Metallurgist - Finish Mill

New Millennium Building Systems

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Columbus, MS

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


The Product Metallurgist is responsible for a wide variety of activities and procedures throughout our production process. This position is part of a team tasked with the goal of maximizing safety, quality, and productivity at the Columbus location.


  • Review, comment, and approve product inquiries and orders for Finishing Mill capability, parameters, and quality.
  • Interface with customers, sales, and other technical resources for mill capability, mill parameters, quality, and metallurgical concerns.
  • Create and update mill process control instructions as well as quality work instructions
  • Communicate changes to Finishing Mill Units process control or quality work instructions to mill operations.
  • Evaluate current production against quality parameters to determine product disposition.
  • Drive root cause investigation of internal/external quality issues, report findings, initiate improvement measures.
  • Interpret and communicate Department issues to customers and other internal organizations. Interpret and communicate customer issues to mill personnel and other internal organizations.
  • Actively participate in team problem solving activities related to improving quality metrics, Finishing Mill capabilities, and production efficiency.
  • Collaborate with Product Development and Technical Services group in developing new products or modifying existing products to meet customer needs or changing market.
  • Support customer visits, mill tours, technical exchanges, and affiliated industry organizations
  • Collabotate with Product Development, Mill prsonnel and tech Service Resources in improving porduct robustness as well as conversion costs.



  • B.S. degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science, or Chemical Engineering
  • Excellent Problem Solving capabilities required
  • Proven leadership, verbal & written communications, and presentation skills
  • Capable of prioritizing and multitasking
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Proficiency in: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and other data search and analysis tools
  • Strong work ethic. Positive outlook. Team Player


  • 5 years of experience in steel production and/or applications
  • Knowledge of ISO and other applicable standards, such as TS
  • Demonstrated knowledge of rolling, product specs, testing procedures, properties, customers, applications
  • Product development experience with cold rolled and coated products

Steel Dynamics is an equal opportunity employer.