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    Summary

    This position reports directly to the Quality Manager, and in turn supervises a staff involved in assay and quality assurance work. The staff provides all non-engineering professional and technical support for the West Point Mint.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Supervisory Chemist, you will:

    - Direct the performance of a wide variety of chemical and special metal analyses. Set standard procedures and testing schedules which provide precise percentages of the elements present in (a) the incoming metals purchased from outside contractors, (b) in-house processed coins, (c) coin blanks received from outside contractors, (d) in-house processed ingots, and other manufacturing processes used at the West Point Mint, and chemical and physical analyses.
    - Provide technical trouble shooting in response to problems which develop in the production cycle.
    - Advise the Quality Manager regarding the solution of existing problems and steps which may be taken to head off problems before they develop.
    - Establish and maintain sampling and testing procedures for the Mint's rotating inventory of coinage material.
    - Direct the return to the supplier of metal which does not meet contractual specification.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel as needed.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

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