Lab Metallurgy Specialist– Proterra Powered

December 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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About the Role – You Will:

  • Satisfactorily perform all essential functions for a Metallurgical Quality Specialist.
  • Create and execute cut and polish programs in lab equipment.
  • Compile metallurgical reports in support of APQP/PPAP requirements.
  • Cross-train quality technicians on metallurgical equipment as needed.
  • Maintain lab equipment in good working order through a combination of standard maintenance activities and coordination with equipment vendors.
  • Coordinate activities within the Quality System to ensure product specifications are met.
  • Advise manufacturing and engineering on how to correct out of control processes.
  • Analyze statistical data and participates in continuous improvement activities.
  • Audit the manufacturing process to ensure that parameters are within data set sheets.
  • Assist Quality Engineers/Supervisor in the development of work instructions for measuring, testing and inspection methods.
  • Understand and comply with IATF 16949 and ISO 14000 requirements.
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications.
  • Accomplish quality and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Evaluate further Powered Quality laboratory opportunities with Product and Process Engineering resources to increase overall laboratory analysis capabilities in support of battery and non-battery production.
  • Other laboratory related tasks as identified in support of battery and non-battery production.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • About Our Group

  • As strategic partners, the Quality team strives to ensure that our values, culture, and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect, and always try to have a little fun every day.
  • This position will be part of the Quality team that supports operations in the battery facility near Greenville, SC.
  • You will report to the Quality Engineer and collaborate with other cross-functional team members located on-site as well as at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA
  • About You

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization and active coordination with other departments and external vendors.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, act with complete integrity, and help others to maintain the same expected performance standards.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, diligent, and works under pressure with tight schedules that may require extra hours to meet deadlines.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Your Experience Includes

  • Associate degree (technical degree preferred) or related experience in automotive or other large-scale manufacturing a plus
  • Knowledge of Metallographic Sample Preparation (sectioning, mounting, grinding, fine grinding, polishing, etching and microscopic examination)
  • Working knowledge of laser welding (Aluminum and Steel) a plus
  • Working knowledge of MSA (Measurement System Analysis)
  • Fundamental knowledge of microstructure analysis of welding process.
  • Proficient use of standard shop floor gauging (Micrometers, Calipers, etc.)
  • Ability to perform work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with ISO based Quality Management System (ISO/IEC 17025 and/or IATF 16949 experience a plus)
  • Thorough understanding of GD&T.
  • Knowledge of Keyence microscope a plus
  • Understand how to optimize quality assurance using basic statistics, statistical process control (SPC), and process capability analysis (Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk).
  • Basic computer skills Proficient in Microsoft Office Software – Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
  • Analytic, documentation and reporting skills.
  • Location: Greenville, SC – Battery Facility

    Travel: 0-15%

    Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

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