Research Engineer
EVRAZ North America
Regina, SK
At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

Job Description and Responsibilities

EVRAZ’s Research and Development (R&D) team is seeking a highly qualified Research Engineer to focus on our tubular and flat product development research. In this technically challenging position you will apply a knowledge of steelmaking, physical metallurgy and pipe forming operations to lead the development and optimization of steel chemistry and rolling practices to meet Canadian Standards Association (CSA), American Petroleum Institute (API), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and other specifications.

Direct and coordinate development projects pertaining to the production and processing of hot rolled steels and heat treated products for tubular and other flat applications
Interact with tubular and flat divisions to establish product development priorities
Arrange and coordinate trials in EVRAZ and partner steel facilities and track production through pipe and plate mills
Ensure necessary data is collected to assess performance and oversee analysis of results
Provide work direction and training to laboratory staff performing metallurgical material assessments
Communicate results and recommend further actions

Job Requirements

M.Sc. in Metallurgical or Materials Engineering, preference will be given to candidates with Ph.D. and strong knowledge of steel physical metallurgy and mechanical property assessment
Minimum of 5 years of relevant industrial or research experience
General knowledge of steelmaking, hot rolling practices and pipe forming technology
Experience with advanced materials characterization techniques and equipment
Familiarity of tubular and flat grades, an asset
Proficient in verbal and written English, exhibit good presentation skills
Knowledge of data acquisition systems
Experience with thermal-mechanical modeling of processes and systems
Experience with statistical experimental design and analysis is beneficial
Travel to EVRAZ facilities and partners outside of Regina will be expected and the ability to freely travel between US and Canada will be required

All applicants must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
Short and long term disability programs
Competitive retirement plans
Paid vacations
Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
Tuition reimbursement
Wellness program