Metallurgical Engineer IV designs and initiates processes for the manufacturing of metals from ores and for the operation of the related production equipment. Performs analysis and tests to aid in the development of new and improved metals and alloys as well as their applications to various products. Being a Metallurgical Engineer IV requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Metallurgical Engineer IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Metallurgical Engineer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience.