Product Metallurgist

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Gallatin LLC

Location: Ghent, KY, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to providing technical expertise for the products produced at the Nucor Gallatin division.  This position will work with the sales group and customers to ensure a thorough understanding of customer requirements; will ensure that produced coils meet the customer specifications that were ordered; and will assist in the planning, development, and coordination for new products and product trials.  In addition, this position may lead or assist in investigations of internally downgraded material or customer claimed material. This position is based in the plant but may require travel for training and/or customer visits.  Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy, Engineering, or a similar technical field
  • Three years of industrial experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as an Internal Lead Auditor
  • Familiarity with IATF16949 or ISO 9001
  • Experience with statistical analysis and data queries
  • Understanding of Commercial Excellence


We offer competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, life, 401(k), profit sharing, education reimbursement, training and advancement opportunities.


When registering for this job, be prepared to upload a resume.  The registration period will end on or before 1/31/20.


Nucor Steel Gallatin does not accept unsolicited resumes.  No phone calls please.  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future.


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Covington