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Technical Manager / Metallurgist - Archibald Young Ltd 

Archibald Young Ltd are a long established and renowned manufacturer of a wide range of cast metal products, selling into a variety of industries. We pride ourselves on our ability to respond to client's changing needs through commercial astuteness and a genuine desire to deliver above and beyond the customer's own expectations. 

Main responsibilities

Support of routine operations within our Kirkintilloch foundry including but not limited to:

  • Supervision of melt/charge preparation and general melting platform duties.
  • Liaison with foundry production manager and other management.
  • Lead and develop a technical team responsible for the testing & reporting of failure investigations in material and processes for presentation to customers.
  • Oversight of metallurgical standards, specifications and test bar management.

What we are ideally looking for:

  • A graduate in metallurgy (or related discipline), or be of graduate calibre with practical experience of ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy.
  • Foundry experience preferable, working with the following materials: Aluminium, Copper and Iron Alloys.
  • Experience conducting and reporting of root cause failure analysis.
  • Experience of various casting failure mechanisms.
  • Communication skills with the ability to assess and respond to client requirements in an appropriate manner.
  • Ability to operate and function within a team, drawing on other expertise where required.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to different workloads and roles within the company.

Who are we looking for?

  • You, if you fit the bill as described above.

Please apply with your full CV to: Andrew Young. Managing Director. Archibald Young Ltd, Milton Road, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow. G66 1SY or andrew@archibaldyoung.co.uk