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Product Release Specialist

Company: Universal Stainless
Location: Bridgeville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc., established in 1994, is headquartered in Bridgeville, PA, with plants in North Jackson, OH, Dunkirk, NY, and Titusville, PA. Universal Stainless produces semi-finished and finished specialty steel long products and plate including stainless steel, tool steel, bearing steel, gear steel, and aircraft quality low alloy steels for use in a variety of industries, some you may know: Boeing, Ford, Chrysler, CAT, Toshiba, and GE Energy to name a few. Universal is committed to providing the best quality, delivery, and service possible.

Universal is looking for responsible, energetic new team members to support our manufacturing process.



Health Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drugs - 1st day of employment

Life Insurance - Equal to Annual Salary - 1st day of employment

Company Contribution Pension Plan

Profit Sharing

401(k) with Match

Paid Holidays & Vacation

Position Overview: To work with and/or be given direction by the Bridgeville Lab Manager on assigned job responsibilities regarding the coordination and review of testing results, order status, and dispositioning of orders for the Bridgeville and North Jackson plants.

Specific Responsibilities:

Specific primary responsibilities are defined by the following, but not limited to:

Develop a detailed understanding of testing requirements to meet specifications and standards
Review test results and/or process charts for acceptance per specification(s)
Create documentation and certifications based on the manufacturing order for specific operations steps
Expedite flow of order releases with Operations to ensure adherence to planning requirements
Extensive interaction within Operations, Sales & Technology
Foster a culture of a sense of urgency while also ensuring attention to detail in all processes in the assigned areas
Plan, execute, and monitor work including weekly OTP orders, monthly shipping target orders, and late orders lingering in the Lab
Ensure compliance with Quality Policies through adherence to standardized processes & practices

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Fluent in Microsoft Office
Requires good organizational skills and paying attention to detail
Must be able to interact with the salary and hourly workforce on safety, scheduling and training issues
Previous report and certification generation and review experience a plus, but not required
Familiarity with steel manufacturing process, testing requirements, and specifications
Must be highly organized and methodical in his/her approach to given tasks
Review mechanical testing, metallographic results, and chemical analysis
Create certifications for stainless steel semi-finished products

Other Responsibilities:

Communicate with all levels of employees
Ability to multi-task
Other tasks or duties as assigned
Willingness to be an agent of change for improvement over the course of employment
Willingness to adapt to changing priorities, and respond to immediate operational needs
Ability to work over-time, including weekends and/or anytime directed by Department Manager

Education and Experience:

College degree with business or engineering background in any related discipline
High School Graduate, BS degree
Experience in material test specification desired (AMS, ASTM, etc.)
Previous report and certification generation and review experience a plus, but not required


Ensure personal compliance with safety policies and rules, including PPE requirements
Ensure personal compliance with applicable regulatory (safety, environmental, health) standards
Reporting and participation in the investigations of safety incidents and/or accidents

Physical and Other Requirements:

Ability to safely move around in a heavy industrial plant environment; including but not limited to:
Walking or riding from building-to-building o Ascending or Descending steps within the plant
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Lifting up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis

Universal Stainless is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.%50407083% %%sales%%

Keywords: Universal Stainless, Pittsburgh , Product Release Specialist, Other , Bridgeville, Pennsylvania

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