Determine product characteristics based on customer or specification requirements and develop process parameters to meet these requirements. Set up process parameters for new products to be made. Set the standard for product realisation (rules, procedures) Monitor the product and process for quality and throughput. Make deposition decisions on non-conforming product. Implement business systems to support the preceding. Optimise throughput (quality, yield, volume, cost) Train metallurgical EIT,s for the business. Solve technical systems and metallurgical problems arising.