A major American steel manufacturer is looking for an Applications Engineer responsible for performing engineering activities supporting product and application development
Performs engineering activities supporting product and application development.
Lead Early Vendor Involvement (EVI) activity, identify applications and product requirements, track material prototyping needs and assure production intent material availability for customer trials.
Track customer trials and confirmation of application feasibility with AK Steel products.
Follow new technologies, identifying opportunities for new application or new product development.
Participate with Research, Products & Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Customer Technical Service and Quality in advanced product planning, pre-launch, and launch support to meet customer requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Metallurgical, Materials, or Mechanical Engineering.
Experience and/or interest in steel applications engineering and steel product development is preferred.
Knowledge of project management fundamentals, formability, and steel products are an asset.
Familiarity with automotive, appliance, and other manufacturing processes and development protocols are also an advantage.
This position will require approximately 10% travel.