To maintain melting processes by analysing data to ensure the quality of the casting is not impaired at any time.
Ensure metallurgical integrity of all cast products.
To research new products and trial them to see how quality can be improved by using such products.
To initiate and follow up on trials cast for product and process improvement.
To analyse casting scrap for defects.
Interpret various data to see how it can be used in resolving scrap problems or reducing them.
To ensure that process and procedures are updated and adhered to.
Ensure correct raw material testing / process control is carried out to ensure process capability.
To review exiting plant and equipment and make recommendations to improve / replace.
Co-operate with Plant Metallurgist to ensure accurate metallurgical reporting and defect analysis.
To produce various reports.
To monitor casting defect trends and react to ensure that defects are always in the downward trend.
Facilitate continuous improvement process.
Training of melting personnel.
Supervise training Metallurgical Engineer.
Facilitate team based management and world class teams.
Assist in preparation of annual melting budgets.
Assist melting personnel in solving of any technical problems.
- Ensure Melting Department compliance with OHS Act and ISO 14000.