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Metallurgical Technician

Company: Arconic
Location: Davenport
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the ground transportation, aerospace, industrial, packaging and building and construction markets. In 2020, the businesses of Arconic Corporation reported annual revenue of $5.7 billion. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we make products that meet quality, efficiency and delivery objectives to achieve customer success and shareholder value.

We have an immediate opening for a Metallurgical Technician. This position provides the technical knowledge and support to ensure the metallurgical understanding of critical processes and products for the ingot casting & RAP department. This support includes metallurgical practice determination, quality systems process improvement, and molten metal & ingot product testing and inspection. The role also serves as Quality help chain for Teams and Coaches.

Main Activities/Role Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance with quality requirements for molten metal casting
  • Evaluation and disposition of process and product for compliance to metallurgical and quality standards
  • Tactical engagement and support for crews to aid in pit set ups, sampler maintenance, mold shop support, and VPM adherence
  • Cast report disposition
  • Trouble shooting and metallurgical practice adjustments to improve pit recovery
  • Operator training and quality coaching
  • Quality Star Point Support
  • Molten metal quality testing and equipment maintenance
  • Metallurgical project support

Metallurgical & Quality Assurance Leadership

  • Ensures that quality systems in their area are performing correctly and reacts to exceptions, especially systems and processes impacting product integrity.
  • Helps maintain critical processes including molten metal quality testing.

ABS and Technical Leadership

  • Supports process and product improvement initiatives utilizing the appropriate quality and ABS tools within a manufacturing area.
  • Supports quality system activities within a manufacturing or product area.
  • Provides support in capability and compliance technical audits.

Knowledge

  • Develops an understanding critical process and product characteristics.
  • Develops an understanding of business objectives and cost structure.
  • Working knowledge of ABS and problem-solving skills.
  • Develops rapport with crew members and works effectively on teams.
  • Attention to detail, and strong interpersonal and communication skills required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of one (1) years of manufacturing experience.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree from an accredited institution.
  • Aluminum manufacturing experience with basic understanding of different aluminum alloy compositions.
  • Experience with the application of lean manufacturing principles in a manufacturing setting.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with "out of the box" thinking
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Experience working in a union environment.

Keywords: Arconic, Davenport , Metallurgical Technician, Other , Davenport, Iowa

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