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Metals Lab Supervisor

Champaign, IL Job ID: 1372247

Wirco Inc. has been supplying high quality heat treat furnace replacement parts and fixtures since 1978. In 2005 Wirco purchased the foundry division formerly known as Alloy Engineering & Casting Co. Alloy, established in 1941 in Champaign Illinois, is well known throughout the industry for quality castings. Our Champaign foundry uses arc and induction furnaces in both our static and centrifugal casting peration.

Metals Lab Supervisor:

Job Summary:

Works with the Business Unit Managers and laboratory/support personnel to coordinate laboratory operations and metals department functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Forecasting raw material needs, ordering materials and sup plies, and tracking incoming materials including weights and analyses of incoming scrap metal • Data analysis and entry related to metals production, material receipts, material pricing, and internally-rejected product • Assist with maintaining the laboratory's A2LA accreditation in cluding internal audits and record-keeping • Hands-on metals testing support including metallographic sample preparation • Managing physical inventory counts for the metals department • Supervision of metals/lab personnel • Occasional fill-in coverage of the laboratory technician position

Educational Requirements:

• Completion of some college-level science coursework required

Preferred Education:

• 4-year degree in engineering or the physical sciences • B.S.

in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science, or related field highly preferred.


• Must have good written and verbal communication skills • Computer skills including Microsoft Office are a must. Resource management software experience and some programming familiarity are a plus.

• Industrial manufacturing experience is a plus, primary metals industry experience strongly preferred

Wirco Inc is an equal opportunity employer and offers many benefits, vacation, holiday pay, bonuses as well as a 401K program with company match. Interested candidates may e-mail

your resume to:

Or you may mail a copy to:

Julie Brinkley

1700 W Washington

Champaign, IL 61821

Wirco Inc

Location: Champaign, IL

Category: Professional