Process Metallurgist - LMF, Caster and Lab

Event Date: November 18, 2013
Employer: NUCOR - Castrip Arkansas, LLC
State: Arkansas
Degree Requirement: BA/BS


To:                   Full Time Applicants

From:              Eric Young – Chief Metallurgist

Date:               November 18, 2013

Re:                  Process Metallurgist – LMF, Caster and Lab


Basic Functions:

The primary focus of this position is dealing with processes and projects associated with the LMF, Vacuum Degasser, Refractory and Casting Rolls.  This is a hands-on position that will require working with Metallurgists, and operating personnel at various levels. Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to,  assisting with problem solving projects throughout the entire facility, handling customer issues, assisting Sales with complaints and inquiries, order set up and misc. duties. The opportunity to become Lab Supervisor may be available for the successful applicant.  This position may require working weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.



Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science or related field

Proven technical and analytical abilities

Proven ability to develop and administer plant wide Quality Polices

Proven computer skills, especially using Microsoft Office

Proven experience with maintaining and operating Metallurgical Lab Equipment



Proven experience in LMF or Caster areas

Proven experience with SQL or other databases

Proven knowledge of Statistical Process Control Techniques

Proven knowledge of the mechanics of LMF and Caster

Proven experience with metallurgical examination of steel samples and failure analysis

Proven knowledge of SEM and Optical Microscopes with Automated Image Analyses


Selection Criteria;

An understanding of and proven commitment to the Nucor values, such as honesty, work ethic and personal responsibility

Safety – Has shown a commitment to not only personal safety performance, but has participated in crew and company safety programs.

Work Record- A proven history of success in current and previous positions. To include attendance, job performance and references

Communication Skills – Strong ability to express ideas and opinions both verbally and written in order to achieve positive outcomes.

Teamwork – A proven history of working well with other employees with the ability to contribute effectively in a team environment.

Leadership – Proven ability to influence others in a positive direction at all times to achieve success in accomplishing individual and team goals and objectives.



Interested applicants should email a current resume to