|Development||Twenty two years of proactive introduction of new alloys, new processes, new process combinations, new materials to aid processing and the application, with some invention, of novel design concepts.|
Use of GMP methodology with full qualification and validation procedures. Development of and use of risk management methods in admin' and production processes.
|Production||Eleven years as production manager with development responsibilities and targets. Three years full time being responsible for shop floor simulation project implementation using IBM software.|
|Ultrasonic testing, eddy current testing full laboratory testing and certification||Responsible for all operations including initial Nadcap accreditation - now merit status. Responsible for one level lll eight level ll and 10 level l qualified operators.|
Purchase of UT equipment – rotary and stationary.
Failure investigations, permeability tests, delta ferrite, corrosion tests, all mechanical testing and analytical methods etc. Microscopy – optical and electron including EBSD. Impulse fatigue testing. Contractile strain ratio testing.
|Technical surveillance and audit of raw material suppliers||Principle quality melters and hot workers of primary products in the USA, Russia, Europe and companies in China and India including stainless steel and titanium meltshops, casting and primary processing-slabs, billets and hot extrusions.|
Technical surveillance of modern wide cold strip mills, rolling and processing Stainless steels, nickel and titanium alloys.
|Standards, procedures and risk management.||Creating of Operating and Quality Control procedures. Quality Assurance and purchasing specifications. Product specifications and Quality Manual. Use of techniques such as FMEA etc for control and risk management purposes.|
Raising and progressing the progress of international standards. On two national standards committees
|Metallurgical and process|
|In house and on product supplied to customers and received from suppliers. Too numerous to detail. Use of all Electron microscopy techniques including EBSD, traditional methods and use of 8D analysis etc. Number of investigations undertaken over a 40 year period – probably thousands.|
|Management of new standards, Implementation of quality approvals etc|
|ISO EN9100 issues A,B|
Nadcap approvals – heat treatment, Lab testing and ultrasonic testing. Preparation for Airbus Grams. Supply of material under Airbus Grams, Qualification of Aircraft hydraulic tube for Airbus, Eurocopter, Eurofighter etc. Meeting Rolls Royce SABRe requirements and method of manufacture documents.
Similar qualifications for medical, offshore, and power generation and nuclear products, semi conductor plant tubing and companies. Close working relationships with these companies. Supply of material with ASME 111 requirements.
Pier Group reviewed papers on Titanium crystalographic structure development and papers on certain corrosion aspects of supper duplex stainless steels.
|Technical Sales and purchasing support for all the above activities in the US, India, China, Russia, Japan, most European countries including Poland and Sweden and Norway.|
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