Mechanical Creep Technician

  • Element Materials Technology
  • Charlotte, NC 28273, United States
  • Mar 01, 2019
Full time Business Development Engineering Human Resources Manufacturing Sales

Job Description

The Creep Technician will be responsible for the measurement, test preparation, testing, and reporting of creep and stress rupture specimens.  The individual hired for this position will perform sample preparation of materials for testing to aerospace specifications and procedures. This individual must maintain high quality work with attention to detail while ensuring personal productivity, and efficiency. Good communication skills are required, along with a strong work ethic, and positive attitude. The successful applicant will thrive in a high volume, fast paced environment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and interpret written work instructions and customer testing drawings
  • Conduct creep and stress rupture testing on metallic materials.
  • This position will be on Third Shift and require weekend coverage.
  • Operate creep frames, computer, and comparator
  • Interpret basic blueprints and drawings
  • Accurately use basic measuring devices, including tape measure, caliper, and micrometer
  • Operate surface grinding equipment.
  • Read and interpret specifications pertaining to specimen dimension requirements
  • Effectively prioritize work load and use of available resources within time constraints
  • Observe proper safety procedures in a machine shop environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and proactively maintain a strong professional relationship with key decision makers and influencers within assigned accounts.
  • Identify current and future customer service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual customers, acting as a liaison between the customers and Element.
  • Identify opportunities early in the sales cycle to ensure maximum share of wallet for Element.
  • Qualify opportunities with assistance of inbound team/specialists
  • Manage relationships and utilize technical support to assist in Sales
  • Follow up in a timely manner on quotations for the assigned customer base
  • Actively utilize CRM to record activities, ensuring contact details are accurate, duplicates are removed, new information is added and accurate call / visit logs are entered
  • Actively participate in regular pipeline reviews, ensuring all CRM records are up to date and critical success factors are identified for key opportunities
  • Achieve sales goals by converting and penetrating accounts
  • Build and maintain a working knowledge of Element’s service offerings; participate in training/coaching opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with all Element policies including but not limited to Terms and Conditions, trade compliance, treatment of others, moral code of conduct, and employee handbook.
  • Ensure adherence to all applicable laws pertaining to safety, environment and corporate governance.