Job Description

Metallurgists work with metals and alloys in the development, production and manufacturing of metal items/structures that range from tiny precision-made components to huge heavy engineering parts.

Metallurgists work with a wide range of products including non-ferrous metals, copper sheet/wire, precious metals, iron, steel, stainless steel, zinc, copper and aluminium alloys.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • investigating corrosion and metal failure/fatigue
  • liaising with and supervising engineering and technical staff
  • creating precise designs for components
  • developing prototypes and innovative solutions to problems
  • developing new test/repair processes
  • liaising with clients to determine and interpret design requirements
  • providing technical advice about the suitability of metals for different purposes
  • making recommendations and advising about product feasibility
  • undertaking new product research
  • ensuring adherence to manufacturing quality standards
  • overseeing operational quality control processes
  • using specialist computer applications
  • carrying out laboratory based analysis of samples
  • using both destructive and non-destructive techniques to test composition
  • investigating production problems.



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.