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Chemist at Ellwood Group

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New Castle, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Are you ready for a rewarding and challenging career in the steelmaking industry? 
Join us! We are looking for the best—those who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves to grow with our organization, personally and professionally!
About the Position:
Our Chemists ensure the accuracy and reliability of laboratory analytical equipment; performs chemical analysis of final steel samples; performs maintenance and standardization of analytical equipment, completes daily reporting tasks: production, hydrogen, chemistry; prepares samples for testing; maintains sample preparation equipment; identifies and marks jominy samples and performs duties in the Metallurgy Lab, when required.
About Ellwood Quality Steels:

  • Family-owned business with long-range vision.

  • The world leader in the production of high quality carbon, alloy, stainless and tool steel ingot.

  • Unmatched commitment to our customers.

  • Emphasis on flexibility, responsiveness, and problem solving.

  • Continual investment in our people, process, and equipment.

  • Highly trained workforce, state-of-the-art equipment and methodology.

  • A manufacturing environment where excellence is an everyday occurrence.


Our focus at Ellwood Quality Steels is to create an environment of opportunity where you can grow your career. Our culture values diverse talents and the contributions of all employees. Our commitment includes competitive compensation, support for your professional growth, and a range of employee benefits that help to protect the health and welfare of our people.

What You’ll Get:

  • Competitive compensation with eligibility for Profit Sharing

  • 401(k) retirement plan with an excellent Employer Match

  • Excellent health care, dental and vision plans

  • Company-paid Life, AD&D, and disability benefits

What You’ll Do:

  • Ensure the accuracy and reliability of laboratory analytical equipment.

  • Perform chemical analysis of final steel samples.

  • Perform maintenance and standardization of analytical equipment.

  • Complete daily reporting tasks: production, hydrogen, chemistry.

  • Prepare samples for testing.

  • Maintain sample preparation equipment.

  • Identify and mark jominy samples.

  • Perform duties in the Metallurgy Lab, when required.

What You’ll Need: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

  • Commitment to safety

  • Previous experience working in a chemistry lab environment with an emphasis on laboratory quality assurance.

  • X-ray analysis experience is a plus

  • Valid driver's license

  • Ability to use computer.

  • Strong work ethic

  • Willingness to learn

Will be required to submit to a criminal background investigation. Urine and hair follicle drug screening will be required upon offer of employment. Applicantsmust be able to provide a High School Diploma/GED and copy of Bachelor Degree upon hire.
Ellwood Quality Steels Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.