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Engineer Quality

Florence, Alabama, United States
May 09, 2019

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Thomas H. Tyson

PO Box ***

Killen, AL *****



Accomplished team orientated Metallurgical/Product Engineer seeking a position where my eight years of working with multiple metals, resulting in improved bottom line results, improved process, and timely launch/production of products will benefit my employer.


Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering -

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Graduation date, May 2007

Major Related courses completed:

Statics and Dynamics

Intro. to Thermodynamics

Electrical Systems

Mechanics of Solids

Thermodynamics of Materials

Ceramic Materials

Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Manufacturing Processes

Thermal, Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Materials

Physical Materials I

Materials Lab I

Materials Lab II

Materials Lab III

Characterization of Materials

Composite Materials

Polymeric Materials

Metals and Alloys

Senior Design I

Senior Design II

Professional Skills:

Metallurgical Engineer

Quality Engineer/Process/Rolling Tech. Engineer

Aluminum knowledge – High and low strength

Aluminum rolling – hard alloys

Zirconium and Hafnium alloys

Wire and Rod Drawing

Product evaluation

Failure Analysis and Root cause

ASTM, ASME and customer specifications

Contract Review and Approval

Worked with sales department on non-conforming material



Ability to identify and act to resolve problems in the production process

Auditing- Internal and Supplier

Six Sigma training


ATI Specialty Alloys and Components, April 2011 – Present

Product Engineer

Develop and maintain drawing, grinding and annealing processing for specialty alloys used in nuclear and medical fields

Perform specification review with quality department at the start of contracts

Interpret and apply ASTM requirements to process

Develop and maintain inventory levels to satisfy orders

Perform quarterly internal audits to meet ISO requirements

Scheduled and dispositioned furnace surveys for continuous furnaces

Create cost models for new business

Wise Alloys, Muscle Shoals AL, June 2007 – January 2011

Process Engineer- 3 Stand Cold Mill & Hotmill

Responsible for keeping up with process variables, disposition of non-conforming material, evaluate material gauge on a daily basis, employee training records, reviewing and refining rolling process, internal audits, data collection, interdepartmental relations, lubrication packages, formal report-outs before management, and other related duties

Metallurgist/Gauge Specialist- Hotmill

Develop and maintain rolling process for low strength body stock alloys

Review and disposition final mechanical properties before shipment

Review and disposition surface defects using online visual inspection system

Reviewed and controlled plant wide gauge

Scheduled and dispositioned furnace surveys for both direct and indirect heated furnaces

Assisted in implementation of new gauge control and process review software on several key pieces of equipment

Quality/Process Engineer/Rolling Technology Engineer-5 Stand Cold Mill

Assisted in developing process to roll high strength aluminum on 5 Stand Cold Mill, led problem solving and brainstorming sessions to solve engineering problems, audited and became a liaison between grinding shop and rolling mill, disposition and divert non-conforming material, performed bi-quarterly process audits, controlled lubrication packages, daily updates to quality reports

UAB Campus Recreation Center, January 2006-December 2006

Weight room supervisor

Worked on campus with attending my BSMSE degree

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office

C+ Programming


Pro- Engineer

AS/400 systmes

Parsytec Indpection System

Optimize Gauge & Process software

Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle Business Intelligence

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