wire galvanizing and stranding is preferred.


    • Knowledge and experience in Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Management systems, Kaizen, DOE, FMEA and other best practice protocols is preferred


    • Superior organizational, analytical, problem solving, multi-tasking, written and verbal communication skills.


    • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Project software


Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • The employee is required to use the computer extensively each day. 


  • Near visual acuity is required.

Process Metallurgist

Process Metallurgist: Chicago Il area.  Leading steel manufacturer seeks metallurgist with experience in steelmaking. The individual will provide technical support, metallurgical analysis, interpret inquiry/order entry requirements, recommend process improvements, and improve quality control.  Must have problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, strong technical writing & computer skills and be willing to work long hours to meet critical deadlines. BS in Metallurgy, Material Science or related field with 2-10 years + experience in a manufacturing environment.  Please email resume to hb.consultants@sbcglobal.net.


Summer 2014 Opportunities for Students

2014 NSF EPSCoR Summer Research Internships in Renewable Energy at the University of Iowa

Metallurgical Internship Opportunity
Steel Dynamics Inc.
My name is Kara Simonoff, HR Generalist for Steel Dynamics, Inc. and in charge of recruiting for our Summer Internship Program. We are having a hard time filling our Metallurgical internship opportunity and I was wondering if you could please let your students know about the position – please see attached job description. Students can email their resume directly to me or if you have any outstanding students to refer, that would be great.
Sophomores (rising Juniors) welcome to apply. Freshmen (rising sophomores) may also want to inquire.
Kara Simonoff
Human Resources Generalist
Steel Dynamics, Inc.
7575 W Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46804
direct: 260.969.3535 l main: 260.969.3500

Central Washington University Physics and Astronomy REU program

Passionate on Parallel Research Experience for Undergraduates
University of Illinois

Center for Computation & Technology (CCT) at Louisiana State University (LSU)
CCT REU: Interdisciplinary Research Experience in Computational Sciences

Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials Application (LA-SiGMA)
LA-SiGMA REU: Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Materials Science

Physics Department at the University of Illinois REU

NASA Summer Internships – Society of Physics Students
SPS Internships
Specific Positions

Portland State University’s Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

DAAD RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering)
Deadline January 31, 2014

Summer REU at University of South Florida, Tampa

Summer Youth Programs Information Sessions
Summer Youth Programs is excited to announce two information sessions for prospective staff members. The sessions will be held on Jan. 15, in MUB Ballroom A2 and Jan. 16, in MUB Ballroom B from 7 to 9 p.m. Please see the event listing on HuskyJobs for more information.

From Tech Today.

Summer Youth Programs

International Research Experience for Undergraduates

2013 NanoJapan Participants

RISEUP: Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation
Wayne State University

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Summer Research Program

2013-2014 Technical Seminar Series

Employment Opportunities

Nanotechnology Research Experience for Undergraduates (N-REU) Program

Research Experience for Undergraduates, Summer 2014, Ohio Wesleyan University

Leiden/Huygens PhD Prize Fellowships

IHME Post-Bachelor Fellowship Program
Meeting Global Health’s Greatest Challenges Through Education and Innovation

RISE – Research Internships in Science and Engineering
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


Idaho State University REU


University of Notre Dame – ND REU


University of Vermont
Summer REU Program on Complex Materials



2014 NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP)

Student, Alumni and Faculty Research Opportunities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) – Oak Ridge, TN

ORNL Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE)
ORNL Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Programs (NESLS)


University of Nebraska-Lincoln Summer Research Program

RISEUP: Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation
Environmental Internships at Wayne State University

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Physics at the University of Michigan (REU)


The SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship) application process is starting! If you want to do research here at Michigan Tech over the summer, this is your chance.

See mtu.edu/surf for more information, including example proposals.
(Those are here:
http://www.mtu.edu/research/administration/vpr-office/internal-awards/surf/project-description/ )

I will be conducting two proposal writing workshops for students. The first will be Wednesday, Dec. 4, starting at 6 pm in Fisher 125.

Dr. Cantrell
SURF Coordinator

NSF REU site for Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron

Yale CRISP REU program

The Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2014.

STEM Internships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Please visit http://www.orau.org/ornl and click on your academic level to learn more about educational programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Complete your profile in the Talent and Opportunity System (TOppS) system and then apply to one or all of the program postings. Applications must be submitted visa the TOppS system. See the programs web sites for suggested deadline dates.

APPLY NOW – DEADLINE IS JANUARY 10 – Summer 2014 Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2014 HS-STEM Summer Internships
Application deadline: January 6, 2014

Caltech is excited to announce two summer research opportunities
available to continuing undergraduate students. Questions about these
programs can be directed to Carol Casey at casey@caltech.edu or (626)


The MURF program aims to increase the participation of underrepresented
students (such as African American, Hispanic, and Native American;
females who are underrepresented in their discipline; or
first-generation college students) in science and engineering Ph.D. or
M.D./Ph.D. programs and to make Caltech’s programs more visible to
students not traditionally exposed to Caltech.

Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating
seniors and must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. A minimum
GPA of 3.2 is required.

Competitive applicants will have completed sophomore-level courses in
desired research field, have demonstrated through academic and/or
co-curricular activities a passion for research, and can articulate how
their research interests align with Caltech’s research areas. The most
competitive applicants will have prior research experience.

Support: MURF students will receive a $6000 award for the ten-week
program. An additional $500 housing and travel supplement will be

Application: Online applications are due January 8, 2014.

For more information, visit www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/murf.


Caltech’s Amgen Scholars Program is geared towards students in biology,
chemistry, and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include
biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular
engineering, and chemistry.

Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating
seniors, must be attending a four-year university, and must be U.S.
citizens or U.S. permanent residents. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.

Support: Amgen Scholars will receive a $5500 award, round-trip air
transportation, a generous housing allowance, and a food allowance.

Application: Online applications are due February 14, 2014.

For more information, please visit

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Fall 2014

The Office of Science / Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists WDTS), is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications to its 2014 Fall Term Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program, with all required application materials, including recommendations, due by 5:00 PM ET on May 30, 2014. The SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories, where selected students participate as interns appointed at participating host labs. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.

Further information, including program eligibility, requirements, host lab participation, and access to the online application system are found at:



with inquiries or questions made using:


The SULI program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s, Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with the DOE laboratories. The Department of Energy’s Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time.

Regional Tech Director/Metallurgist/Quality Position

EMJ Metals…looking to fill a spot in Cleveland as one of our guys that is retiring at the end of this year (he may extend into 2015 a bit). The spot is for a Regional Tech Director/Metallurgist/Quality position (we have 3 in the company). Needs to be good with customers… a masters is not necessary and we will consider right out of school (prefer 2-5 year experience, but that is not mandatory)


Metallurgical Lab Supervisor

I am the training specialist at ZF Axle Drives in Marysville, MI (just South of Port Huron). We build drive axles for automobiles and their associated gears. Currently we have an opening for a Metallurgical Lab Supervisor (I have attached the job description to this email).

Nathan Tank
Training Specialist
ZF Axle Drives Marysville, LLC
2900 Busha Highway
Marysville, MI 48040
Phone: +1 810-989-3970
Mobile +1 248-345-2670


Materials Engineering Co-op/Intern

My name is Deanna Celsi, I am the co-op coordinator at DENSO International America in Southfield, MI.

DENSO International is the second largest global automotive supplier of advanced automotive technology. Currently, I am recruiting for a materials engineering co-op/intern to work in our Materials group here at DENSO. This position is slated to start in January. Below is a job description. Can you please pass this onto any members of MU who may be looking for a part time and or full time paid co-op/internship position?

The selected individual will work closely with DENSO Materials Engineers to develop and analyze materials used in North American DENSO plants. Projects will include material development, cost reduction activities, material localization, material optimization, and quality investigations for both the Metal and Non-Metal departments.

The Metal department works with a variety of ferrous and non-ferrous materials such as Low Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, and Copper Alloys but the primary focus is directed towards Wrought Aluminum Alloys.

The Non-Metals department works with a variety of plastic and elastomeric materials found in under the hood and instrument panel applications.

The applicant will be trained both in sample preparation and actual operation techniques for the optical, mechanical, and analytical testing equipment listed below.

Sample Preparation:
– Hot and Cold Mounting
– Automatic and Hand Polishing
– Milling Tensile Bars
– Large Cut-Off Saw
Mechanical Testing Equipment:
– Rockwell Hardness Tester
– Vickers Micro-hardness Tester
– Instron Tension Tester
– Charpy Impact Tester
Analytical Testing Equipment:
– Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
– Electron Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS)
– Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
– Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA)
– Fourier Transfer Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR)
Optical Equipment:
– Metallograph and Imaging Software
– Polarizing Microscope
– Stereoscope
– Measuring Microscope

Deanna Celsi
DENSO International America, Inc.
24777 DENSO Drive
P.O. Box 5047, MC: 4803
Southfield, MI 48086-5047

PH: 248-372-8336
Nice Net Number: 5000-8336
Fax: 248-213-2337

Email: Deanna_Celsi@denso-diam.com

Website: http://www.densocorp-na.com

Staff and Postdoc Positions at NC State’s Analytical Instrumentation

Organization: North Carolina State University

Title-Subject: [Filtered] Fwd: staff and postdoc positions at NC State’s Analytical Instrumentation
Facility (AIF)

Message: See message below, sent on behalf of the Associate Director of the Analytical
Instrumentation Facility at NCSU.

Dear colleagues,

The Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF) at North Carolina State University  is now seeking to
fill multiple staff and postdoctoral positions in the areas of electron microscopy and X-ray
diffraction. Positions are detailed in the links provided below. Please forward this information to
those who may have an interest in applying.

TEM facility manager: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/30882
X-ray diffraction laboratory manager: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/30892
Postdoctoral research scholars who are experts or emerging experts in at least one of the areas of
electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, and/or surface analysis:https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/30668

Jacob L. Jones

Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Associate Director, Analytical Instrumentation Facility
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
Email: JacobJones@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-4557

Research Scientist Position

Job openings at the Materials Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois

We have several job openings that might interest some students/ post docs that have experience in Electron Microscopy instrumentation.

Research Scientist(s) position

Please see the link below for the job information and to apply electronically online:


*Note for those unfamiliar with University jobs here, a common question:  Is the job for only one year with the “12 month appointment”?

All academic positions at the University are appointed on a 9- or 12-month service basis, eligible for annual renewal based upon mutual agreement and the annual performance review process.  This Academic Professional position is a regularly recurring staff scientist role not subject to grant funding. See http://ap.illinois.edu for more information.