Globe Metallurgical Inc. is seeking applicants for a Chief Chemist in Selma, Al. Globe Metallurgical Inc. is part of the Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing Industry.



SALARY: $70k - $90k


  • Follow Safety procedures and guidelines as established by management.
  • Maintains current analytical procedures and develops new procedures to ensure smooth and efficient laboratory operation.
  • Purchases laboratory equipment, supplies and maintains the present laboratory equipment in good operating condition.
  • Ensures that the laboratory establishes and maintains a calibration program for testing equipment that affect quality results.
  • Implements quality control processes and drafts management review reports.
  • Utilizes effective employee management solutions to improve productivity.
  • Reviews periodically methods, procedures, reporting, and processes to increase efficiency.
  • Maintains laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards, troubleshooting procedures, ensuring staff compliance and certifying instrument performance.
  • Evaluates direct reports on technical abilities, performance and leadership development skills.
  • Maintain quality results by establish and implementing quality assurance measures, performing proficiency surveys, making adjustments in quality procedures and maintaining appropriate records.
  • Generates relevant and detailed reports of all laboratory activity.
  • Implements and enforces quality control and tracking programs to meet objectives.
  • Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation and procedures by exploring alternatives, preparing proposals, developing and performing parallel and monitoring progress.
  • Ensures that health, safety policies, standards and procedures are complied with at all times.



  • Outlook, Excel, MS Office Suite and SAP
  • Attention to detail


  • Be task oriented, able to plan, implement, and complete tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Education: B.S. in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Heavy Industry, industrial manufacturing or related industry
  • Proven working experience as Chief Chemist preferred
  • Effective data trending, document control and technical bench skills
  • Strong problem-solving, training, organizational, documentation, computer and mentoring capabilities
  • Solid understanding of production processes
  • 5 Years of experience in Heavy Industry or related industry preferred


  • Manufacturing environment: noise, vibration, mechanical, electrical, chemical, dust


  • Medical, dental, & life insurance
  • Matching 401k
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 10 paid holidays


Please send resumes with “CHIEF CHEMIST” in the subject line to:

Equal Opportunity Employer