Mistras Group
Technical Director - Phoenix AZ
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NDT.org Job Number: 56797 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Peter Miller
Phone: 5743040743
Company: Advanced Material Solutions
State: AZ Arizona
Contact: Peter Miller
Country: United States
Length: Full Time Direct
ABOUT AMS
AMS is a leading provider of high speed non-destructive flaw detection and parts cleaning services for the automotive, aerospace, defense, medical and other industries. Operating from offices in Phoenix Arizona and Ogden Utah, AMS has provided non-destructive testing and parts cleaning services to a range of industries for nearly 20 years. The company specializes in providing high speed ultrasonic inspection of safety critical parts in a one-stop production operation to inspect, clean, rust-proof and ship components "just in time". AMS also provides custom NDT equipment design and build, process and system design, software engineering as well as on site testing and analysis utilizing several NDT disciplines.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Technical Director will work from the Phoenix location and will have company-wide responsibility for the design and implementation of all inspection and parts cleaning systems, execution of all R&D projects, the qualification and certification of all NDT personnel in accordance with SNT-TC-1A, and management of the quality system.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
> Develops and implements inspection and cleaning systems (mechanical design, pulse/echo systems, controller/multiplexer, calibration scheme, accept/reject scheme, work cell design) to meet needs of customer driven and or internal projects
> Oversees and ensures proper functioning of all inspection, cleaning and related equipment used in serial production in partnership with the operations team
> Leads day to day execution of all R&D projects whether customer or internally driven. These projects are prosecuted separately from serial production work managed by the operations team
> Authors, implements and oversees the personnel qualification and certification system in accordance with SNT-TC-1A
> Authors, implements and oversees the quality system
> Reports / escalates / resolves issues as needed
> Assists senior management team with corporate development as needed
> Adheres to company values and standards
> Performs plant wide end of shift 5S/cleanup daily or as directed
> Accurately and completely performs record keeping as directed
> Other duties as assigned by President

Skills:
QUALIFICATIONS
> Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder)
> Minimum 10 years’ experience in the field of NDT
> ASNT UT Level III certification is required; ASNT ET, MT, PT minimum level II certifications are required, level III preferred
> Minimum 5 years’ experience in design and implementation of high speed inspection systems
+ UT inspection utilizing conventional transducers (A-scan, C-scan)
+ UT inspection utilizing phased array transducers
+ RAM-NDT
+ High speed ET
+ Familiarity with PLC, sub system communication, signal processing and related equipment control systems
+ Process automation to include part conveyance into, through and out of system
> Experience implementing and managing personnel certification system per NAS 410 or SNT-TC-1A
> Experience implementing and managing quality system per ISO 9000, AS 9100 or equivalent
> B.S. degree in relevant field (e.g. Engineering, Materials) is required, advanced degree preferred
> Expert-level use of MS Office required
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