Metallurgist (Plant Manager)

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My client a leading steel manufacturer in KSA is currently looking for Metallurgist (Plant Manager) to join their team in Riyadh. Reporting to CEO, you will manage workers in all 3 factories, design and control processes to separate metals from ore, monitor and test for corrosion and develop ways to improve metals by making them stronger or more adaptable. Below more details:

  • Design and control processes to separate metals from ore
  • Monitor and test for corrosion
  • Develop ways to improve metals by making them stronger or more adaptable
  • Test details to ensure they meet quality and safety standards.
  • Assess the physical structure and behavior of metals
  • Investigate accidents where it is suspected that the cause may be related to metallurgical failure, such as in air crashes
  • Produce reports on research and tests carried out.
  • Control the shaping of metals through casting, rolling, forging and drawing
  • Join metals using welding and soldering techniques
  • Design metal components and prototypes.
  • Interpret and understand design drawings and make recommendations
  • Make manufacturing time-critical decisions
  • Monitor quality standards in manufacturing and finishing
  • Take responsibility for health and safety issues of staff and components in manufacturing
  • Carry out structural analysis using sophisticated computer software
  • Write documents, manuals, metallurgical investigations, and reports in support of customer liaison
  • Discuss different solutions to problems with other technical staff
  • Interpret customers’ manufacturing design requirements and product application
  • Install and commission processing equipment
  • Research and develop test or repair technology and new products.


  • Relevant University degree in Engineering, Materials Science or Engineering, Metallurgy, Manufacturing
  • 15+ years of experience in the Steel industry and manufacturing management.
  • Experience in scrap sorting and processing
  • Experience in induction furnace operation
  • Experience in hot rolling mill
  • Responsible for P&L at a business unit level
  • Experience in managing labor / teams in excess of 100+
  • Experience in commissioning greenfield projects or modernization projects is a plus