Jacksonville, AR 72076

Posted: 02/01/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 2 - Engineering & Manufacturing Job Number: JO10000329

Job Description

Venteon is currently looking for a Metallurgist for a globally recognized industry leader in the defense space located in Jacksonville, AR.   
Position Description
The Metallurgist will oversee the daily operation of the Metallurgical Laboratory and provide for its efficient operation. Will also serve as a technical resource to Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality and Supply Chain functions with regard to material selection, processing, and testing. Be the primary interface with suppliers and outside laboratories to assure that requirements are well defined and adhered to.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Main focus area to be in non-ferrous alloys, with occasional work in ferrous materials.
  • Create and maintain appropriate documentation to include work instructions, Heat Treat Specs, Material Specs, Lab Orders and logs, Lab Reports.
  • Prepare samples for metallographic examination and micro-hardness testing by sectioning, rough grinding, mounting, fine grinding, polishing and etching.
  • Interpret microstructures and draw conclusions regarding the material and the associated heat treat processes.
  • Perform micro-hardness tests, (Vickers and Knoop), per applicable standards (eg, ASTM).
  • Perform failure analysis, draw conclusions from data, and report the results in clear technical language supplemented by photographs.

Education, Experience, and Required Skills:
  • 5 years experience as a practicing Metallurgist and a Degree in a related field
  • Experience working with Brass and/or Steel highly preferred
  • Technical knowledge on Form Processing, Hardening, Annealing Flame and Induction Annealing primarily.
  • Experience with the heat treat and surface treatment processes common to the ammunition industry.
If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to
We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.
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